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Jordan Larmour Starts As Ireland Name Team For Scotland World Cup Opener

Jordan Larmour Starts As Ireland Name Team For Scotland World Cup Opener

Joe Schmidt has named Jordan Larmour to start at full-back as Ireland prepare for their opening 2019 Rugby World Cup clash with Scotland.

Robbie Henshaw, Keith Earls and Rob Kearney all miss out meaning Andrew Conway is set to start on the wing while Garry Ringrose partners Bundee Aki in the centre.

 

In the pack, CJ Stander starts at number 8 while the second rows are Iain Henderson and James Ryan. Niall Scannell makes it onto the bench to back up Rory Best.

15. Jordan Larmour

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14. Andrew Conway

13. Garry Ringrose

12. Bundee Aki

11. Jacob Stockdale

10. Johnny Sexton

9. Conor Murray

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1. Cian Healy

2. Rory Best (c)

3. Tadhg Furlong

4. Iain Henderson

5. James Ryan

6. Peter O'Mahony

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7. Josh van der Flier

8. CJ Stander

Replacements:

Niall Scannell, Dave Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Luke McGrath, Jack Carty, Chris Farrell.

The game in Yokohama kicks off at 8.45am.

SEE ALSO: Squidge Rugby, The Ireland Team To Start Vs Scotland, World Cup Preview - World In Union

Maurice Brosnan

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