Join us for live text commentary of Ireland’s second Rugby World Cup pool match against Romania at Wembley Stadium today (kick-off 4.45pm), as Jamie Heaslip leads a team that shows 12 changes from last week’s opener.
On the couch, in the clubhouse, on the move? You can follow all the action from Ireland v Romania with our IRFU Live Blog this afternoon.
If you don’t have a ticket for Ireland’s second Pool D fixture (kick-off 4.45pm), you can keep track of the game on our IRFU Live Blog, featuring:
– Live match updates and all the build-up from Wembley
– Your tweets and photos
– Post-match reaction from Joe Schmidt and the players
Today’s clash is being broadcast live on TV3, UTV and RTÉ Radio 1. You can follow every tackle and try on the IRFU Live Blog – #ShouldertoShoulder, #RWC2015 and #IREvROM.
Four players – Richardt Strauss, Devin Toner, Jordi Murphy and Darren Cave – will make their Rugby World Cup debuts for Ireland, and 22-year-old prop Tadhg Furlong will also make his tournament bow if used off the bench.
Keith Earls needs two tries to equal Brian O’Driscoll’s record of seven RWC tries. He has scored two tries in pool games twice before, against Russia and Italy in 2011.