Ireland Complete Preparations For Springboks Clash

Written 1 week ago by Will O'Callaghan


Irish skipper Rory Best will take his team through the captain’s run this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s international against South Africa.

Bundee Aki and Jacob Stockdale will be among those training.

Connacht centre, Aki has been named in Joe Schmidt’s team for the first time, while it will be Ulsterman Stockdale’s first home game.

Meanwhile, former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan will lead the Barbarians in their first ever women’s fixture today as they¬†play Munster at Thomond Park.

It will be the opening game of a Barbarians double header.

Donnacha O’Callaghan, John Muldoon and Jordi Murphy will be among those who will line out for the prestigious invitational side against Tonga.