Dominant Wins Propel Eire into Pivotal Conflict
Within the wake of triumphant performances towards Romania, Tonga, and South Africa, Eire is about to cap off their Pool marketing campaign in a high-stakes encounter towards Gregor Townsend’s squad at Stade de France this Saturday evening.
Peter O’Mahony’s Milestone Second
A historic milestone awaits as Peter O’Mahony is getting ready to celebrating his one centesimal cap for Eire. Positioned within the again row, the 34-year-old goals to develop into solely the tenth Irish participant to attain this important feat.
Unchanged Again Three and Midfield Prowess
The formidable trio of Hugo Keenan, Mack Hansen, and James Lowe retains their positions within the again three, whereas the dynamic midfield duo of Garry Ringrose and Bundee Aki continues to showcase their prowess.
Strategic Lineup within the Ahead Pack
Captain Johnny Sexton, alongside Jamison Gibson-Park, resumes their partnership within the half-backs. The ahead pack contains a sturdy mixture with Andrew Porter and Tadhg Furlong flanking Dan Sheehan, complemented by Tadhg Beirne and Iain Henderson within the second row. O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, and Caelan Doris full the formidable beginning XV.
Jack Conan’s Return and Bench Power
The eagerly anticipated return of Jack Conan is anticipated from the replacements bench, becoming a member of a robust supporting forged together with Ronan Kelleher, David Kilcoyne, Finlay Bealham, and James Ryan. Conor Murray, Jack Crowley, and Stuart McCloskey present extra firepower within the backline.
Damage Replace: Henshaw Sidelines, Evaluation Pending
Regrettably, Robbie Henshaw is sidelined because of a hamstring damage, with an intensive evaluation scheduled for early subsequent week.
Eire Crew & Replacements (v Scotland, Rugby World Cup, Pool B, Saturday October 7, Stade de France, 8pm Irish time)
15. Hugo Keenan (Leinster/UCD)(34)
14. Mack Hansen (Connacht/Corinthians)(19)
13. Garry Ringrose (Leinster/UCD)(55)
12. Bundee Aki (Connacht/Galwegians)(50)
11. James Lowe (Leinster)(24)
10. Johnny Sexton (Leinster/St Mary’s School) (captain) (116)
9. Jamison Gibson-Park (Leinster)(28)
1. Andrew Porter (Leinster/UCD)(57)
2. Dan Sheehan (Leinster/Lansdowne)(19)
3. Tadhg Furlong (Leinster/Clontarf)(70)
4. Tadhg Beirne (Munster/Lansdowne)(44)
5. Iain Henderson (Ulster/Academy)(77)
6. Peter O’Mahony (Munster/Cork Structure)(99)
7. Josh van der Flier (Leinster/UCD)(55)
8. Caelan Doris (Leinster/St Mary’s School)(34)
16. Ronan Kelleher (Leinster/Lansdowne)(24)
17. David Kilcoyne (Munster/UL Bohemians)(54)
18. Finlay Bealham (Connacht/Buccaneers)(34)
19. James Ryan (Leinster/UCD)(58)
20. Jack Conan (Leinster/Previous Belvedere)(39)
21. Conor Murray Munster/Garryowen)(110)
22. Jack Crowley (Munster/Cork Structure)(8)
23. Stuart McCloskey (Ulster/Bangor)(14).
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