The Ireland fringe players who have held their hand up for Six Nations inclusion

Ireland head coach set to name a settled Six Nations squad but recent form may force him into changes

Connacht's Jack Carty may well have played his way into Andy Farrell's squad for the Six Nations. Photo: Sportsfile

Rúaidhrí O’Connor

Today is the day when players on the fringe of the Ireland squad begin glancing at their phones nervously, hoping it doesn’t start ringing. If you’re in Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad, then you’ll get an email of congratulations. If you’re out, it’s a courtesy call.