Twelve additional players have been drafted into the Ireland squad for this week in addition to the match 22 that played against Scotland last Sunday. There are no major injury concerns for the Ireland squad ahead of the RBS 6 Nations Championship game against Wales next Saturday and the squad will gather in Dublin this evening to begin preparations.

Ireland Squad additions:
Rhys Ruddock
Fergus McFadden
Tony Buckley
Kevin McLaughlin
Mick O’Driscoll
Donnacha Ryan
Gavin Duffy
Andrew Trimble
Johne Murphy
Tomas O’Leary
Devin Toner
Mike McCarthy