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Johnny Sexton Returns As Strong Ireland Team Named For Wales

Ireland Team

Ireland have named a strong team for the clash with Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. 

The big news is that Johnny Sexton returns to start at out-half in what will be his first appearance of the season.

He will partner Conor Murray who makes his first appearance since the heavy loss to England at Twickenham.

Ireland Team

Ireland Team To Face Wales 

Ireland: Rob Kearney, Jordan Larmour, Robbie Henshaw, Bundee Aki, Keith Earls, Jonathan Sexton, Conor Murray, Cian Healy, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong, James Ryan, Jean Kleyn, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier, Jack Conan.

Replacements: Sean Cronin, Dave Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Iain Henderson, Rhys Ruddock, Luke McGrath, Jack Carty, Garry Ringrose.

More to follow…

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Author: Sean McMahon

Sean is Deputy Editor and head rugby writer. You can contact him by email or on Twitter