Ireland leave out Sean Cronin in 37-man squad for clash against France

Sean Cronin has been dropped for the fourth round of Six Nations
Sean Cronin has been dropped for the fourth round of Six Nations
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Ireland head coach has left out Sean Cronin in the 37-man squad that has been announced for the fourth round of the Six Nations clash against France in Dublin on Sunday.

Cronin's place in the squad has been taken by Ulster's Rob Herring while Robbie Henshaw was not considered for selection due to an injury. Joe Carberry returns from hamstring injury and will have to compete against Ross Byrne and Jack Carty to provide cover for Johnny Sexton.

Kieron Marmion has also recovered from an ankle injury to make it to the squad that also sees the return of skipper Rory Best Cian Healy, Tadhg Beirne and Garry Ringrose also rejoin the set-up.

Ireland are currently are at the third position in the Six Nations table with two wins from three games.

Ireland 37-man squad:

Forwards: Rory Best (capt), Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Ultan Dillane, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Iain Henderson, Rob Herring, Dave Kilcoyne, Jack McGrath, Jordi Murphy, Sean O'Brien, Peter O'Mahony, Andrew Porter, Quinn Roux, Rhys Ruddock, James Ryan, John Ryan, Niall Scannell, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier

Backs: Bundee Aki, Ross Byrne, Joey Carbery, Jack Carty, Andrew Conway, John Cooney, Keith Earls, Chris Farrell, Tom Farrell, Rob Kearney, Jordan Larmour, Kieran Marmion, Conor Murray, Garry Ringrose, Jonathan Sexton, Jacob Stockdale

 

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