Here’s The Ireland Team To Take On Japan On Saturday In Case You Missed It

Ireland will take on the Brave Blossoms in Japan on Saturday with Joe Schmidt naming an exciting squad.

Simon Zebo comes back into the starting line-up at fullback, while Keith Earls continues on the wing after his breathtaking performance agains the USA Eagles last weekend.

Rhys Ruddock once again captains the side and is part of a pack that features the likes of Cian Healy, John Ryan, Jack Conan and Dan Leavy.

Rory Scannell makes his first start for Ireland at 12, and is part of an exciting midfield partnership with Garry Ringrose.

Ireland team to take on Japan

15. Simon Zebo
14. Andrew Conway
13. Garry Ringrose
12. Rory Scannell
11. Keith Earls
10. Paddy Jackson
9. Luke McGrath

1. Cian Healy
2. Niall Scannell
3. John Ryan
4. Quinn Roux
5. Devin Toner
6. Rhys Ruddock (c)
7. Dan Leavy
8. Jack Conan

Replacements
16. James Tracy
17. Dave Kilcoyne
18. Finlay Bealham
19. Kieran Treadwell
20. Jack O’Donoghue
21. Kieran Marmion
22. Rory O’Loughlin
23. Tiernan O’Halloran

Jason Hennessy

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