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Offaly's Ulster Lock Called Up For Emerging Ireland Tour

Cormac Izuchukwu in 35 man squad for South Africa tour that kicks off on September 30th.

Tullamore’s Cormac Izuchukwu is heading to South Africa with the emerging Ireland rugby squad.

Only four players with prior international experience have been named in the panel.

Robert Baloucoune, Caolin Blade, Shane Daly and Max Deegan are among the 35-man squad that will work under Simon Easterby. 

Also included is Munster’s French-born recent signing Antoine Frisch, and Sevens player Andrew Smith. 

Emerging Ireland’s tour begins against the Windhoek Draught Griquas in Bloemfontein on the 30th of this month. 

Easterby says the trip will serve many purposes:

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