Rob Kearney insists Ireland have no problems with Johnny Sexton venting his frustrations about the patchy form of Joe Schmidt’s men.
Robbie Henshaw is a doubt for Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations clash against France having failed to shake off a dead leg.
Sean O’Brien hopes he can extend his Ireland career beyond the World Cup despite trading Leinster for London Irish after the autumn’s global battle in Japan.
Ireland’s bosses have hailed the significant coup of retaining “world-class” centre Robbie Henshaw on a new three-year contract.
Ireland will kick-start their Six Nations title defence by hosting England in Dublin on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt insists selecting Robbie Henshaw for just his second-ever Test at full-back is a calculated gamble worth taking for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against England.
Robbie Henshaw could make a surprise switch to full-back for Ireland’s Six Nations opener against England on Saturday.