O’Sullivan names his 30

Ireland rugby coach Eddie O’Sullivan has named his 30 man squad for next month’s Rugby World Cup.

Former GB Rugby League international, Brian Carney, gets the nod but no real surprises in the selection.

An Ireland team of mainly 2nd XV players didn’t impress during yesterday’s 31-21 defeat in a warm-up game against Scotland.

Ireland’s world cup preparation continues with next Friday’s warm-up game against Italy in Belfast, the first Ireland international at Ravenhill for over 50 years.

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