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Larmour Starts As Schmidt Names Ireland Team To Face Argentina

Joe Schmidt Ireland

Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland matchday 23 for the clash with Argentina on Saturday. 

Jordan Larmour has been named at fullback and he will be joined alongside Jacob Stockdale and Keith Earls who make up the back-three.

In midfield, Bundee Aki starts at inside-centre while Robbie Henshaw will play outside him. In the half-backs, Kieran Marmion has won the race for the scrum-half shirt and he will partner Johnny Sexton who starts at out-half.

Joe Schmidt Ireland

Up front, Cian Healy, Rory Best and Tadhg Furlong form the front-row while James Ryan and Iain Henderson pack down behind them in the second-row.

The back-three is made up of Peter O’Mahony, Sean O’Brien and CJ Stander at eight.

Ireland: Jordan Larmour, Keith Earls, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale, Johnny Sexton, Kieran Marmion, Cian Healy, Rory Best (c), Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson, James Ryan, Peter O’Mahony, Sean O’Brien, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, Devin Toner, Dan Leavy, Luke McGrath, Joey Carbery, Andrew Conway.

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Author: Sean McMahon

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