Brian O'Driscoll was named Thursday in the Ireland side to take on Italy in their Six Nations closer in Rome on Saturday .
Italy coach Jacques Brunel made three changes ahead of Saturday's final Six Nations clash against Ireland at the Olympic Stadium.
England continued their unbeaten run in the Six Nations but were far from convincing in their 18-11 victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday.
Italian coach Jacques Brunel made seven changes, including six newcomers, in his team to face England in a Six nations encounter at Twickenham on Sunday.
A convincing victory for England on Sunday against Italy will stand them in great stead to go on to win their first Grand Slam since 2003.
Mako Vunipola will make his first start for England in Sunday's Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham Stadium.
Influential Italian captain Sergio Parisse was on Wednesday cleared to face England in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Wales interim coach Rob Howley hailed the flexibility of his players as they maintained their title defence hopes with a 26-9 victory over Italy.
Wales scored two tries in the second half to cruise to a comprehensive 26-9 Six Nations victory over Italy in a wet Rome on Saturday.
Six Nations champions Wales expect a tight match against Italy on Saturday despite the hosts missing influential captain Sergio Parisse.
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