Scotland and Ireland face each other on Saturday at Murrayfield to kick off their Six Nations campaigns which see both sides battling for the number 2 spot; and for Ireland, the potentially the number 1 spot as they look to knock England off their rosey perch.
The two sides are shown below, and after Ireland’s squad release, we are sure that it will be a good game. Who do you think will come out on top in the battle between the Scots and the Irish.
Starting XV: Rob Kearney, Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Robbie Henshaw, Simon Zebo, Paddy Jackson, Conor Murray; Jack McGrath, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson, Devin Toner, CJ Stander, Sean O’Brien, Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements: Niall Scannell, Cian Healy, John Ryan, Ultan Dillane, Josh van der Flier, Kieran Marmion, Ian Keatley, Tommy Bowe.
Starting XV: Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones, Alex Dunbar, Sean Maitland, Finn Russell, Greig Laidlaw (capt); Allan Dell, Fraser Brown, Zander Fagerson, Richie Gray, Jonny Gray, Ryan Wilson, Hamish Watson, Josh Strauss
Replacements: Ross Ford, Gordon Reid, Simon Berghan, Tim Swinson, John Barclay, Ali Price, Duncan Weir, Mark Bennett.