Ireland Team To Face New Zealand In 2nd Test

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made one change to the starting line-up for the second Test against New Zealand which takes place on Saturday at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin. Mack Hansen is introduced on the right wing to play alongside James Lowe and Hugo Keenan in the backfield. Captain Johnny Sexton will again be partnered by Jamison Gibson Park at half-back while Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose continue their centre partnership. The pack is unchanged from the first Test in Auckland with Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan and Tadhg Furlong in the front row and Tadhg Beirne and James Ryan at lock. Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier and Caelan Doris are named in the backrow. Rob Herring and Finlay Bealham who were ruled out of the first Test return to be named amongst the replacements alongside Cian Healy, Kieran Treadwell, Jack Conan, Conor Murray, Joey Carbery and Bundee Aki. The second Test against New Zealand will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and RTÉ Radio. (8.05am IST) Ireland Team 15 Hugo Keenan (Leinster/UCD) 21 caps 14 Mack Hansen (Connacht) 4 caps 13 Garry Ringrose (Leinster/UCD) 43 caps 12 Robbie Henshaw (Leinster/Buccaneers) 58 caps 11 James Lowe (Leinster) 13 caps 10 Johnny Sexton (Leinster/St Mary’s College) 106 caps CAPTAIN 9 Jamison Gibson Park (Leinster) 18 caps 1 Andrew Porter (Leinster/UCD) 44 caps 2 Dan Sheehan (Leinster/Lansdowne) 8 caps 3 Tadhg Furlong (Leinster/Clontarf) 58 caps 4 Tadhg Beirne (Munster/Lansdowne) 31 caps 5 James Ryan (Leinster/UCD) 44 caps 6 Peter O’Mahony (Munster/Cork Constitution) 85 caps 7 Josh van der Flier (Leinster/UCD) 41 caps 8 Caelan Doris (Leinster/St Mary’s College) 18 caps Replacements 16 Rob Herring (Ulster/Ballynahinch) 26 caps 17 Cian Healy (Leinster/Clontarf) 116 caps 18 Finlay Bealham (Connacht/Buccaneers) 23 caps 19 Kieran Treadwell (Ulster/Ballymena) 6 caps 20 Jack Conan (Leinster/Old Belvedere) 28 caps 21 Conor Murray (Munster/Garryowen) 97 caps 22 Joey Carbery (Munster/Clontarf) 33 caps 23 Bundee Aki (Connacht/Galwegians) 38 caps The post Ireland Team To Face New Zealand In 2nd Test appeared first on Munster Rugby.

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