The squad was selected throughout the AIB League season to date with club coaches asked to put forward names of opposition players that had impressed them.
Brian Walsh of Cork Con has been named as Coach and he is assisted by Brian Hyland of UCC. Donal Brennan assumes the Team Manager role.
In addition to this, a four-man team of selection advisors including Chairman Roly Meates, Finbar Dennehy (Munster), Ciaran Smith (Connacht), and David Smyth (Ulster) have been monitoring games and recommending players for consideration.
FORWARDS (23): Ron Boucher (Lansdowne), Rory Brosnan (Garryowen), Ian Caldwell (Ballymena), Ross Condren (Greystones), Simon Crawford (Clontarf), Matt Crockett (St. Mary's College), Martin Gatley (Highfield), Conor Hartigan (Highfield), Dave Harty (Dolphin), Hugh Hogan (St. Mary's College), Anthony Kavanagh (Garryowen), Adrian Kirkpatrick (Ballymena), Alan Maher (Lansdowne), Peter Malone (Garryowen), Kieron Moloney (Blackrock College), Stephen Nolan (Terenure College), Simon Shawe (Ballymena), Rob Sweeney (St. Mary's College), Merle O'Connell (Cork Constitution), John Ed O'Connor (UL Bohemians), Shane O'Connor (Cork Constitution), Alex O'Sullivan (Greystones), Damien Varley (Garryowen).
BACKS (20): John Anderson (Malone), John Cleary (Galwegians), Sam Cronin (UCC), Ruauri Cusheen (Old Belvedere), Brian Dennehy (UCC), Andrew Finn (Shannon), Cronan Healy (Cork Constitution), Derek Keane (Clontarf), Barry Keeshan (Dolphin), Alan Kinsley (Garryowen), Killian Lett (UCD), Eric Moloney (Dolphin), Dave McAllister (Terenure College), Richard McCarter (Dungannon), Dave McKethney (Greystones), Max Rantz McDonald (Clontarf), Robbie Shawe (Galwegians), Greg Stafford (Lansdowne), Glen Telford (Dungannon), Ed Torrie (UL Bohemians), Craig Woods (Ballymena).