The tri are joined in the team by fellow back Darren Cave and forwards iain henderson and Dan Tuohy. Uncapped scrumhalf Paul Marshall and back row player Chris Henry have been included on the bench.
Mike Ross, Conor Murray and Ireland captain Jamie Heaslip have been retained from the team that started against South Africa last weekend.
Former Ireland U20 Jackson will partner Murray in the half backs with his provincial colleagues Marshall and Cave forming the centre partnership outside him.
The back three comprises Gilroy on the left wing with Fergus McFadden on the right and Denis Hurley at fullback.
Up front David Kilcoyne, who won his first cap last weekend, completes the front row with Sean Cronin while Tuohy and Donncha O’Callaghan make up the second row.
Heaslip anchors the scrum with Henderson and John Muldoon named at 6 and 7.
Ireland XV Team & Replacements v Fiji, Guinness Series 2012, Thomond Park, Saturday, November 17th, kick-off 5:30pm:
15 - Denis Hurley (Dolphin/Munster/1)
14 - Fergus McFadden (Old Belvedere/Leinster/15)
13 - Darren Cave (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster/3)
12 - Luke Marshall (Ballymena/Ulster)*
11 - Craig Gilroy (Dungannon/Ulster)*
10 - Paddy Jackson (Dungannon/Ulster)*
9 - Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster/13)
1 - David Kilcoyne (UL Bohemians/Munster/1)
2 - Sean Cronin (St. Mary's College/Leinster/22)
3 - Mike Ross (Clontarf/Leinster/23)
4 - Donncha O'Callaghan (Cork Constitution/Munster/89)
5 - Dan Tuohy (Ballymena/Ulster/5)
6 - Iain Henderson (Ballynahinch/Ulster/1)
7 - John Muldoon (Galwegians/Connacht/3)
8 - Jamie Heaslip (Naas/Leinster/51) (capt)
16 - Richardt Strauss (Old Wesley/Leinster/1)
17 - Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster/34)
18 - Michael Bent (Leinster/1)
19 - Donncha Ryan (Shannon/Munster/23)
20 - Chris Henry (Malone/Ulster/3)
21 - Paul Marshall (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster/)*
22 - Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster/33)
23 - Simon Zebo (Cork Constitution/Munster/2)
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