Henshaw Comes Into Ireland XV For Wales Game

Andy Farrell has made two changes to the team that beat Scotland.

Ireland head-coach Andy Farrell has made two changes to his team ahead of Saturday's Guinness Six Nations clash with Wales at the Aviva Stadium. 

Robbie Henshaw comes into midfield to replace his injured Leinster teammate Garry Ringrose for the visit of the defending champions. 

He'll partner Bundee Aki in the centre with Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton retained in the half-backs and a back-three of Jacob Stockdale, Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour the back three. 

Peter O'Mahony replaces Caelon Doris in the back-row with C-J Stander moving to number eight and Josh van Flier at openside flanker. 

The rest of the pack is unchanged with Rob Herring at hooker, Cian Healy and Tadhg Furlong the props and Iain Henderson and James Ryan in the second-round. 

Max Deegan could win his first cap from the bench while the fit-again Keith Earls is also among the replacements. 

Team In Full:

BACKS: Jordan Larmour; Andrew Conway, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale, Johnny Sexton (capt), Conor Murray. 

FORWARDS: Cian Healy, Rob Herring, Tadhg Furlong; James Ryan, Iain Henderson, Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, CJ Stander. 

REPLACEMENTS: Ronan Kelleher, David Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Devin Toner, Max Deegan, John Cooney, Ross Byrne, Keith Earls.

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