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Six Nations 2019: Uncapped Connacht trio in Ireland squad

For the Six Nations of this year Uncapped Connacht trio Tom Farrell, Caolin Blade and Jack Carty have been included in Ireland’s thirty eight-man squad.

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For the Six Nations of this year Uncapped Connacht trio Tom Farrell, Caolin Blade and Jack Carty have been included in Ireland’s thirty eight-man squad.

As Iain Henderson has been recovered very fast from a thumb injury that was likely to send him out from so many tournaments but he recovered soon and he the Ulster lock is added in the squad.

Flanker Dan Leavy, who is a Grand Slam champion, is not included due to his injured condition but his team-mate from Leinster Ross Byrne is missed out.

On February 2, Ireland will start their game to win the title at home to England.

Flanker Sean O’Brien was previously injured as his arm was broken back in a match in autumn where they defeat Argentina but after having recovered from the injury he is included in the squad, and centre Robbie Henshaw was also injured but now recovered from that injury which is hamstring strain.

“There have been various tight calls crosswise over pretty much every position,” said head mentor Joe Schmidt, who conceded that he had attempted to finish his back line mix.

“Those chose could well be joined by Dan Leavy once he’s completely fit. With an accomplice of youthful players rising, it will keep a lot of weight on the exhibitions of the accomplished back rowers who have been chosen.”

As Kieran Marmion and Luke McGrath both are injured and this created a chance for Blade who is 24-years-old, to give cover for 1st choice Conor Murray the scrum-half with John Cooney of Ulster also added regardless of his previous complaint.

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For the Six Nations of this year Uncapped Connacht trio Tom Farrell, Caolin Blade and Jack Carty have been included in Ireland’s thirty eight-man squad.

Kieran Marmion is not too far away from returning but John Cooney will hopefully be back this weekend for Ulster,” added Schmidt.

“It’s a great opportunity for Caolin Blade to get into camp and compete for a spot.”

Fly-half Johnny Sexton, who is battling with a knee ligament issue, is relied upon to be fit for the opening-end of the week coordinate against England at the Aviva Stadium while individual bad habit chief Peter O’Mahony is nursing rib damage.

The consideration of fly-half Carty, 26, in front of Ross Byrne and the expansion of Tom Farrell, 25, is a reward for Connacht’s astounding structure this season with second column Ultan Dillane likewise winning a review in front of his common associates Quinn Roux and Gavin Thornbury.

“Johnny is gaining great ground, while Joey Carbery and Jack Carty have both performed reliably well so far this season,” proceeded with Schmidt.

Ross Byrne is unfortunate in a fantastically tight call. He is still certainly in our reasoning and will keep on squeezing for consideration through the Six Nations and past, while Billy Burns has likewise fitted in extremely well for Ulster this season.”

From Monday onwards the squad of Ireland will go to Portugal to have a 4 day training camp.

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For the Six Nations of this year Uncapped Connacht trio Tom Farrell, Caolin Blade and Jack Carty have been included in Ireland’s thirty eight-man squad.

Ireland’s squad for 2019 Six Nations

Forwards:

Hookers: Rory Best (Ulster, capt), ), Niall Scannell (Munster), Sean Cronin (Leinster). Props: , John Ryan (Munster), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster), Andrew Porter (Leinster), Jack McGrath (Leinster), Dave Kilcoyne (Munster). Locks: , Devin Toner (Leinster), Ultan Dillane (Connacht), James Ryan (Leinster) ,Tadgh Beirne (Munster), Iain Henderson (Ulster). Back row: Peter O’Mahony (Munster), Rhys Ruddock (Leinster), Josh van der Flier (Leinster), Jordi Murphy (Ulster), Jack Conan (Leinster), CJ Stander (Munster), Sean O’Brien (Leinster).

Backs:

Back three: Andrew Conway (Munster), Keith Earls (Munster), Rob Kearney (Leinster), Jacob Stockdale (Ulster), Will Addison (Ulster), Jordan Larmour (Leinster), Jacob Stockdale (Ulster), Centres: Garry Ringrose (Leinster), Robbie Henshaw (Leinster), Chris Farrell (Munster), Bundee Aki (Connacht), Tom Farrell (Connacht).

Fly-halves: Johnny Sexton (Leinster), Jack Carty (Connacht), Joey Carbery (Munster). Scrum-halves:  John Cooney (Ulster), Caolin Blade (Connacht), Conor Murray (Munster).

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