David Kilcoyne returns to Ireland squad this week
Dave Kilcoyne has re-joined the Ireland squad this week at Carton House, joining fellow Munster man Jack O’Donoghue who has also been called up ahead of the Italy game this Saturday.
In sad news, Josh van der Flier has been ruled out of the remainder of the season with a serious knee ligament injury.
UCD's Barry Daly will train with the group during the early part of this week.
In other Munter news, Andrew Conway will continue his rehab at Munster this week while James Cronin has returned to Limerick in order to garner some game minutes with Munster in the Guinness Pro14 at the weekend.