Six Nations 2024: Henderson an damage concern for Eire as Jager and Ahern known as up

Thomas Ahern and Oli Jager
Munster second row Thomas Ahern and prop Oli Jager have been known as into the Eire squad for the sport in opposition to Wales
Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 24 February Kick-off: 14:15 GMT
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Eire are to watch the health of Iain Henderson within the run-up to Saturday’s Six Nations sport in opposition to Wales on the Aviva Stadium.

Henderson suffered a foot damage throughout Ulster’s United Rugby Championship defeat by Ospreys on Sunday.

A squad replace issued by Eire on Monday stated that there can be additional information on the ahead later within the week.

Munster prop Oli Jager and provincial team-mate Thomas Ahern have been added to the squad for the Dublin encounter.

Each Jager and second row Ahern are uncapped.

Henderson received his eightieth cap off the bench within the spherical two victory over Italy on 11 February.

Competitors for second row berths is fierce, with Joe McCarthy, Tadhg Beirne and James Ryan all providing choices for head coach Andy Farrell as Eire proceed their bid for back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams.

The defending champions have defeated France in Marseille and seen off Italy in Dublin, with a go to to Twickenham to play England and a house sport in opposition to Scotland to observe this weekend’s assembly with Warren Gatland’s aspect.

Farrell will identify his aspect to face Wales on Thursday at 14:00 GMT.

Final week it was revealed that Eire have been “hopeful” that full-back Hugo Keenan would recuperate from a knee damage in time to function within the sport.

Eire forwards coach Paul O’Connell additionally stated that centre Garry Ringrose was in “fine condition” and will return after lacking the primary two video games of the championship with a knee damage.

Peter O’Mahony, Tadhg Furlong and Bundee Aki sat out the Italy match however took half in coaching final week.

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