6 Dec, 21:27
Munster A tasted defeat for the first time this season as they went down 17-7 to Plymouth Albion in the British and Irish Cup on Friday night.
Up front there's a first start for Tommy O'Donnell who made his international debut off the bench last weekend against USA, though Dave Kilcoyne is relegated to the bench and there's no place in match day squad, once again captained by Peter O'Mahony, for Mike Sherry.
Canada v Ireland will be televised on TG4 with a 1am kick-off.
Ireland: F Jones; F McFadden, D Cave, J Downey, A Trimble; I Madigan, I Boss; T Court, R Strauss, M Ross; D Tuohy, D Toner; K McLaughlin, T O’Donnell, P O’Mahony (capt). Replacements: S Cronin, D Kilcoyne, D Fitzpatrick, M McCarthy, C Henry, P Marshall, P Jackson, R Henshaw.