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Ireland Side Named For France

11th August 2011 By Munster Rugby

Ireland Side Named For France

As expected Conor Murray has been named in the Ireland squad for the second World Cup warm-up game, taking place against France in Bordeaux on Saturday, ko 8.45pm (French time).

Donnacha Ryan makes the positional move into the backrow as Donncha O'Callaghan is named alongside Captain Leo Cullen in the second row this week, with Denis Leamy once again named at 8.

Ronan O'Gara joins Eoin Reddan as the half back pairing and Keith Earls is named outside Paddy Wallace in the centre partnership.

22 year old scrumhalf Conor Murray, named in the replacements, is in line to win his first senior International cap on Saturday.

Ireland take on France in Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux on Saturday August 13th, ko 8.45pm (7.45pm Irish time).

Ireland Team & Replacements:
15 – Rob Kearney (UCD/ Leinster)
14 – Andrew Trimble (Ballymena/Ulster)
13 – Keith Earls (Thomond/Munster)
12 – Paddy Wallace (Ballymena/ Ulster)
11 – Luke Fitzgerald (Blackrock College/ Leinster)
10 – Ronan O’Gara (Cork Constitution/Munster)
9 – Eoin Reddan (Lansdowne/Leinster)
1 – Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
2 – Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster)
3 – Mike Ross (Clontarf/Leinster)
4 – Donncha O’Callaghan (Cork Constitution/Munster)
5 – Leo Cullen (Blackrock College/Leinster) Captain
6 – Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster)
7 – Sean O’Brien (Clontarf/Leinster)
8 – Denis Leamy (Cork Constitution/Munster)

16 – Jerry Flannery (Shannon/ Munster)
17 – Tony Buckley (Sale Sharks)
18 – Paul O’Connell (Young Munster/Munster)
19 – Jamie Heaslip (Naas/Leinster)
20 – Conor Murray (Garryowen/ Munster)
21 – Fergus McFadden (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
22 – Felix Jones (Shannon/ Munster)



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