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Ireland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

McGrath And Farrell Keen For Game Time

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Co. Kildare 6/8/2019 Luke McGrath and Chris Farrell Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Luke McGrath and Chris Farrell spoke to the media today and both players stressed how keen they are to face Italy on Saturday in Aviva Stadium.

The squad trained at their Carton House base today as they prepare for the first game of the Guinness Series. McGrath and Farrell spoke about the tough pre-season and the novelty of kicking off the season with an International match.