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Rugby Union: Ireland Name 32 Man Squad Ahead of RBS 6 Nations 2012

IRFU BadgeIreland have announced a 32 man squad ahead of this Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations 2012 opener against Wales.

The Ireland management named a squad of 32 players, which includes call-ups for four players from the O2 Ireland Wolfhounds, and five players who are as yet uncapped for the national side.

The full 32 man squad is as follows:

Ireland 32 Man Squad

* denotes uncapped player

  • Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster)
  • Tommy Bowe (Ospreys)
  • Tom Court (Malone/Ulster)
  • Sean Cronin (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
  • Gordon D’Arcy (Lansdowne/Leinster)
  • Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster)
  • Stephen Ferris (Dungannon/Ulster)
  • Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
  • Jamie Heaslip (Naas/Leinster)
  • Chris Henry (Ballymena/Ulster)
  • Denis Hurley (Cork Constitution/Munster)
  • Shane Jennings (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
  • Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster)
  • David Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster)*
  • Fergus McFadden (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
  • Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster)
  • Sean O’Brien (Clontarf/Leinster)
  • Donncha O’Callaghan (Cork Constitution/Munster)
  • Paul O’Connell (Young Munster/Munster)
  • Ronan O’Gara (Cork Constitution/Munster)
  • Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster)*
  • Eoin O’Malley (Old Belvedere/Leinster)*
  • Eoin Reddan (Lansdowne/Leinster)
  • Mike Ross (Clontarf/Leinster)
  • Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster)
  • Rhys Ruddock (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
  • Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
  • Andrew Trimble (Ballymena/Ulster)
  • Dan Tuohy (Ballymena/Ulster)
  • Paddy Wallace (Ballymena/Ulster)
  • Brett Wilkinson (Galwegians/Connacht)*
  • Simon Zebo (Cork Constitution/Munster)*

Ireland begin their 2012 RBS 6 Nations Campaign with a fixture against Wales at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Kick-Off is 15:00 GMT (16:00 CET).

For a full RBS 6 Nations 2012 Fixture List, click here.

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