Ireland announce squad for All Blacks Test

Date published: October 31 2016

Ireland have confirmed the 27 players that will travel to Chicago on Monday to play against New Zealand at Soldier Field on Saturday, November 5.

Although there are a number of bumps and bruises from involvement in the weekend's PRO12 fixtures the squad selected has been declared fit to travel. 

Players returning to full fitness Sean O'Brien, Iain Henderson and Peter O'Mahony along with Paddy Jackson, unavailable due to personal reasons, will not make the trip to Chicago.

The players trained this morning at Carton House and will train again on Thursday ahead of this weekend's match versus the All Blacks. 

Ireland Squad for New Zealand: Finlay Bealham, Rory Best (c), Joey Carbery, Sean Cronin, Ultan Dillane, Tadgh Furlong, Craig Gilroy, Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip, Robbie Henshaw, Billy Holland, Rob Kearney, Kieran Marmion, Jack McGrath, Luke McGrath, Jordi Murphy, Conor Murray, Jared Payne, Garry Ringrose, Donnacha Ryan, John Ryan, Jonathan Sexton, CJ Stander, Devin Toner, Andrew Trimble, Josh van der Flier, Simon Zebo