Healy starts as Ireland change two

Date published: March 19 2015

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Luke Fitzgerald and Cian Healy are only changes to Ireland's team to face Scotland at Murrayfield in the Six Nations on Saturday.

Joe Schmidt's men need to win, and potentially overhaul England and Wales on points difference if they are to retain their Six Nations title.

And to do so Schmidt has drafted in Fitzgerald, who will make his first appearance for Ireland since 2013 in place of Simon Zebo, while Healy moves into the starting lineup ahead of Jack McGrath.

More to follow…

Ireland: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Jared Payne, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 Luke Fitzgerald, 10 Jonathan Sexton, 9 Conor Murray, 8 Jamie Heaslip, 7 Sean O'Brien, 6 Peter O'Mahony, 5 Paul O'Connell (c), 4 Devin Toner, 3 Mike Ross, 2 Rory Best, 1 Cian Healy
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Jack McGrath, 18 Martin Moore, 19 Iain Henderson, 20 Jordi Murphy, 21 Eoin Reddan, 22 Ian Madigan, 23 Felix Jones

Date: Saturday, March 21
Venue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Kick-off: 14:30 GMT
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant Referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
TMO: Graham Hughes

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