Ireland v England team news: Robbie Henshaw starts for Ireland this weekend

Ireland v England team news: Robbie Henshaw starts for Ireland this weekend

IRELAND'S TEAM TO FACE ENGLAND IN the Aviva Stadium is out and it is a strong one for the Grand Slam finale.   

Ireland have never won a Grand Slam on home soil and have a chance to do just that this St. Patricks day weekend.   

Andy Farrell has kept the same back three that beat Scotland in the last game.   

Hugo Keenan starts at fullback and is joined by wingers James Lowe and Mack Hansen.   

Robbie Henshaw returns to this side for the first time this campaign and is partnered by Bundee Aki in the centre.  

Johnny Sexton can break Ronan O'Gara's Six Nations points total of 557 this weekend. He starts the game as captain and out half.  

Jamison Gibson-Park, who came on in the Scotland game joins Sexton as Ireland's scrum half.   


An all-Leinster front row of Dan Sheehan, Andrew Porter, and Tadgh Furlong start the game.  

The second row James Ryan and Ryan Baird also start.  

The side is completed by a back row of Peter O'Mahony, Josh van der Flier, and Caelan Doris.  

Ireland's game against England starts at 5pm   

You can watch the game live on Virgin Media or BBC One.  

Fullback 15. Hugo Keenan 

Winger 14. Mack Hansen 

Centres 13. Robbie Henshaw 12. Bundee Aki  

Winger 11. James Lowe  

Out half 10 Johnny Sexton Scrumhalf 9 Jamison Gibson Park 

Front row1. Andrew Porter, 2. Dan Sheehan, 3. Tadhg Furlong  

Second row 4. Ryan Baird 5. James Ryan 

Back row 6. Peter O’Mahony, 7. Josh van der Flier, 8. Caelan Doris  

Replacements 16. Rob Herring, 17. Cian Healy, 18. Tom O’Toole, 19. Kieran Treadwell, 20. Jack Conan, 21. Conor Murray, 22. Ross Byrne, 23. Jimmy O’Brien