Ireland prop Mike Ross is set for his third game in as many weeks against Australia tomorrow. Having not played for 30 days before running out against South Africa, Ross insisted that it is rare that a player will get to play a game being 100% fit.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash with Australia, Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock said: "We need to bring the defensive physicality we had against South Africa, as Australia have threats all over the park. We need to be at the top of our game."
With both team line-ups announced, the excitement is building ahead of Ireland's GUINNESS Series match against Australia at the Aviva Stadium. Check out some photos from Ireland's latest training session at Carton House.
Three Irish rugby heroes are giving supporters the chance to test out their international rugby skills! Gordon D'Arcy, Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw pitted their considerable talents against the 3Tryout machine specifically designed to measure reflex speed.
As the countdown continues to Ireland's GUINNESS Series showdown with Australia, number 8 Jamie Heaslip talks about the Georgia game and what it will be like to face an 'old friend' in Michael Cheika this Saturday.
The IRFU and the IRB were united in their calls for cultural change in rugby on the issue of concussion as medical experts from across world rugby came together at the IRB World Rugby Conference in London.