The half back slots will be filled by Ian Keatley and Frank Murphy while up front there is a new look front row with Brett Wilkinson and Robbie Morris propping alongside Sean Cronin at hooker.
Michael McCarthy moves from the back row to second row to partner Andrew Farley and Captain John Muldoon moves from number eight to blindside flanker. Fit again Ray Ofisa is selected at openside with Colm Rigney playing at number eight.
F Carr; L Bibo, G Duffy, K Matthews, M Roberts; I Keatley, F Murphy; B Wilkinson, S Cronin, R Morris; M McCarthy, A Farley; J Muldoon (C), R Ofisa, C Rigney.
C Muldoon, R Loughney, M Swift, J O'Connor, K Campbell, A Wynne, J Hearty.
R Davies; L Morahan, M Turinui (C), A Faingaa, A Toua, B Gollings, W Genia; S Seimonek, J Hanson, J Kennedy; V Humphries, R Simmons; S Higginbotham, P Luafutu, L Houston.
A Anae, G Holmes, A Byrnes, J Schatz, B McKibbin, J Lance, J Harvey