Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan has retained just four of the side that started against Australia, for the game against Tonga on Saturday, with Reggie Corrigan set to lead the side
Ireland coach Eddie O’Sullivan has retained just four of the side that started against Australia, for the game against Tonga on Saturday, with one of those, Reggie Corrigan set to lead the side. Girvan Dempsey retains the full-back position, Shane Byrne remains in the middle of the front row and try scorer from the Australian game, John Kelly also retains his place but he moves to the right wing, with his Munster colleague Mike Mullins earning a place in the centre.
Ireland (v Tonga).
Reggie Corrigan capt
The replacements will be named later in the week, seven from the following ten,
Paul Shields, Emmet Byrne, Donncha O’Callaghan, David Wallace, Gordon D’Arcy, Brian O’Meara, Simon Best, Mark McHugh, Marcus Horan, Anthony Horgan.