Ireland Call Up Two Players As Squad Assembles Ahead Of Six Nations Clash With Italy

Back in action.

The Ireland squad assembles this evening at Carton House having completed a two day camp at the IRFU High Performance Centre last Thursday and Friday.

The 14 players who were released to play with their provinces return to the squad for the Italy match week – Jack Carty, Dave Heffernan (Connacht), Ryan Baird, Cian Healy, Jordan Larmour (Leinster), Craig Casey, Gavin Coombes, Dave Kilcoyne (Munster) and Robert Baloucoune, James Hume, Michael Lowry, Tom O’Toole, Nick Timoney, Kieran Treadwell (Ulster).

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Leinster duo James Lowe and Jimmy O’Brien have also been added to the squad for the Italy match week.

Ireland take on Italy this Sunday in the Six Nations as they look to bounce back from their defeat to France in Paris.