Ireland Coach Declan Kidney has named an unchanged starting XV for the first time in this year's RBS 6 Nations Championship for the penultimate game in Croke Park against Wales on Saturday.
Ireland Captain Brian O'Driscoll will earn his 100th cap for Ireland when he leads the team out on Saturday. The game against Wales will be his 63rd as Ireland captain.
Ireland second row Donncha O'Callaghan will also reach a milestone when he earns his 60th cap for Ireland on Saturday.
There is one change to the replacements with fullback Rob Kearney, having recovered from the injury picked up in the game against France, coming in for Andrew Trimble.
Ireland Team to play Wales :
15 - Geordan Murphy (Leicester)
14 - Tommy Bowe (Ospreys)
13 - Brian O'Driscoll (UCD/Leinster) (Capt.)
12 - Gordon D'Arcy (Lansdowne/Leinster)
11 - Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster)
10 - Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary's College/Leinster)
9 - Tomas O'Leary (Dolphin/Munster)
1 - Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
2 - Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster)
3 - John Hayes (Bruff/Munster)
4 - Donncha O'Callaghan (Cork Constitution/Munster)
5 - Paul O'Connell (Young Munster/Munster)
6 - Stephen Ferris (Dungannon/Ulster)
7 - David Wallace (Garryowen/Munster)
8 - Jamie Heaslip (Naas/Leinster)
16 - Sean Cronin (Buccaneers/Connacht)
17 - Tony Buckley (Shannon/Munster)
18 - Leo Cullen (Blackrock College/Leinster)
19 - Shane Jennings (St.Mary's College/Leinster)
20 - Eoin Reddan (Lansdowne/Leinster)
21 - Ronan O'Gara (Cork Constitution/Munster)
22 - Robert Kearney (UCD/Leinster)
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