Six Nations: Ireland training squad announced

Last Updated: 29/01/13 9:47am

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Dave McSharry: Connacht centre fit to join Ireland squad

Dave McSharry: Connacht centre fit to join Ireland squad

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Ireland coach Declan Kidney has announced a 33-man training squad ahead of the Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.

Kidney has included 11 players from the Ireland Wolfhounds side that lost 14-10 to the England Saxons in Galway on Friday night.

Connacht centre Dave McSharry and Ulster fly-half Paddy Jackson both picked up minor knocks in that game, but were declared fit enough to join up with the rest of the squad in Carton House on Sunday evening. However Ulster winger Andrew Trimble has been left out by the the Ireland coach.

The Ireland team to play Wales will be announced on Tuesday at lunchtime.

Ireland training squad: M Bent, R Best, T Court, S Cronin, G D'Arcy, K Earls, L Fitzgerald, D Fitzpatrick, C Gilroy, C Healy, J Heaslip, I Henderson, C Henry, P Jackson, R Kearney, D Kilcoyne, C Murray, M McCarthy, K McLaughlin, F McFadden, D McSharry, S O'Brien, D O'Callaghan, B O'Driscoll, R O'Gara, P O'Mahony, E Reddan, M Ross, D Ryan, J Sexton, M Sherry, D Toner, S Zebo.

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