Argentina announced their side to play Ireland in Saturday's permanent tsb international at Lansdowne Road from their training base at Naas RFC.
Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe who played at number 8 against the Irish Development XV on Wednesday willl partner Rimas Alvaez in the Puma second row against Ireland in the permanent tsb international at Lansdowne Road on Saturday. The side was announced today (Thursday) after the tourists had trained in the spilling rain at Naas RFC where they have been training all week. Argentina. Ignacio Corleto; Ganzalo Camardon, Jose Orengo, Lisandro Arbizu, Diego Albanese; Felipe Contepomi, Augustin Pichot; Mauricio Reggiardo, Mario Ledsema, Omar Hasan; Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe, Rimas Alvarez; Santiago Phelan, Rolando Martin, Gonzalo Longo.
Juan Jose Villaz, Martin Scelzo, Pedro Sporleder, Martin Durand, Nicolas Fernandez Miranda, Juan Fernandez Miranda, Jose Nunez Piossek.
Tournament Director Garrett Tubridy sets the scene for an exciting weekend of rugby at UCD where 16 Women's Sevens teams will battle it out at for one qualifying spot for the Rio Olympics. Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.ie/sevens.
Tadhg Furlong reflects on a disappointing day for Ireland against South Africa. However, he will take positives from his first Test start and be ready to build for the final match of the series in Port Elizabeth.
Paddy Jackson is preparing for Ireland's second Test against South Africa on Saturday (kick-off 5pm local time/4pm Irish time). The Ulster out-half has been checking out Ellis Park in advance of the match.
Nicole Cronin, the inaugural Irish Women's Sevens Player of the Year in 2014, is looking to make an impact on her return to the green jersey at this weekend's Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia.
The Ireland Women's 15-a-side captain Niamh Briggs was part of the Irish Development team that won the Amsterdam 7s title recently. Next up is the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia this weekend and then a shot at Olympic Sevens qualification at UCD on June 25-26.
Experienced prop Andrew Porter speaks about the Ireland Under-20s' preparations for the World Rugby U-20 Championship and their opening pool encounter with Wales in Manchester later today (kick-off 5.30pm, live on TG4/Sky Sports 1).