Leinster retain just 2 players from the St Stephens Day win over Munster for Mondays interpro derby with Connacht.
Dan Leavy and James Lowe keep their respective places in the back row and on the wing.
Johnny Sexton captains the side at out half along side Luke McGrath.
Noel Reid and Garry Ringrose are paired in the centre.
Rob Kearney comes in at full back with Fergus McFadden on the right wing.
Peter Dooley starts at loosehead for the first time this season with Seán Cronin and Andrew Porter also starting in the pack.
Selected in the second row are Ross Molony and Ian Nagle.
In the back row Dan Leavy is joined by Josh van der Flier and Max Deegan.
Connacht make three changes for the clash.
Hooker Tom McCartney, lock James Cannon and winger Cian Kelleher come into the side having all started as replacements in the home win over Ulster last weekend.