Rory Best Captains Ireland Against England

Rory Best will captain the side to play England at Twickenham on Saturday and is joined in the front row by Cian Healy and Tadgh Furlong.

Iain Henderson and Jean Kleyn lock down the second row with Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier and CJ Stander named in the backrow.

Rob Kearney lines out at fullback with Jordan Larmour and Jacob Stockdale on the wings.  Bundee Aki and Garry Ringrose are the midfield partnership with Ross Byrne and Conor Murray named at half-back.

The replacements named for Saturday’s game are Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, Devin Toner, Tadgh Beirne, Luke McGrath, Jack Carty and Andrew Conway.

Ireland v England – 2019 August International

15.Rob Kearney

14.Jordan Larmour

13.Garry Ringrose

12.Bundee Aki

11.Jacob Stockdale

10.Ross Byrne

9.Conor Murray

1.Cian Healy

2.Rory Best

3.Tadhg Furlong

4.Iain Henderson

5.Jean Kleyn

6.Peter O’Mahony

7.Josh van der Flier

8.CJ Stander


16.Sean Cronin

17.Jack McGrath

18.Andrew Porter

19.Devin Toner

20.Tadhg Beirne

21.Luke McGrath

22.Jack Carty

  1. Andrew Conway