Coughlan to lead Wolfhounds against England Saxons
MUNSTER’S James Coughlan is to captain the Ireland Wolfhounds team to play the England Saxons on Friday.
The team will feature Rob Henshaw at fullback with Dave McSharry and Darren Cave in the midfield. Paddy Jackson and Paul Marshall of Ulster make up the half-back pairing.
Up front Mike Sherry plays alongside Dave Kilcoyne and Michael Bent. Lewis Stevenson is at second row alongside Devin Toner while Kevin McLaughlin and the uncapped Tommy O’Donnel complete the back row with Coughlan
Ireland Wolfhounds: Robbie Henshaw; Andrew Trimble, Darren Cave, Dave McSharry, Luke Fitzgerald; Paddy Jackson, Paul Marshall; David Kilcoyne, Mike Sherry, Michael Bent; Lewis Stevenson, Devin Toner; Kevin McLaughlin, Tommy O’Donnell, James Coughlin (c).
Replacements: Damien Varley, Tom Court, Declan Fitzpatrick, Iain Henderson, Rhys Ruddock, Isaac Boss, Ian Madigan, Ian Keatley.
The game kicks off at 7:35pm and is live on RTE.