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Joe Schmidt has named Garry Ringrose among the fifteen at the Ireland team announcement press conference ahead of the Guinness Series test match against New Zealand.

Rob Kearney returns to the starting XV at fullback with Keith Earls and Jacob Stockdale named on the wings.

Garry Ringrose renews his partnership with Bundee Aki from the game against Italy in Chicago. Jonathan Sexton is partnered by Kieran Marmion.

Up front, captain Rory Best packs down with Cian Healy and Tadhg Furlong. Devin Toner starts in the second row with James Ryan.

Dan Leavy is named at openside with Peter O’Mahony on the opposite flank and CJ Stander at 8.

The replacement forwards are Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, Ian Henderson and Josh van der Flier. The replacement backs are Luke McGrath, Joey Carbery and Jordan Larmour.

IRELAND Team & Replacements (v New Zealand, 2018 GUINNESS Series Test Match, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, November 17, kick-off 7.00pm):

15. Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster) 86
14. Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster) 71
13. Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster) 15
12. Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht) 11
11. Jacob Stockdale (Ballynahinch/Ulster) 13
10. Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 77 (vc)
9. Kieran Marmion (Corinthians/Connacht) 23
1. Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster) 82
2. Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster) 112 (c)
3. Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster) 27
4. Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster) 62
5. James Ryan (UCD/Leinster) 12
6. Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster) 51 (vc)
7. Dan Leavy (UCD/Leinster) 11
8. CJ Stander (Shannon/Munster) 27

Replacements
16. Sean Cronin (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 64
17. Jack McGrath (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 52
18. Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster) 10
19. Iain Henderson (Queens University/Ulster) 40
20. Josh van der Flier (UCD/Leinster) 11
21. Luke McGrath (UCD/Leinster) 8
22. Joey Carbery (Clontarf/Munster) 14
23. Jordan Larmour (St. Mary’s College/Leinster) 8

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