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.
Forwards: Simon Best (Ulster), Shane Byrne (Leinster), Reggie Corrigan (Leinster), Simon Easterby (Llanelli), Anthony Foley (Munster), John Hayes (Munster), Marcus Horan (Munster), Eric Miller (Leinster), Donncha O'Callaghan (Munster), Paul O'Connell (Munster), Malcolm O'Kelly (Leinster), Alan Quinlan (Munster), Frank Sheahan (Munster), David Wallace (Munster). Backs: Gordon D'Arcy (Leinster), Girvan Dempsey (Leinster), Gavin Duffy (Harlequins), Guy Easterby (Rotherham), Shane Horgan (Leinster), Tyrone Howe (Ulster), David Humphreys (Ulster), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Geordan Murphy (Leicester), Brian O'Driscoll (Leinster, capt), Ronan O'Gara (Munster), Peter Stringer (Munster). Standby: Emmett Byrne (Leinster), Victor Costello (Leinster), Leo Cullen (Leinster), Neil Doak (Ulster), Shaun Payne (Munster), Bernard Jackman (Connacht), John Kelly (Munster), Paddy Wallace (Ulster), Roger Wilson (Ulster). Irish management: Head Coach: Eddie O'Sullivan. Forwards Coach: Niall O'Donovan. Manager: Brian O'Brien. Defensive Coach: Mike Ford. Fitness Coach: Mike McGurn. Kicking Coach: Mark Tainton. Team Doctor: Gary O'Driscoll. Physiotherapist: Garrett Ropbinson. Masseur: Willie Bennett. Baggage Manager: Paddy O'Reilly. Press Officer: John Redmond.