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Kidney names 33-man squad

27th January 2013 19:12

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Dave McSharry Connacht

Included: Dave McSharry

Ireland coach Declan Kidney has announced a 33-man training squad ahead of the Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.

Kidney has included 11 players from the Ireland Wolfhounds side that lost 14-10 to the England Saxons in Galway on Friday night.

Connacht centre Dave McSharry and Ulster fly-half Paddy Jackson both picked up minor knocks in that game, but were declared fit enough to join up with the rest of the squad in Carton House on Sunday.

Ireland training squad: Michael Bent, Rory Best, Tom Court, Sean Cronin, Gordon D'Arcy, Keith Earls, Luke Fitzgerald, Declan Fitzpatrick, Craig Gilroy, Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip, Iain Henderson, Chris Henry, Paddy Jackson, Rob Kearney, David Kilcoyne, Conor Murray, Mike McCarthy, Kevin McLaughlin, Fergus McFadden, Dave McSharry, Sean O'Brien, Donncha O'Callaghan, Brian O'Driscoll, Ronan O'Gara, Peter O'Mahony, Eoin Reddan, Mike Ross, Donnacha Ryan, Jonathan Sexton, Mike Sherry, Devin Toner, Simon Zebo

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