Captain Sergio Parisse returns for winless Italy, as the Azzurri look to cap a disappointing Six Nations campaign with a win against title hopefuls England.
England will field an unchanged starting line-up in Saturday's crucial Six Nations match against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico.
England will simply be targeting victory when they play Italy in Rome in their final Six Nations match on Saturday.
Ireland ensured Brian O'Driscoll's last home Test was a memorable one as they scored seven tries in a 46-7 demolition of Italy in Dublin.
Ireland will be looking to put away Italy and keep themselves at he top of the 6 nations table when the clash in Dublin.
Italian coach Jacques Brunel surprised by "resting" captain Sergio Parisse for Saturday's Six Nations match against Ireland.
The Ireland coaching team has made just one change to the starting XV that narrowly lost to England, for the Six Nations clash against Italy.
Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton could be sidelined for the remainder of the Six Nations tournament due to a thumb injury.
Having had his first taste of Test rugby in Ireland’s 10-13 Six Nations loss to England at Twickenham last Saturday, Leinster flank Jordi Murphy is hungry for more.
Brian O'Driscoll and Peter O'Mahony are Ireland’s only injury concerns ahead of next weekend’s Six Nations clash with Italy in Dublin.
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