Ireland look certain to go with a settled Six Nations side in Saturday's crucial clash against Wales with Joe Schmidt likely to make just one change to the team that beat England two weeks ago.
Jamie Heaslip has overcome his back injury and should take the No8 shirt back from Jordi Murphy. Watch the squad announcement here.
This Saturday sees Ireland travel to play Wales in the crunch game in this year's Six Nations Championship and while we know Warren Gatland prefers Welshmen over Irishmen in his team, we asked Independent columnist Neil Francis to pick his combined 15 between the two nations.
JAMIE HEASLIP is set to be restored to the Ireland line-up for Saturday's crunch Six Nations clash against Wales but Joe Schmidt is otherwise expected to stick with the side that beat England two weeks ago when he names his team today.