Rugby – Munster trio called into Ireland squad

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screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-16-41-22IRELAND coach Joe Schmidt has added a further six players to the squad of 34 originally named ahead of the Test Match in Chicago.

Munster trio Dave Kilcoyne, Jack O’Donoghue, Darren Sweetnam (Munster), Niyi Adeolokun, Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht) and Dan Leavy (Leinster) have joined the squad today at Carton House.

Jordi Murphy leaves the squad after damaging the ACL in his left knee which rules him out of action for between 6-9 months.  There were no other injury concerns to report from national camp following the game in Soldier Field.

Ireland begin preparing for Canada today with the game taking place in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening.  There are 9 uncapped players in the extended 39 man squad.  Tickets remain available on ticketmaster.ie for the Canada fixture.

Ireland Squad for Canada
Niyi Adeolukun (Connacht)*
Finlay Bealham (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster) c
Joey Carbery (Clontarf/Leinster)
Sean Cronin (St Marys/Leinster)
Ultan Dillane (Corinthians/Connacht)
Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster)
Tadgh Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster)
Craig Gilroy (Ulster)
Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
Jamie Heaslip (Dublin University/Leinster) vc
Iain Henderson (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Leinster)
Billy Holland (Cork Constitution/Munster)*
Paddy Jackson (Dungannon/Ulster)
Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster)
Dave Kilcoyne (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Dan Leavy (UCD/Leinster)*
Kieran Marmion (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Luke Marshall (Ulster)
Jack McGrath (St Marys/Leinster)
Luke McGrath (UCD/Leinster)*
Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster)
Sean O’Brien (UCD/Leinster)
Jack O’Donoghue (UL Bohemians/Munster)*
Tiernan O’Halloran (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Jared Payne (Ulster)
Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster)*
Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster)
John Ryan (Cork Constitution/Munster)*
Jonathan Sexton (St Marys/Leinster)
CJ Stander (Munster)
Darren Sweetnam (Cork Constitution/Munster)*
Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster)
James Tracy (UCD/Leinster)*
Andrew Trimble (Ballymena/Ulster)
Josh van der Flier (UCD/Leinster)
Simon Zebo (Cork Constitution/Munster)

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*denotes uncapped player