19 May, 11:13
There are six uncapped players in the Ireland squad for the summer tour to North America that was named this morning. An Emerging Ireland squad has also been selected for the Tblisi Cup in Georgia.
There is also an opportunity for Gavin Hickie, the Leinster number 2 hooker to impress.
Ireland A.Paddy Wallace (Ulster/Ballymena); Gordon Darcy (Leinster/Lansdowne), Mike Mullins (Munster/Young Munster) Jason Holland (Munster/Midleton), Anthony Horgan (Munster/Cork Constitution); Paul Burke (Harlequins) Neil Doak (Ulster/Belfast Harlequins); Reggie Corrigan capt(Leinster/Lansdowne), Gavin Hickie (Leinster/St. Mary's College), Simon Best (Ulster/Belfast Harlequins); Leo Cullen (Leinster/Blackrock College), Bob Casey (Leinster/Blackrock College); Alan Quinlan (Munster/Shannon), Keith Gleeson (Leinster/St. Mary's College), Victor Costello (Leinster/St. Mary's College).
Replacements: James Blaney (Munster/Shannon), Marcus Horan (Munster/Shannon), Donnacha O'Callaghan (Munster/Cork Constitution), -Andy Ward (Ulster/Ballynahinch), Brian O'Meara (Leinster/Cork Constitution), Jeremy Staunton (Munster/Garryowen), Justin Bishop (London Irish).