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IRELAND WOLFHOUNDS v England Saxons, Musgrave Park, Friday, kick-off 7.45pm


15. Felix Jones (capt)
14. Fergus McFadden 
13. Keith Earls 
12. Gordon D’Arcy 
11. Luke Fitzgerald 
10. Ian Madigan 
9. Kieran Marmion
1. Jack McGrath 
2. Richardt Strauss
3. Mike Ross
4. Iain Henderson
5. Mike McCarthy 
6. Dominic Ryan
7. Sean O’Brien
8. Jack Conan *

Replacements:
16. Rob Herring 
17. Michael Bent 
18. Nathan White  *
19. Robbie Diack
20. Eoin McKeon  *
21. Isaac Boss 
22. Noel Reid
23. Craig Gilroy
* Denotes uncapped player at Test level

Extended IRELAND and Wolfhounds Squad announced:

Forwards (25)
Michael Bent 
Rory Best 
Jack Conan *
Sean Cronin 
James Cronin 
Robbie Diack  
Dave Foley 
Cian Healy 
Jamie Heaslip 
Iain Henderson  
Rob Herring  
Mike McCarthy 
Jack McGrath  
Martin Moore  
Jordi Murphy 
Sean O’Brien 
Paul O’Connell 
Tommy O’Donnell 
Peter O’Mahony
Mike Ross 
Rhys Ruddock 
Dominic Ryan 
Richardt Strauss 
Devin Toner 
Nathan White *

Backs (21)
Isaac Boss 
Tommy Bowe 
Darren Cave 
Gordon D’Arcy 
Keith Earls
Luke Fitzgerald 
Craig Gilroy 
Robbie Henshaw 
Felix Jones
David Kearney
Rob Kearney
Ian Keatley 
Ian Madigan 
Kieran Marmion
Fergus McFadden
Conor Murray
Jared Payne
Eoin Reddan 
Noel Reid 
Jonathan Sexton 
Simon Zebo

*Denotes uncapped player

Robin CopelandDavid Kilcoyne, Luke Marshall, Donnacha Ryan and Andrew Trimble will remain with their provinces to continue their recovery or to gain game time and may yet return for later 6 Nations test matches.

Among the longer-term injured group are Chris Henry, Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Dan Tuohy andDamien Varley who are unavailable for selection.