Iain Henderson will start for Ulster against Edinburgh at Murrayfield on Friday night, while Leinster have made wholesale changes to their side.
Republic of Ireland international Kevin Foley has joined FC Copenhagen after having his contract cancelled at Wolverhampton Wanderers by mutual agreement.
Head coach Anthony Foley has made eight changes for Munster's round ten Pro12 clash against Glasgow Warriors.
Sharaasa gained compensation for an agonising defeat last time out when landing the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Fillies Maiden at Dundalk.
Hannah's Magic chose a good time to get off the mark as she landed the Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Fillies Handicap, the most valuable race at Navan.
Mick Foley of Kildare and Meath's Kevin Reilly look forward to the Leinster football semi-final
Tommy Stack's Wannabe Better sprouted wings in the closing stages to land the feature race at Leopardstown, the Group Three Ballycorus Stakes.
Newly appointed number one jockey to Gigginstown House Stud Bryan Cooper celebrated his elevation with a win on Avondhu Lady at Cork.
Mick Halford landed a double in the two most valuable races on the Dundalk card, both of them ridden by Shane Foley.
Read Glenn Mason's latest installment from the Republic of Ireland training base in Montecatini.
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has strongly defended his decision to drop Kevin Foley from his Euro 2012 squad in favour of Paul McShane.
Kevin Foley says he feel betrayed after being dropped from the Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming European Championships in Poland and Ukraine.
It was a day of earthquakes and shocks in Montecatini as northern Italy was rocked by Terromotte and Kevin Foley was left devastated by his axing from the Republic of Ireland squad, writes Glenn Mason.
Paul McShane says he is happy to be included in the squad but he feels for Kevin Foley
Kevin Foley says he felt betrayed by Giovanni Trapattoni's decision to omit him from the squad
Giovanni Trapattoni explains why he decided to take Paul McShane to the Euro 2012 finals instead of Kevin Foley
Paul O'Flynn reports on Paul McShane's promotion and Kevin Foley's relegation from the Irish squad
Tony O'Donoghue reports from the Irish training camp on Kevin Foley's reaction to his late omission from the squad
Giovanni Trapattoni has revealed his agony over the decision to leave Kevin Foley out of the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 squad.
Paul McShane has been named in the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 squad with Kevin Foley omitted.