Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip return to Leinster's starting line-up for Magners League clash with Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Isa Nacewa switches to the right wing and Shane Horgan partners Gordon D'Arcy at centre.
Rocky Elsom starts at flanker in a back row which features Heaslip and Shane Jennings.
The replacements bench will be confirmed closer to kick-off.
Leinster: Girvan Dempsey; Isa Nacewa, Gordon D'Arcy, Shane Horgan, Rob Kearney; Felipe Contepomi, Chris Whitaker; Cian Healy, Bernard Jackman, Stan Wright, Leo Cullen (capt), Malcolm O'Kelly, Rocky Elsom, Shane Jennings, Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements (from): John Fogarty, Ollie Le Roux, Ronan McCormack, Trevor Hogan, Cameron Jowitt, Sean O'Brien, Chris Keane, Jonathan Sexton, Simon Keogh.
Henry Slade admits he could not watch his England team-mates celebrate their RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam triumph after suffering injury heartbreak, but now has the Red Rose's summer tour to Australia in his sights.