10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Simon Zebo, who suffered a broken metatarsal in his foot against England, has undergone surgery and is recovering well in Cork. The estimated ten-week recovery period has been confirmed.
In slightly better news for the Ireland squad, both Sean O'Brien (tightened hamstring) and Rob Kearney (dead leg) are recovering well and trained in camp today.
Donnacha Ryan is recovering well from his back injury, while Brian O'Driscoll picked up a minor soft tissue injury to his right ankle and also trained today.
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