Backs: Jonathan Bell (Ulster- Dungannon), Paul Burke (Harlequins), Gordon Darcy (Leinster-Lansdowne),Girvan Dempsey (Leinster-Terenure College), Guy Easterby (Llanelli), Barry Everitt (London Irish), Rob Henderson (Munster-Young Munster),Dennis Hickie (Leinster-St. Mary's College), Anthony Horgan (Munster-Cork Constitution), Shane Horgan (Leinster-Lansdowne),David Humphreys (Ulster-Dungannon), John Kelly (Munster-Cork Constitution), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Geordan Murphy (Leicester), Ronan O'Gara (Munster-Cork Constitution), Brian O'Meara (Leinster-Cork Constitution), Brian O'Riordan (Leinster-UCD), David Quinlan (Leinster-Blackrock College), Jememy Staunton (Munster-Garryowen), Peter Stringer (Munster-Shannon), James Topping (Ulster-Ballymena), Paddy Wallace (Ulster-Ballymena). Not considered due to injury:
Brian O'Driscoll (Leinster-Blackrock College) <hamstring>,Eric Miller (Leinster-Terenure College) <groin>, Tyrone Howe (Ulster-Dungannon) <groin>, Justin Bishop (London Irish) <ankle>, Paul Wallace (Leinster-Blackrock College) <shoulder>.
***More.....see accompanying Trial teams.
see accompanying Squad.
David Humphreys will captain the Whites, which will be coached by Matt Williams (Leinster) and the Colours will be led by Anthony Foley and coached by Alan Gaffney (Munster) in a pre Summer Tour Ireland National trial match at Lansdowne Road on Friday next, May 9 (kick off 6.30 pm).
The teams are:
- 15 - Girvan Dempsey; 14 - Geordon Darcy, 13 - John Kelly, 12 - Jonathan Bell, 11 - Anthony Horgan; 10 - David Humphreys captain, 9 - Peter : Stringer; 1 - Reggie Corrigan, 2- Frank Sheahan, 3 - Emmet Byrne, 4 - Donnacha O'Callaghan, 5 - Malcolm O'Kelly, 6 - Aidan McCullen, 7 - David Wallace, 8 - Victor Costello. Replacements - 16 - James Blaney (Munster - Shannon), 17 - Justin Fitzpatrick , 18 - Mick O'Driscoll (Munster- Cork Constitution), 19 - John O'Connor (Connacht - Galwegians), 20 - Brian O' Riordan, 21 - Jason Holland (Munster- Shannon), 22 - Ted Robinson (Connacht - Galwegians).
- 15 - Jeremy Staunton; 14 - Shane Horgan, 13 - David Quinlan, 12 - Rob Henderson, 11 - Dennis Hickie; 10 - Ronan O'Gara, 9 - Brian O'Meara; 1 - Marcus Horan, 2 - Shane Byrne, 3 - John Hayes, 4 - Leo Cullen, 5 - Paul O' Connell, 6 - Alan Quinlan, 7 - Keith Gleeson, 8 - Anthony Foley captain. Replacements - 16 - Gerry Flannery (Connacht-Galwegians), 17 - Simon Best, 18 - Damien Browne (Connacht-Galwegians) 19 - Des Dillon (Leinster- UCD), 20 - Eoin Reddan (Connacht-Old Crescent), 21 - Bryn Cunningham (Ulster-Dungannon), 22 - Mossy Lawlor (Munster-Shannon)..
Not considered owing to injury - Tyrone Howe, Eric Miller, Brian O'Driscoll, Mick Prendergast (Munster-Young Munster).
Not available for selection - Bernard Jackmam , Gary Longwell, Niall McMillan, Paul Shields, James Topping, Paddy Wallace (AIB League final next day); Kieron Dawson, Paul Burke, Guy Easterby, Simon Easterby, Barry Everitt, Kevin Maggs, Geordon Murphy (club commitments).