Robbie Henshaw Named In Andy Farrell's Team To Face England

There are a number of changes to the starting 15 that lined out against Scotland last weekend. 

Andy Farrell has named his side to face England in their final Guinness Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. 

There are a number of changes to the starting 15 that lined out against Scotland last weekend. 

Garry Ringrose is ruled out through injury so Bundee Aki slots in at inside centre with Athlone's Robbie Henshaw shifting to No.13.

Jacob Stockdale returns to the team for the first time this year and is named on the left wing with Keith Earls on and Hugo Keenan completing the back three.

In the front row, Dave Kilcoyne starts at loosehead alongside Rob Herring at hooker and Tadhg Furlong at tighthead.   

Tadhg Beirne moves into lock to partner Iain Henderson in the absence of the injured James Ryan.

Will Connors was ruled out yesterday with a knee injury in training so Josh van der Flier comes in at openside. 

CJ Stander moves to 6 for his final Ireland game in Aviva Stadium and Jack Conan is named at No.8.


Irish team in full to face England on Saturday:

15. Hugo Keenan
14. Keith Earls 
13. Robbie Henshaw 
12. Bundee Aki
11. Jacob Stockdale 
10. Jonathan Sexton 
9. Conor Murray 
1. Dave Kilcoyne 
2. Rob Herring 
3. Tadhg Furlong 
4. Iain Henderson 
5. Tadhg Beirne
6. CJ Stander 
7. Josh van der Flier 
8. Jack Conan 

Replacements
16. Ronan Kelleher
17. Cian Healy 
18. Andrew Porter 
19. Ryan Baird
20. Peter O’Mahony 
21. Jamison Gibson Park
22. Billy Burns 
23. Jordan Larmour 

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