Gilroy in for Trimble as Ireland name team for crunch Argentina test
CRAIG GILROY will win his first full cap for Ireland in their crunch match against Argentina in the Guinness Series International at the Aviva on Saturday
Having scored a hat-trick in last weekend’s 53-0 win against Fiji, he was likely to get the chance to impress against Argentina in the must-win test.
The forwards selection is unchanged from the side that played against South Africa, with Leinster’s Richardt Strauss winning his second full cap in the front row.
Ireland XV to play South Africa: Zebo ( Munster); T Bowe (Ulster), K Earls (Munster), G D'Arcy (Leinster), C Gilroy (Ulster); J Sexton (Leinster), C Murray (Munster); C Healy (Leinster), R Strauss (Leinster), M Ross (Leinster), D Ryan (Munster), M McCarthy (Connacht), P O'Mahony (Munster), C Henry (Ulster), J Heaslip (Leinster, capt).
Replacements: S Cronin (Leinster), D Kilcoyne (Munster), M Bent (Leinster), D O'Callaghan (Munster), I Henderson (Ulster), E Reddan (Leinster), R O'Gara (Munster), F McFadden (Leinster).