Ireland loaded with experience for Six Nations defence

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Ireland v New Zealand - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland - November 17, 2018 New Zealand players form a guard of honour for Ireland's Johnny Sexton and team mates after the match REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland will defend their Six Nations title at virtual full strength after coach Joe Schmidt named a 38-man squad loaded with experience for the world number two side’s opening matches. After losing just one game in a dominant 2018 that included a Six Nations Grand Slam, test series victory in Australia and […]

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