4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
The side will be skippered by Blackrock lock David Gannon who remains in the side from last year along with fellow forwards Declan Fitzpatrick and Shane O'Connor.
Ireland Under 21.
15. Andrew Finn (Dolphin) 14. Richard Lane (UCC) 13. John Hearty (Blackrock Coll) 12. Glen Telford (Dungannon) 11. Tommy Bowe (Queens Uni) 10. Gareth Steenson (Queens Uni) 9. Tomas O'Leary (Cork Constitution) 1. John Wickham (Clontarf) 2. Denis Fogarty (Cork Constitution) 3. Declan Fitzpatrick (Belfast Harlequins) 4. David Gannon (Blackrock Coll) capt 5. Shane O'Connor (Cork Constitution) 6. Brendan O'Connor (Cork Constitution) 7. David O'Brien (Old Belvedere) 8. Jamie Heaslip (Dublin Uni)
Replacements 16. Conor Geoghegan (UCD) 17. Keith Doyle (UCD) 18. Neil McComb (Dundee HSFP) 19. Oisin Hennessy (Dungannon) 20. Robbie Shaw (Wasps) 21. Michael Glancy (Loughborough Uni) 22. Breiffne O'Donnell (UL Bohemians).