Joe Schmidt has included Jack Carty and Robbie Henshaw in his squad for this month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.
However there is no place for Devin Toner or Connacht’s Kieran Marmion who are the highest profile absentee’s.
Schmidt’s 31 man squad was scheduled to be publicly announced next Sunday, but after details were leaked to the media, the IRFU have now confirmed the squad.
Jack Carty has beaten Ross Byrne to the third outhalf position, while Luke McGrath is chosen in favour of Connacht’s Kieran Marmion.
Munster’s Jean Kleyn has been included in place of Devin Toner.
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Ulster pair Jordi Murphy and Jack McGrath have also reportedly been left on standby.