10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
O'Connell watches the Irish squad go through their paces.
Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll fine-tunes his tackling with the help of David Humphreys.
Andrew Trimble, who came off the bench to score a late try against France, waits to run a drill at St. Gerard's.
Geordan Murphy and David Humphreys look on as Andrew Trimble takes the ball up in training. Trimble's try against the French was his third in three Test outings.
Scrum half Eoin Reddan, who made his Ireland debut as a second half replacement against France, begins a drill in Bray.
Ready to offload - Ronan O'Gara. The fly half reclaimed the all-time Irish points scoring record from David Humphreys last time out against France. O'Gara currently boasts a tally of 563 points, Humphreys is on 560. The 28-year-old O'Gara has scored 43 points (2 tries, 6 conversions, 6 penalties and 1 drop goal) in six previous outings against Wales.
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**All photos by Morgan Treacy of Inpho Photography**