Ireland recall Jacob Stockdale for November series

Jacob Stockdale returns for Ireland
Jacob Stockdale returns for Ireland

Ireland have recalled Ulster wing Jacob Stockdale to the squad for the upcoming autumn internationals.

Stockdale last played for Ireland in 2021 and has overcome a calf injury to stake a claim in Andy Farrell's 37-man squad.

Johnny Sexton is back to lead the squad but his Leinster team-mate James Lowe is sidelined with a calf injury. Robert Baloucoune, Calvin Nash, Joe McCarthy and Cian Prendergast, who were recently part of Emerging Ireland squad makes it to the squad along with two more uncapped players in Ciaran Frawley and Jeremy Loughman.

Bundee Aki's suspension for two games meant Stuart McCloskey will join midfield options along with Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose.

Farrell has also named 12 players from the Ireland A panel that will compete against All Blacks XV.

Ireland will be facing South Africa, Fiji and Australia during their November series matches with Aviva Stadium hosting all the three encounters.

Ireland squad:

Forwards: Ryan Baird, Finlay Bealham, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Gavin Coombes, Caelan Doris, Tadhg Furlong, Dave Heffernan, Cian Healy, Rob Herring, Jeremy Loughman, Joe McCarthy, Peter O’Mahony, Tom O’Toole, Andrew Porter, Cian Prendergast, James Ryan, Dan Sheehan, Nick Timoney, Kieran Treadwell, Josh van der Flier

Backs: Robert Baloucoune, Joey Carbery, Craig Casey, Ciaran Frawley, Jamison Gibson Park, Mack Hansen, Robbie Henshaw, Hugo Keenan, Michael Lowry, Conor Murray, Stuart McCloskey, Calvin Nash, Jimmy O’Brien, Garry Ringrose, Johnny Sexton (c), Jacob Stockdale


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