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Ireland Squad Named For The Rugby Weekend In Chicago

Ireland Squad Named For The Rugby Weekend In Chicago

An Ireland squad of 26 players will travel to Chicago today ahead of the Rugby Weekend fixture against Conor O’Shea’s Italy at Soldier Field next Saturday (kick-off 3pm local time/8pm Irish time).

The travelling party includes two uncapped players, Leinster out-half Ross Byrne and versatile Ulster back Will Addison. Tickets for the Rugby Weekend fixture are available from therugbyweekend.com. Saturday’s match is live on eir Sport 2 and Premier Sports.

IRELAND Squad (v Italy, The Rugby Weekend Test Match, Soldier Field, Chicago, Saturday, November 3, kick-off 3pm local time/8pm Irish time):

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Backs (11):
Will Addison (Enniskillen/Ulster) *
Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht) 9
Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster) *
Joey Carbery (Clontarf/Munster) 12
Andrew Conway (Garryowen/Munster) 7
John Cooney (Terenure College/Ulster) 2
Jordan Larmour (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 6
Luke McGrath (UCD/Leinster) 6
Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster) 14
Jacob Stockdale (Ballynahinch/Ulster) 11
Darren Sweetnam (Cork Constitution/Munster) 2

Forwards (15):

Finlay Bealham (Buccaneers/Connacht) 7
Tadhg Beirne (Munster) 2
Jack Conan (Old Belvedere/Leinster) 9
Sean Cronin (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 62
Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster) 26
Dave Kilcoyne (UL Bohemians/Munster) 22
Jack McGrath (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 50
Jordi Murphy (Lansdowne/Ulster) 23
Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster) 8
Quinn Roux (Galwegians/Connacht) 6
Rhys Ruddock (St Mary’s College/Leinster) 19
James Ryan (UCD/Leinster) 11
Niall Scannell (Dolphin/Munster) 9
Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster) 60
Josh van der Flier (UCD/Leinster) 10

* Denotes uncapped player