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Ireland Squad Gathers Ahead of 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship

Ireland Squad Gathers Ahead of 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship

Guinness 6 Nations Round 1 Aviva Stadium Dublin 1/2/2020 Ireland vs Scotland Ireland’s team huddle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

The Ireland squad and management assembled today in Carton House to commence preparations ahead of the final two rounds of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship.

Jordan Larmour will not be available to play any role in this autumn international window, while his Leinster colleague Ryan Baird has been ruled out of the two remaining Six Nations fixtures.

Connacht lock Ultan Dillane has been added to the squad. Two of his provincial team-mates, Finlay Bealham and Dave Heffernan, are progressing though the return-to-play protocols.

Squad captain Jonathan Sexton, Ronan Kelleher and Andrew Porter will be monitored this week with a view to commencing training next week.

Peter O’Mahony and Chris Farrell (pictured below) were identified as close contacts, are Covid-19 clear and will complete the period of isolation before joining up with the Ireland squad on Monday.

All players and management produced negative PCR tests on Monday ahead of entering national camp.

IRELAND Squad (Rounds 4 & 5, 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship):

Player/Club/Province/Caps –

Backs (15):

Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht) 26
Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster) 6
Jack Carty (Buccaneers/Connacht) 10
Andrew Conway (Garryowen/Munster) 21
Shane Daly (Cork Constitution/Munster) *
Chris Farrell (Young Munster/Munster) 9
Jamison Gibson-Park (Leinster) *
Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Leinster) 43
Hugo Keenan (UCD/Leinster) *
Kieran Marmion (Galway Corinthians/Corinthians) 27
Stuart McCloskey (Bangor/Ulster) 3
Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster) 81
Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster) 29
Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) (capt) 91
Jacob Stockdale (Lurgan/Ulster) 28

Forwards (19):

Finlay Bealham (Galway Corinthians/Connacht) 9
Tadhg Beirne (Lansdowne/Munster) 13
Ed Byrne (UCD/Leinster) *
Will Connors (UCD/Leinster) *
Jack Conan (Old Belvedere/Leinster) 17
Ultan Dillane (Galway Corinthians/Connacht) 15
Caelan Doris (UCD/Leinster) 2
Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster) 98
Dave Heffernan (Buccaneers/Connacht) 1
Iain Henderson (Academy/Ulster) 55
Rob Herring (Ballynahinch/Ulster) 11
Ronan Kelleher (Lansdowne/Leinster) 3
Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster) 67
Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster) 26
Quinn Roux (Galwegians/Connacht) 12
James Ryan (UCD/Leinster) 26
John Ryan (Cork Constitution/Munster) 21
CJ Stander (Shannon/Munster) 41
Josh van der Flier (UCD/Leinster) 26

* Denotes uncapped player