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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# squad update

This year
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Henry Slade ruled out of England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland
Saracens hooker Jamie George is included in the squad ahead of the Calcutta Cup clash on 4 February.
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Van der Flier and Doris to join Ireland squad as planned despite knocks against Racing
Joe McCarthy and Luke McGrath came through Saturday’s victory with no further complications following recent ankle injuries.
Last year
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Jimmy Dunne gets the call as Duffy and Egan are ruled out for Ukraine
The 24-year-old is yet to make his senior international debut but impressed at QPR this season.
All time
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Aston Villa midfielder ruled out of Ireland's friendly against 'top-class' Australia
Ruesha Littlejohn misses out through injury as fans return to Tallaght Stadium tomorrow night.
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Accrington striker Ryan Cassidy called up to Irish U21 squad
Jonathan Afolabi has been ruled out with injury.
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Beirne and Earls set for return while de Allende on track for Munster debut in August
The Pro14 competition resumes on the weekend of 22/23 August.
# Additions
U21 star Aaron Connolly called up to Irish senior squad after dream Premier League debut
Mick McCarthy has also added Blackburn defender Derrick Williams to his plans for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.
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Henshaw and Murray ruled out of Ireland's clash with the All Blacks
Henshaw pulled up with a tight hamstring on Saturday, and will miss the rest of the autumnal programme.
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Bleyendaal boost as Kiwi out-half to return to Munster training this week
The province are waiting on scan results on John Ryan’s ankle injury.
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Aki back to boost Connacht for Edinburgh but Horwitz's debut on hold
Andy Friend’s side travel to Murrayfield on Friday evening.
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Munster come through Cheetahs unscathed as Kiwi scrum-half arrives
The province issued an injury update ahead of Friday’s clash with Glasgow.
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Long-term absentee Taute nearing Munster return ahead of Pro14 quarter-final
The South African has been out for the last seven months.
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Struggling Ulster set to be boosted by return of Ireland duo this weekend
Jacob Stockdale and Iain Henderson could feature against Cardiff Blues.
# welcome aboard
Munster's new defence coach arrives in Ireland as province issue squad update
JP Ferreira will begin working with the squad tomorrow.
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Bleyendaal and Scannell require scans but Munster boosted by Cloete arrival
The 26-year-old South African flanker arrives in Limerick this week.
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Springbok lock Deysel to arrive this week as Munster boosted by return of Irish trio
Andrew Conway, John Ryan and Niall Scannell trained with the squad this afternoon.
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Connacht's new Springbok recruit Marnitz Boshoff will arrive in Galway this week
But Pat Lam will be without Tiernan O’Halloran for the trip to Zebre.
# IrlPol
Welcome boost adds to selection headache for O'Neill as injured pair return to training
James McClean and Stephen Ward were back involved as the squad was put through its paces this afternoon.
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Ireland resist the temptation to bring back Bowe for France clash
The Ulster wing will not be involved in the decisive final round fixture of the Six Nations.
# bruised bod
O'Driscoll and Marshall concussion doubts for Italy match
The Irish backline against Italy in Rome will be unrecognisable from the one that started against Wales in February.
# IreArg
November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact
The Irish out-half may not train until Thursday morning.