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Ireland add 12 players to Autumn Nations squad

Marty Moore

Ireland have added 12 players to their squad ahead of next month’s Autumn International series.


The additions see the Irish squad increase to 49 players ahead of international action at the end of the week.

The Ireland A side take on the All Blacks XV on Friday night, before Ireland host world champions South Africa at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

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Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury has been called up to the Ireland A squad to replace the injured Tom Ahern, who will miss Friday’s fixture.

Diarmuid Barron, Caolin Blade, Jack Crowley, Shane Daly, Max Deegan, James Hume, Dave Kilcoyne, Marty Moore and Scott Penny have all linked up to join the A squad after competing in the URC over the weekend.

Ulster duo Nathan Doak and Tom Stewart will also join the squad later in the week.

Robert Baloucoune
Joey Carbery
Craig Casey
Ciaran Frawley
Jamison Gibson Park
Mack Hansen
Robbie Henshaw
Hugo Keenan
Michael Lowry
Conor Murray
Stuart McCloskey
Calvin Nash
Jimmy O’Brien
Garry Ringrose
Johnny Sexton (C)
Jacob Stockdale


Ryan Baird
Finlay Bealham
Tadhg Beirne
Jack Conan
Gavin Coombes
Caelan Doris
Tadhg Furlong
Dave Heffernan
Cian Healy
Rob Herring
Jeremy Loughman
Joe McCarthy
Peter O’Mahony
Tom O’Toole
Andrew Porter
Cian Prendergast
James Ryan
Dan Sheehan
Nick Timoney
Kieran Treadwell
Josh van der Flier

Ireland ‘A’ Panel:
Diarmuid Barron
Caolin Blade
Jack Crowley
Shane Daly
Max Deegan
James Hume
Dave Kilcoyne
Marty Moore
Jamie Osbourne
Scott Penny
Roman Salanoa
Gavin Thornbury


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