Team News: Ireland team to face Scotland

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton are named at 9 and 10 respectively with Chris Farrell ,making his first Championship start,partnering Bundee Aki in the centre.  

Rob Kearney is named at fullback with Keith Earls and Jacob Stockdale on the wings.The Ireland coaching group have announced the 23 players that will line out against Scotland at BT Murrayfield on Saturday afternoon in Round 2 of the Guinness Six Nations.

IRELAND Team & Replacements (v Scotland, 2019 Guinness Six Nations Championship, BT Murrayfield, Saturday, February 9, kick-off 2:15 pm):

Player/Club/Province/Caps –

 15. Rob Kearney (Leinster/UCD) 87 caps
14. Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster) 73
13. Chris Farrell (Munster/Young Munster) 3 caps
12. Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht) 13
11. Jacob Stockdale (Lurgan/Ulster) 15
10. Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 79 (vc)
9. Conor Murray (Munster/Garryowen) 681. Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster) 852. Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster) 114 (c)3. Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster) 294. James Ryan (UCD/Leinster) 14 5. Quinn Roux (Galwegians/Connacht) 96. Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster) 53 (vc)7. Sean O’Brien (Leinster/UCD) 53  8. Jack Conan (Leinster/Old Belvedere) 11 caps Replacements16. Sean Cronin (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 6617. Dave Kilcoyne (Munster/UL Bohemians) 2518. Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster) 1219. Ultan Dillane (Connacht/Corinthians) 11 caps20. Josh van der Flier (Leinster/UCD) 14 caps21. John Cooney (Ulster/Terenure College) 522. Joey Carbery (Clontarf/Munster) 17
23. Jordan Larmour (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 10


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