Declan Kidney has name his side for the return fixture against France in Dublin, which sees the return of outside centre and captain Brian O’Driscoll.
Up front Ireland have arguably selected their best pack with Paul O’Connell and Jamie Heaslip coming back into the side, with Sean O’Brien moving to 6. In the back, Tomas O’Leary and Jonathan Sexton come in at half-back, with Keith Earls moving to the wing to accomodate O’Driscoll and Felix Jones of Munster making a first start at full back.
Ireland: 15. Felix Jones, 14. Andrew Trimble, 13. Brian O’Driscoll (c), 12. Gordon D’Arcy, 11. Keith Earls, 10. Jonathan Sexton, 9. Tomas O’Leary, 8. Jamie Heaslip, 7. David Wallace, 6. Sean O’Brien, 5. Paul O’Connell, 4. Donncha O’Callaghan, 3. Mike Ross, 2. Rory Best, 1. Cian Healy.
Substitutes: 16. Jerry Flannery, 17. Tom Court, 18. Mike McCarthy, 19. Stephen Ferris, 20. Eoin Reddan, 21. Ronan O’Gara, 22. Luke Fitzgerald.