Ultan Dillane Poised For Irish Debut As He’s Named On Bench For England Game

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Ultan Dillane, in the green of Ireland at underage level.

Ultan Dillane, in the green of Ireland at underage level.

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named on the Ireland bench for Round 3 of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship against England in Twickenham.

It’s fantastic news for the former Tralee RFC who looks set to make his first Ireland debut from the replacements bench, inside the belly of the beast at Twickenham on Saturday at 4.50pm.

He was named today in Joe Schmidt’s 23 man side this afternoon. He will take his place on the bench alongside experienced internationals, Cian Healy, Simon Zebo and Ian Madigan.

Best of luck Ultan, the whole town is proud of you! See team below…

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Ireland team to face England, Twickenham, 4.50pm, Sat 27 Feb

R Kearney (Leinster); A Trimble (Ulster), R Henshaw (Connacht), S McCloskey (Ulster), K Earls (Munster); J Sexton (Leinster), C Murray (Munster); J McGrath (Leinster), R Best (Ulster, capt), M Ross (Leinster), D Ryan (Munster), D Toner (Leinster), CJ Stander (Munster), J van der Flier (Leinster), J Heaslip (Leinster).

Replacements R Strauss (Leinster), C Healy (Leinster), N White (Connacht), U Dillane (Connacht), R Ruddock (Leinster), E Reddan (Leinster), I Madigan (Leinster), S Zebo (Munster).

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