Dowling, Sheahan and Ronan on A side.
The good form of Ian Dowling and Niall Ronan has been recognised with their inclusion on an A side that also includes Frank Sheahan for the clash with Scotland.
D O'Riordan; I Dowling, L Fitzgerald, G Duffy, G Brown; N O'Connor, I Boss capt; C Healy, F Sheahan, D Fitzpatrick; T Hogan, R Caldwell; S Keogh, N Ronan, S Ferris. Replacements:
A Flavin/J Fogarty, M Ross, D Ryan, D Pollock, C Keane, A Dunne, K Lewis