Here, RUCK looks at who is currently sidelined, doubtful and unavailable and why…
*this list will constantly be updated as injury news is released
SIX NATIONS POLL:
Six Nations injury list 2020
With Joe Schmidt leaving the head-coaching role, and a couple of key retirements, the Irish will be hoping for a full squad of fit players to get back the form they showed in their 2018 Grand Slam campaign.
- James Ryan (Calf) – Will be touch-and-go for the opening game against Scotland.
- Joey Carbery (Wrist) – Will almost certainly miss at least part of the campaign after undergoing surgery for wrist ligament damage
- Johnny Sexton (Knee) – Stuart Lancaster confirmed that the number 10 is highly unlikely to play before the start of the Championship as he recovers from knee ligament damage.