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.
Revealing his team line-up for Saturday's GUINNESS Series 2008 clash with Canada, Ireland coach Declan Kidney discusses selection issues, the debut of Keith Earls at full-back and the enthusiasm of the younger players involved. Keith Earls and Brian O'Driscoll also reply to questions from the press.
Listen to the second part of the Ireland team announcement at the team hotel on Tuesday. Hear Brian O'Driscoll call Keith Earls 'the in-form back in Ireland' this season, his advice for the debutant full-back and adjusting to the new set-up. Earls and Declan Kidney also answer questions from the assembled media.