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Henshaw to further state his case for Six Nations Championship

Friday, 24th January, 2014 1:23pm

Henshaw to further state his case for Six Nations Championship

TALENTED local rugby star Robbie Henshaw will be given a chance to further state his case ahead of Sunday week’s Six Nations kick-off when he features in a strong Ireland Wolfhounds team to face England Saxons on Saturday.

Henshaw’s rise to prominence in recent years has been meteoric and the 20 year-old was recently named in the provisional squad for the upcoming Six Nations Championship. The Coosan native made his senior Ireland debut last summer and also featured in the Autumn test match against Australia. The Ireland Wolfhounds, essentially the country’s second string team, play England Saxons at 5pm on Saturday at Gloucester’s Kingsholm ground.

IRELAND WOLFHOUNDS to play England Saxons on Saturday: Felix Jones (Munster); Fergus McFadden (Leinster), Robbie Henshaw (Connacht), Darren Cave (Ulster), Craig Gilroy (Ulster); Ian Madigan (Leinster), Isaac Boss (Leinster); Dave Kilcoyne (Munster), Rob Herring (Ulster), Martin Moore (Leinster); Iain Henderson (Ulster), Dan Tuohy (Ulster): Rhys Ruddock (capt, Leinster), Tommy O’Donnell (Munster), Robin Copeland (Cardiff Blues).

Replacements: Richardt Strauss (Leinster), Jack McGrath (Leinster), Stephen Archer (Munster), Robbie Diack (Ulster), Jordi Murphy (Leinster), Kieran Marmion (Connacht), Ian Keatley (Munster), Simon Zebo (Munster)

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