Watch Ireland vs France Live Streaming 2015 Six nations Rugby Live Online.This Rugby Union match will be kick off at Aviva Stadium in Ballsbridge, Republic of Ireland, Saturday 14 February 2015 online, Time 17:00 GMT (UTC+0) and its broadcast on BBC, RTE,S4C, Fox Sports,Online Channels,Sky Sports.
The British and Irish Lions trio are joined by fellow tourist Rory Best, who has passed a concussion testing, for the Dublin showdown on Saturday.
Sexton is back after completing his mandatory 12-week stand-down after suffering concussion four times during a 12-month period.
The Racing Metro fly-half replaces Ian Keatley while Best, the country’s most-capped hooker, will make his 80th Test appearance.
Flanker O’Brien has his second chance to make his first international appearance since November 2013 after a hamstring tweak forced him out in the warm-up in Italy last weekend.
Number eight Heaslip returns to the starting line-up after shoulder and knee problems, while Isaac Boss retains his place on Ireland’s bench despite Eoin Reddan’s return to fitness.
Leinster and Lions prop Cian Healy is back after the hamstring trouble that dogged him since September to take a seat alongside Reddan but Keatley drops out of the squad altogether despite starting at fly-half in Rome last weekend.
Leinster’s Ian Madigan covers all inside-back positions and full-back from the Irish replacements.
One change for France
Eddy Ben Arous will make his first start for France against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in the only change from the team which beat Scotland 15-8 in Paris.
France have made just one change to the team that stuttered to a 15-8 win over Scotland last weekend with loosehead prop Eddy Ben Arous replacing the injured Alexandre Meni.
Despite a rocky start against Scotland, Philippe Saint-Andre has kept faith with scrum-half Rory Kockott who will once again partner Camille Lopez in the half-backs.
Brice Dulin is still hampered by a sore arm so Scott Spedding again starts at full-back for his fifth cap.
Ireland: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Jared Payne, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 Simon Zebo, 10 Jonny Sexton, 9 Conor Murray; 1 Jack McGrath, 2 Rory Best, 3 Mike Ross, 4 Devin Toner, 5 Paul O’Connell (c), 6 Peter O’Mahony, 7 Sean O’Brien, 8 Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Martin Moore, 19 Iain Henderson, 20 Jordi Murphy, 21 Isaac Boss, 22 Ian Madigan, 23 Felix Jones.
France: 15 Scott Spedding, 14 Yoann Huget, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Wesley Fofana, 11 Teddy Thomas, 10 Camille Lopez, 9 Rory Kockott; 1 Eddy Ben Arous, 2 Guilhem Guirado, 3 Rabah Slimani, 4 Pascal Pape, 5 Yoann Maestri, 6 Thierry Dusautoir (c), 7 Bernard Le Roux, 8 Damien Chouly.
Replacements: 16 Benjamin Kayser, 17 Uini Atonio, 18 Vincent Debaty, 19 Romain Taofifenua, 20 Loann Goujon, 21 Morgan Parra, 22 Remi Tales, 23 Remi Lamerat.