23 Apr 14
Ireland's Rugby Union Players Association (IRUPA) yesterday announced their 2014 award nominations with four Munster players in contention for honours.
As expected Keith Earls takes over from Andrew Trimble on the left wing, the Ulsterman one of nine replacements named.
That number will be trimmed on Thursday when the AN Other position will also be decided as the Irish managment wait to see if Stephen Ferris recovers in time.
Ireland: R Kearney; T Bowe, B O'Driscoll capt, G D'Arcy, K Earls; R O'Gara, T O'Leary; C Healy, J Flannery, J Hayes; L Cullen, P O'Connell; AN Other, D Wallace, J Heaslip. Replacements: R Best, T Court, D Ryan, S O'Brien, K McLaughlin, E Reddan, J Sexton, P Wallace, A Trimble.