Wales will be looking to stop the Irish juggernaut when the two meet at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Jamie Heaslip's inclusion in the starting XV is the only change to the Ireland side for their Six Nations match against Wales on Saturday.
Scott Spedding will start at fullback for France against Italy in Rome on Sunday.
Zimbabwe-born loose forward David Denton will make his first appearance of this year's Six Nations against England at Twickenham on Saturday.
Mike Brown will start at fullback in one of two changes to the England side to face Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday.
Sam Warburton will lead an unchanged Wales starting XV for their Six Nations clash against Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen fears that rugby is becoming boring after watching the Six Nations over the weekend.
Ireland have replaced England at No 3 on the World Rugby rankings following their 19-9 win in Dublin on Sunday.
The defending Six Nations champions were full value for their 19-9 win in Dublin.
Ireland moved one step closer to retaining their Six Nations crown with a 19-9 victory over England in Dublin on Sunday.