Late Injury Withdrawal For Ireland Ahead Of Series Decider With Australia

Man down.

Hooker Sean Cronin has been forced to withdraw from Ireland’s squad for their series decider with Australia at Allianz Stadium in Sydney this morning.

The Leinster front-row was named in the starting XV on Thursday, but was forced to sit out yesterday’s Captain’s Run and was subsequently ruled out with a Grade 1 strain.

Niall Scannell has been promoted from the bench to starting hooker, with Ulster’s Rob Herring drafted in as a replacement.

It’s a cruel blow for Cronin who finishes the tour as the only hooker without a start as a result.


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