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Ireland World Cup Qualifying Match Squad

Ireland World Cup Qualifying Match Squad

09/07/2002. The Ireland squad of 26 to travel to Krasnoyarsk for the Rugby World Cup qualifier against Russia (Sat, September 22nd) has been announced.

The Ireland squad of 26 to travel to Krasnoyarsk for the World Cup qualifying match against Russia on September 22 is: –

Backs: Girvan Dempsey (Leinster – Terenure College), John Kelly (Munster – Cork Constitution), Denis Hickie (Leinster – St. Mary’s College), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Rob Henderson (Munster – Young Munster), Brian
O’Driscoll (Leinster – Blackrock College), David Humphreys (Ulster – Dungannon), Ronan O’Gara (Munster – Cork Constitution), Peter Stringer (Munster – Shannon),
Guy Easterby (Llanelli), Justin Bishop (London Irish), Paddy Wallace (Ulster – Ballymena).

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Forwards: Reggie Corrigan (Leinster – Greystones), John Hayes (Munster –
Shannon), Paul Wallace (Leinster – Blackrock College), Keith Wood (Harlequins), Shane Byrne (Leinster – Blackrock College), Gary Longwell (Ulster – Ballymena), Malcolm O’Kelly (Leinster – St. Mary’s College), Leo Cullen (Leinster – Blackrock College), Simon Easterby (Llanelli), Anthony
Foley (Munster – Shannon), Eric Miller (Leinster – Terenure College), Keith Gleeson (Leinster – St. Mary’s College), Marcus Horan (Munster – Shannon), Alan Quinlan (Munster – Shannon).

All squad members are available to play for their Provinces in this weekend’s Celtic League, with the exception of Brian O’Driscoll (quadrocep strain), Ronan O’Gara (ear laceration), Gary Longwell (achilles’ tendon), who are injured and Peter Stringer and Girvan Dempsey, who are

The Ireland team and replacements to play Russia will be announced at 12 noon approx. on Tuesday next, September 17 at Greystones rugby club,