Nine players have been added to the Ireland Six Nations squad for training this week in advance of Saturday week’s encounter with Scotland.
The following players have been added to the squad for training this week:
Backs: Tommy Bowe (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster), Barry Murphy (UL Bohemians/Munster), Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster), Danny Riordan (Galwegians/Connacht).
Forwards: Trevor Hogan (Shannon/Leinster), Jamie Heaslip (Clontarf/Leinster), Stephen Ferris (Dungannon/Ulster), Bryan Young (Ballymena/Ulster), Roger Wilson (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster).
The training session, scheduled for Monday morning, has been moved to the afternoon to allow for rehab sessions for the Irish squad.
The squad will disperse on Tuesday afternoon with the non-playing members and the replacements against England being released back to the provinces to be available for Magners League action next weekend.
Next Sunday will see the players reassemble at the team hotel in Killiney, ahead of the Scottish game.