Eire will purpose to complete their autumn internationals in type as they welcome Australia to Dublin on Saturday night.
Victories over South Africa and Fiji have continued a sensational 12 months for Eire, including to their historic summer time tour sequence win over New Zealand, and Andy Farrell will probably be determined to complete the autumn with an ideal document.
They face a wounded Wallabies facet – actually, as they battle a slew of accidents, and figuratively, with a slender opening win over Scotland having given strategy to a one-point loss to France and a first-ever defeat to Italy.
Farrell has introduced his huge weapons again into the line-up after they have been largely rested for the marginally underwhelming win over Fiji every week in the past, and victory over a facet that Eire have crushed in 4 of the final 5 fixtures between the groups – albeit with the latest contest coming in 2018 – would be the expectation in Dublin.
Right here’s every little thing you might want to know concerning the conflict:
When is Eire vs Australia?
The match will kick off at 8.00pm GMT on Saturday 19 November on the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
How can I watch it?
Like all of the 2022 autumn internationals, the match will probably be proven stay on Amazon Prime Video, which may be accessed throughout a spread of digital gadgets. In the event you’re not an Amazon Prime Video subscriber begin a free 30-day trial right here.
What’s the workforce information?
Eire fly-half Johnny Sexton has been recalled as considered one of seven adjustments made by Andy Farrell. Captain Sexton sat out the 35-17 victory over Fiji final weekend, however Farrell has returned to one thing near his first-choice choice for the go to of the Wallabies.
Hugo Keenan is at full-back as Jimmy O’Brien switches to the wing and Mack Hansen strikes from left to proper within the again three. Garry Ringrose is again within the No 13 jersey for the injured Robbie Henshaw, prop Andrew Porter and hooker Dan Sheehan come into the entrance row, James Ryan is at lock, as Josh van der Flier and Peter O’Mahony return to the again row with Caelan Doris switching from the blindside flank to No 8.
Australia make sweeping adjustments to their workforce after the shock loss to Italy every week in the past, as solely 4 of the starters from that 28-27 defeat stay.
Mark Nawaqanitawase, who debuted final week, retains his place on the wing whereas the centre pairing of Hunter Paisami and Len Ikitau additionally keep and Allan Alaalatoa performs once more within the entrance row after captaining Australia for the primary time final week.
This week, James Slipper skippers the facet in what will probably be his 126th Take a look at and Andrew Kellaway strikes again to full-back after taking part in on the wing within the opening two video games of the autumn internationals.
Eire XV: 15 Hugo Keenan, 14 Mack Hansen, 13 Garry Ringrose, 12 Stuart McCloskey, 11 Jimmy O’Brien, 10 Johnny Sexton (captain), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 1 Andrew Porter, 2 Dan Sheehan, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 4 Tadhg Beirne, 5 James Ryan, 6 Peter O’Mahony, 7 Josh van der Flier, 8 Caelan Doris
Replacements: 16 Rob Herring, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Finlay Bealham, 19 Joe McCarthy, 20 Jack Conan, 21 Craig Casey, 22 Jack Crowley, 23 Bundee Aki
Australia XV: 15 Andrew Kellaway, 14 Mark Nawaqanitawase, 13 Len Ikitau, 12 Hunter Paisami, 11 Tom Wright, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Nic White, 1 James Slipper (captain), 2 Dave Porecki, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 4 Nick Frost, 5 Cadeyrn Neville, 6 Jed Holloway, 7 Michael Hooper, 8 Rob Valetini
Replacements: 16 Folau Fainga’a, 17 Tom Robertson, 18 Taniela Tupou, 19 Will Skelton, 20 Pete Samu, 21 Jake Gordon, 22 Noah Lolesio, 23 Jordan Petaia