The Ireland Team To Take On Italy This Weekend As Voted By You

The people have spoken.

Joe Schmidt should make five changes in total this weekend according to our poll answered by you. We asked you to pick the Ireland team for this weekend’s clash with Italy, and here are the results.

In the backline you’ve voted unanimously for Jordan Larmour to replace Rob Kearney at fullback, with the Leinster prodigy getting 61% of the vote. You’ve also voted for Johnny Sexton to be rested this weekend, with Joey Carbery getting 59% of the vote.

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In the pack you’ve called for Schmidt to make three changes in total. Jack McGrath gets the nod to swap around with Cian Healy, while Dan Leavy is given the task of replacing the injured Josh van der Flier.

The final change sees Sean Cronin start ahead of captain Rory Best, with the Leinster hooker getting 53% of the vote, compared to just 44% for the skipper.

Ireland to to take on Italy as voted by you

15. Jordan Larmour (61%)
14. Keith Earls (55%)
13. Robbie Henshaw (57%)
12. Bundee Aki (57%)
11. Jacob Stockdale (44%)
10. Joey Carbery (59%)
9. Conor Murray (64%)

1. Jack McGrath (61%)
2. Sean Cronin (53%)
3. Tadhg Furlong (55%)
4. Iain Henderson (36%)
5. James Ryan (33%)
6. Peter O’Mahony (68%)
7. Dan Leavy (79%)
8. CJ Stander (57%)