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.
Thirty-two players have been invited to take part in an Ireland team pre-RBS Six Nations mini training camp at Citywest on December 29 and 30. They are:
Forwards (17): Hooker: Shane Byrne, Bernard Jackman, Frank Sheahan. Props: Simon Best, Emmet Byrne, Reggie Corrigan, John Hayes, Marcus Horan, Emmet Byrne Lock: Donncha O'Callaghan, Paul O'Connell, Gary Longwell Back Row: Victor Costello, Simon Easterby, Anthony Foley, Keith Gleeson, Eric Miller, David Wallace
Backs (15): Scrum-Half: Neil Doak, Guy Easterby, Peter Stringer Out Half: Ronan O'Gara, David Humphreys, and Paddy Wallace Centre: John Kelly, Rob Henderson, Kevin Maggs, Brian O'Driscoll. Wing: Gordon Darcy, Shane Horgan, Tyrone Howe. Full Back: Girvan Dempsey, Jeremy Staunton. * Two players (Anthony Horgan and Malcolm O'Kelly) have been omitted for disciplinary reasons, having missed a training session during last week's fitness camp in Lanzarote.