Geordan Murphy and Justin Bishop have been included in the Ireland squad of 22 from which the team to play Argentina in the permanent tsb international will be selected
The Ireland squad of 22 from which the team to play Argentina in the permanent tsb international at Lansdowne Road on Saturday next, November 23 has been announced and includes two players, Geordan Murphy and Justin Bishop who didn’t feature in the squad for the game against Australia.
The starting line-up will be announced tomorrow and with Denis Hickie unavailable through injury the side will show one change at least from the team that took the field against the Aussies. The options open to the Irish management are whether to retain Justin Bishop on the wing or go for Geordan Murphy who plays most of his club rugby in that position.
Forwards: Reggie Corrigan (Lansdowne/Leinster), John Hayes (Shannon/Munster), Marcus Horan (Shannon/Munster), Shane Byrne (Blackrock
College/Leinster), Frank Sheahan (Cork onstitution/Munster), Malcolm O’Kelly (St. Mary’s College/Leinster), Gary Longwell
(Ballymena/Ulster), Leo Cullen (Blackrock College/Leinster), Keith Gleeson (St. Mary’s College/Leinster), Alan Quinlan (Shannon/Munster), Victor Costello (St. Mary’s College/Leinster), Anthony Foley (Shannon/Munster).
Backs: Ronan O’Gara (Cork Constitution/Munster), David Humphreys
(Dungannon/Ulster), Peter Stringer (Shannon/Munster), Guy Easterby (Llanelli), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Brian O’Driscoll (Blackrock College/Leinster), Justin Bishop (London Irish), Shane Horgan (Lansdowne/Leinster), Girvan Dempsey (Terenure College/Leinster), Geordan Murphy (Leicester).