For his part Tigers coach Richard Cockerill makes two changes from the side that started against London Irish last wekend, with Alesana Tuilagi back from suspension to take over from Johne Murphy and Martin Castrogiovanni preferred to Julian White in the front row.
Leinster: I Nacewa; S Horgan, B O'Driscoll, G D'Arcy, L Fitzgerald; J Sexton, C Whitaker; C Healy, B Jackman, S Wright; L Cullen capt, M O'Kelly; R Elsom, S Jennings, J Heaslip. Replacements: J Fogarty, R McCormack, D Toner, S O'Brien, S Keogh, R Kearney, G Dempsey.
Leicester Tigers: G Murphy capt; S Hamilton, A Erinle, D Hipkiss, A Tuilagi; S Vesty, J Dupuy; M Ayerza, G Chuter, M Castrogiovanni; T Croft, B Kay; C Newby, B Woods, J Crane. Replacements: B Kayser, J White, L Deacon, L Moody, H Ellis, M Smith, J Murphy
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales).