Beirne Makes Six Nations Debut – Carty Back On the Bench

Written 2 weeks ago by Midlands Sport


Munster second row Tadgh Beirne will make his 6 Nations debut for Ireland against Wales on Saturday in Cardiff.

He replaces Iain Henderson who is ruled out through injury.

Rob Kearney returns at full-back.

Kieran Marmion has been named on the bench as cover for Conor Murray and Athlone’s Jack Carty is also in the replacements once again.

Wales have named an unchanged team for the game

Ireland (v Wales): Rob Kearney; Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale; Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray; Cian Healy, Rory Best (capt), Tadhg Furlong; Tadhg Beirne, James Ryan; Peter O’Mahony, Sean O’Brien, Josh van der Flier, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, Dave Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Quinn Roux, Jack Conan, Kieran Marmion, Jack Carty, Jordan Larmour.