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09th Feb 2017

The Ireland Team To Play Italy On Saturday Has Just Been Announced

James Fenton

Irish Rugby have just announced the team to face Italy on Saturday. Head Coach Joe Schmidt revealed the news via Facebook Live: 

Following defeat to Scotland last week there have been two changes to the starting XV.

The men charged with turning around Ireland’s disappointing start to the 2017 Six Nations are listed as follows, with the main talking points being Cian Healy coming in for Jack McGrath at loose head and Donnacha Ryan replacing Iain Henderson in the second row:


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