Ireland Issue Squad Update Ahead Of Six Nations Opener With Wales

All systems go.

The Ireland squad arrived at The Campus in Quinta da Lago, Portugal on Thursday afternoon and trained on Friday and Saturday before a recovery day on Sunday ahead of this weekend’s Six Nations opener with Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

The squad will complete an organisational day today before training tomorrow and Wednesday before flying back to Dublin to complete preparations for Saturday’s game.

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Keith Earls (strain), Josh van der Flier (strain) and Joey Carbery (elbow) have trained fully.

Tadhg Furlong, James Ryan and Iain Henderson, whose respective loads have been managed to this point, are set to train tomorrow. Head coach Andy Farrell will name his team on Thursday.