The winners will face either France or Belgium in Saturday’s title clash.
Up front Kieran Ball and Jonathan Murphy start alongside captain Tadhg Furlong. Conor Kindregan and Alan O’Connor will again anchor the second row with Charles Gallagher, Conor Clancy and Eoghan Masterson in the back row.
Kieran Marmion and try-scoring Grant Connon form the half-back partnership. Carlow’s Thomas Daly and Michael Sherlock of Skerries will combine in the centre while Callum Boland is named at full back with Joe Keane and Ferdia Keane completing the back three. Meanwhile the Irish U18 Schools squad to compete in a Five Nations Festival in Llandovery RFC, Wales (April 2-10) has been named.
Coach Terry McMaster has included 27 players in his selection.
IRELAND, (U18 v Georgia): C Boland, (Buccaneers, Connacht); F Kenny, (Presentation Bray/Greystones, Leinster); M Sherlock, (Skerries, Leinster); T Daly, (Carlow, Leinster); J Keane, (UL Bohemians, Connacht); G Connon, (Newcastle Falcons, Exiles); K Marmion, (Kirkham GS, Exiles); K Ball, (Wellington College/Saracens, Exiles); J Murphy, (Banbridge, Ulster); T Furlong, (New Ross, Leinster); C Kindregan, (Monivea, Connacht); A O’Connor, (Skerries, Leinster); C Gallagher, (Banbridge, Ulster); C Clancy, (Stoneyhurst College/London Irish, Exiles); E Masterson, (Portlaoise, Leinster).
Replacements: T Margetson, (Wellington College, Exiles); J Considine, (Young Munster, Munster); C Tonge, (Skerries, Leinster); D Mannion, (Wicklow, Leinster); C Ryan, (Navan, Leinster); A Khan, (Navan, Leinster); J Walsh, (London Wasps, Exiles); J Carty, (Buccaneers, Connacht); C Farrell, (Clogher Valley, Ulster); S Layden, (Cistercian Coll. Roscrea, Connacht); C McGovern, (Crosshaven, Munster).
IRELAND U18 SCHOOLS SQUAD: Backs, (13): L McGrath, (St Michael’s College); H Doyle, (Royal School Armagh); P Jackson, (Methodist College); S Coghlan Murray, (Newbridge College); M Corballis, (St Michael’s College); A Thomas, (Castleknock College); S Macauley, (Clongowes Wood College); C Marsh, (St Michael’s College); R McMaster, (Coleraine Academical Institution); P Nelson, (Royal School Dungannon); G O’Suilleabhain, (Clongowes Wood College); C Simpson, (Ballymena Academy); JJ Hanrahan, (Rockwell College).
Forwards, (14): A Clarkin, (Terenure College); A Conneely, (Colaiste Iognaid); E Cross, (Crescent Community College); C Gilsenan Clongowes Wood College); J Conan, (St Gerard’s School); D Qualter, (Sligo Grammar School); R Harrison, (Methodist College); K McCall, (Wallace High School); D Merrey, (The King’s Hospital); J Rael, (Castletroy Community College); P Reilly, (Castleknock College); N Scannell, (Presentation College Cork); Y Browne, (CBC); S Buckley, (Rockwell College).