Iain Henderson returns to the squad to face England having completed 80 minutes for Ulster against Cardiff at the weekend.
However, Jordan Larmour sustained a hip injury in Leinster’s game against Benetton and has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations.
Jack Carty, Dave Heffernan (Connacht), Craig Casey, Gavin Coombes (Munster) and Robert Baloucoune, James Hume and Nick Timoney (Ulster) all return to the Ireland squad having featured for their respective provinces.
The uncapped Munster loose-head Jeremy Loughman is called up to the squad for the first time.
- Denny Solomona makes return to rugby ahead of international switch
- Surprise early favourite to sign free agent Mike Brown
- Retiring Sergio Parisse picks his toughest opponents
- George Ford suffers brutal head knock following collision
- Mako Vunipola suffers nasty little injury
SIR IAN MCGEECHAN’S ENGLAND XV TO FACE IRELAND:
- 15. Freddie Steward
- 14. Max Malins
- 11. Jack Nowell
- 13. Joe Marchant
- 12. Henry Slade