Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane have both been named in the starting XV for Ireland’s clash with Fiji on Saturday evening.

Marmion, who featured as a replacement in the record win over the Springboks last weekend, will partner Joey Carbery in the halfbacks. Dillane is set for his first appearance of the November tests and his 11th Irish cap.

 

Ireland Team & Replacements (v Fiji, Guinness Series 2017, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, November 18, 5.30pm)

15. Andrew Conway (Garryowen/Munster) 4 caps
14. Darren Sweetnam (Cork Constitution/Munster) 1 cap
13. Chris Farrell (Young Munster/Munster)*
12. Stuart McCloskey (Bangor/UIster) 1 cap
11. Dave Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster) 16 caps
10. Joey Carbery (Clontarf/Leinster) 5 caps
9. Kieran Marmion (Corinthians/Connacht) 17 caps 

1. Jack McGrath (St Mary’s College/Leinster) 41 caps
2. Rob Herring (Ballynahinch/Ulster) 2 caps
3. Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster) 2 caps
4. Ultan Dillane (Corinthians/Connacht) 10 caps
5. Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster) 51 caps
6. Rhys Ruddock (St Mary’s College/Leinster) 17 caps Captain
7. Jordi Murphy (Lansdowne/Leinster) 17 caps
8. Jack Conan (Old Belvedere/Leinster) 4 caps

Replacements
16. James Tracy (UCD/Leinster) 4 caps
17. Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster) 71 caps
18. Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster) 17 caps
19. Kieran Treadwell (Ballymena/Ulster) 2 caps
20. CJ Stander (Shannon/Munster) 16 caps
21. Luke McGrath (UCD/Leinster) 4 caps
22. Ian Keatley (Young Munster/Munster) 5 caps
23. Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Leinster) 30 caps

*Denotes uncapped player

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