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Cronin Replaces Injured Hurley For Club International Game

Cronin Replaces Injured Hurley For Club International Game

There has been a late change to the Ireland Club team to face their Scottish counterparts in Galashiels on Friday night (kick-off 6.30pm).

Scrum half Gerry Hurley has been withdrawn from the squad due to a calf injury. He will be replaced in the starting line-up by Garryowen’s Neil Cronin. Angus Lloyd, the young Dublin University half-back, will take his place on the bench. 

This fixture has been relocated from Old Anniesland, Glasgow to Netherdale, Galashiels due to weather concerns. It will also get underway at the earlier kick-off time of 6.30pm.

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Tickets are prices at £12 for adults and it is free admission for Under-18s and Scotland Season Pass Holders.

IRELAND CLUB XV Team & Replacements (Scotland Clubs, Club International Match, Netherdale, Galashiels, Friday, February 6, kick-off 6.30pm):

15. Daniel Riordan (Old Belvedere)
14. Stephen O’Neill (Terenure College)
13. Mark Roche (Lansdowne)
12. Matt D’Arcy (Clontarf) (capt)
11. Ed O’Keeffe (Young Munster)
10. Darragh Lyons (Cork Constitution)
9. Neil Cronin (Garryowen)
1. Ian Prendiville (Lansdowne)
2. Andrew O’Driscoll (Cork Constitution)
3. Declan Lavery (Old Belvedere)
4. Stephen Gardiner (Lansdowne)
5. Fergal Walsh (Terenure College)
6. Stephen Mulholland (Ballymena)
7. Paul Pritchard (Ballynahinch)
8. Jonathan Slattery (Old Belvedere)

Replacements:

16. Eddie Rossiter (Garryowen)
17. Ger Sweeney (Cork Constitution)
18. Peter O’Shea (Garryowen)
19. Sean Walsh (Cashel)
20. Kieran O’Gorman (Old Belvedere)
21. Angus Lloyd (Dublin University)
22. Stephen Murphy (UCD)
23. Kevin McGrath (Skerries)