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Settled squad sets Andy Farrell’s Ireland up nicely for Six Nations success

Ruaidhri O'Connor


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Ireland head coach Andy Farrell. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

If, as he was leaving the Aviva Stadium on November 14, you had suggested to Andy Farrell that he would be going into the Six Nations with 22 of the 23 players who had featured in that day’s win over New Zealand he’d have taken it.

Yesterday, the Ireland coach unveiled a 37-man squad for the tournament and of the men who took down the All Blacks only James Lowe is absent from the list.


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