Ireland have suffered a double injury blow ahead of the final round clash in the Six Nations against England with both James Ryan and Garry Ringrose ruled out of the encounter at Aviva Stadium.
Ringrose suffered an ankle injury during the recently concluded game against Scotland while Ryan suffered a head injury during the game at Murrayfield which Andy Farrell's men went on to win 27-24.
Meanwhile, Peter O’Mahony has returned back to the squad after serving his three-game ban with Finlay Bealham retaining his place providing additional cover.
Ireland are positioned second in the Six Nations table with two victories from four games.
Ireland squad for game against England:
Forwards: Ryan Baird, Finlay Bealham, Tadhg Beirne, Ed Byrne, Jack Conan, Will Connors, Ultan Dillane, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Dave Heffernan, Iain Henderson, Rob Herring, Ronan Kelleher, Dave Kilcoyne, Peter O’Mahony, Andrew Porter, Rhys Ruddock, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier
Backs: Bundee Aki, Billy Burns, Ross Byrne, Craig Casey, Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Chris Farrell, Jamison Gibson Park, Robbie Henshaw, Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, James Lowe, Stuart McCloskey, Conor Murray, Jonathan Sexton, Jacob Stockdale