Ireland Team To Face Italy Named

Ireland Team To Face Italy Named
By Mark Farrelly Updated

The Ireland team for Saturday has been named. Jonny Sexton has been cleared to play but Ian Henderson comes in for Peter O'Mahony who hasn't recovered in time from a hamstring injury.

However, Schmidt has said that he is confident O'Mahony will be fit for next weekend. Tommy Bowe also trained with the squad today and Schmidt said that he may call on him Monday for his squad to face France.

The full team is

Rob Kearney, Andrew Trimble, Brian O’Driscoll, Gordon D’Arcy, Dave Kearney, Jonathan Sexton, Conor Murray, Jamie Heaslip, Chris Henry, Ian Henderson, Paul O’Connell, Devin Toner, Mike Ross, Rory Best, Cian Healy.

Replacements: Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Martin Moore, Rhys Ruddock, Jordi Murphy, Eoin Reddan, Paddy Jackson, Fergus McFadden.

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