Ireland Squad Named To Face Japan – Munster Rugby


The Eire teaching crew have named the Eire match day squad to face Japan on the Aviva Stadium within the opening fixture of the Vodafone Summer season Collection.

James Ryan will put on the captain’s armband on Saturday and will probably be partnered within the second row by Ultan Dillane.

Peter O’Mahony begins on the blindside flank and is joined within the backrow by Josh van der Flier and Caelan Doris, who makes his worldwide return after lacking the 2021 Six Nations Championships.

The entrance row is made up of Dave Kilcoyne, Ronan Kelleher and Finlay Bealham.

At half-back Jamison Gibson Park will associate Joey Carbery who returns to the worldwide scene for the primary time because the Rugby World Cup in 2019. Stuart McCloskey and Chris Farrell are paired in midfield with Jacob Stockdale and Jordan Larmour on the wings and Hugo Keenan is at fullback.

The replacements embrace Rob Herring, Ed Byrne, John Ryan, Ryan Baird, the uncapped Gavin Coombes, Craig Casey, Billy Burns and Shane Daly.

Final weekend Jamie Joseph’s Courageous Blossoms made the British and Irish Lions work exhausting for his or her 28-10 victory in Murrayfield.

5 Eire gamers – Chris Farrell, Jacob Stockdale, Josh van der Flier, Peter O’Mahony and James Ryan began towards Japan within the final encounter between the 2 sides on the 2019 Rugby World Cup with Dave Kilcoyne, Joey Carbery and Jordan Larmour that includes off the bench that day in Shizuoka.

The match will probably be televised by RTE (ROI) Channel 4 (NI) and kicks off at 1.00pm.

Vodafone Summer season Collection 2021

Eire crew to play Japan – third July 2021, Aviva Stadium

15. Hugo Keenan (Leinster/UCD) 11 caps
14. Jordan Larmour (Leinster/St Mary’s School) 29 caps
13. Chris Farrell (Munster/Younger Munster) 14 caps
12. Stuart McCloskey (Ulster/Bangor) 4 caps
11. Jacob Stockdale (Ulster/Lurgan) 34 caps
10. Joey Carbery (Munster/Clontarf) 22 caps
9. Jamison Gibson Park (Leinster) 9 caps
1. Dave Kilcoyne (Munster/UL Bohemians) 43 caps
2. Ronan Kelleher (Leinster/Lansdowne) 11 caps
3. Finlay Bealham (Connacht/Buccaneers) 14 caps
4. Ultan Dillane (Connacht/Corinthians) 18 caps
5. James Ryan (Leinster/UCD) 35 caps captain
6. Peter O’Mahony (Munster/Cork Structure) 75 caps
7. Josh van der Flier (Leinster/UCD) 31 caps
8. Caelan Doris (Leinster/UCD) 7 caps


16. Rob Herring (Ulster/Ballynahinch) 21 caps
17. Ed Byrne (Leinster/UCD) 4 caps
18. John Ryan (Munster/Cork Structure) 23 caps
19. Ryan Baird (Leinster/Dublin College) 3 caps
20. Gavin Coombes (Munster/Younger Munster) uncapped
21. Craig Casey (Munster/Shannon) 1 cap
22. Billy Burns (Ulster) 6 caps
23. Shane Daly (Munster/Cork Structure) 1 cap


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