Ireland and Russia name teams for Pool C clash

by Staff Writer

Ireland and Russia, Australia's Pool C opponents, have named their matchday squads for their clash this Sunday in Rotorua at 4pm (AEST).

Ireland:

1. Cian Healy

2. Sean Cronin

3. Tony Buckley

4. Donncha O'Callaghan

5. Leo Cullen (c)

6. Donnacha Ryan

7. Sean O'Brien

8. Jamie Heaslip

9. Isaac Boss

10. Ronan O'Gara

11. Andrew Trimble

12. Paddy Wallace

13. Keith Earls

14. Fergus McFadden

15. Rob Kearney

Replacements:

16. Rory Best

17. Mike Ross

18. Denis Leamy

19. Shane Jennings

20. Eoin Reddan

21. Jonathan Sexton

22. Geordan Murphy

Russia:

1. Sergey Popov

2. Valery Tsnobiladze

3. Alexander Khrokin

4. Denis Antonov

5. Adam Byrnes

6. Artem Fatakhov

7. Andrey Garbuzov

8. Victor Gresev

9. Alexander Yanyushkin (c)

10. Konstantin Rachkov

11. Vladimir Ostroushko

12. Sergey Trishin

13. Andrey Kuzin

14. Denis Simplikevich

15. Vasily Artemyev

Replacements:

16. Evgeny Matveev

17. Ivan Prishchepenko

18. Alexey Travkin

19. Alexander Voytov

20. Andrey Bykanov

21. Mikhail Sidorov

22. Mikhail Babaev

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