Six Nations: Ireland hopes that their impressive home state will help them put an end to the undefeated battle of Wales at the Six Nations face to face on Saturday in Dublin.
Last weekend, Ireland defeated Scotland 19-12, winning 16 of Aviva’s last 17 tests. Wales achieves nine consecutive victories in six countries to equal his longest tournament record.
Last week they made five attempts to win in Italy, but this time it is clear that they will face a tougher test.
Harry Ringrose and Kelan Doris from Ireland were injured, so the center of Robbie Henshaw and winger Peter O’Mahoney were upgraded to the starting lineup.
O’Mahoney will start with a blind defender, and CJ Stander will move to eighth place.
Max Degan without a back cover and Keith Earls, a reusable utility, are among the replacements.
Nick Tompkins Center started his first game in Wales with the only replacements against Italy.
George North collided with Azurri in the center of the perimeter, but then returned to a more familiar position on the flank, which meant that Johnny McNickall fell on the bench. on the.
Midfielder Gareth Davis, props Rhys Carré, half Owen Williams and Lok Adam Bird were appointed substitutions, respectively Rhys Webb, Jarrod Evans, Rob Evans and Corey Hill, who missed the game due to a foot injury.
Of the two camps: the trust of the small team of the Irish coach Andy Farrell after a small victory over Scotland: “I do not think their ego is upset. They cannot wait to return to the court.
“We are in a good place, we are full of energy, and we are ready for the fact that, as we know, there will be a very, very difficult match.
“We know that Wales is the champion and semifinalist of the World Cup, and rightly so.
“They are being discussed as a great team. We know what will happen this week, and we are happy about it. ”
Wayne Pivak, Wales coach: “The momentum is important in the tournament. I am glad that under our leadership a good start was made, and I hope that we can move on in the tournament. “
Ireland is a very strong team, and it will be dangerous if they stand firm.
“We have to do this. This is not an easy place. This will be a huge problem. We must move forward physically. ”
Ireland: 15 – Jordan Rameau, 14 – Andrew Conway, 13 – Robbie Henshaw, 12 – Bondi Archie, 11 – Jacob Stockdale, 10 – Johnny Say Keston (captain), 9-Conner Murray, 1-Cyan Healy, 2-Rob Herring , 3-Tadhg Farlong, 4-Ian Henderson, 5-James Ryan, 6-Peter O’Mahoney, 7-Josh Van der Flier, 8-CJ Stander.
Substitutions: 16-Ronan Kelleher, 17-Dave Kilkoyn, 18-Andrew Porter, 19-German toner, 20-Max Degen, 21-John Cooney 22-Rose Byrne, 23-Earl Keith.
Wales: 15 pounds Halfpenny, North 14 George, 13 Nick Tompkins, 12 Hadley Parks, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Tomos Williams); 1- Vin Jones, 2- Ken Owens, 3- Dillon Lewis, 4-Jake Ball, 5-Allen )
Deputy: 16-Ryan Elias, 17-Reese Carré, 18-Lyon Brown, 19-Adam Beard, 20-Ros Moriarty, 21-Gares Davis, 22-Owen Williams, 23-Johnny McNichol.