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Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017
Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017
Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017
Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017 (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017
Ireland's hooker and captain Rory Best (2nd R) speaks to teammates during their Six Nations rugby union match against England, at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in March 2017 (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland vs Argentina - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - November 25, 2017 Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong in action REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
Autumn Internationals - Ireland vs Argentina
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland vs Argentina - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - November 25, 2017 Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong in action REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Ireland Captain's Run - Stade de France Stadium, Saint-Denis, France - February 2, 2018 Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt during the captain's run REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Ireland Captain's Run
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Ireland Captain's Run - Stade de France Stadium, Saint-Denis, France - February 2, 2018 Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt during the captain's run REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Rugby Union - British & Irish Lions Training & Press Conference - Carton House, Co. Kildare, Ireland - 22/5/17 British & Irish Lions Dan Biggar during training Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic
British & Irish Lions Dan Biggar during training
Rugby Union - British & Irish Lions Training & Press Conference - Carton House, Co. Kildare, Ireland - 22/5/17 British & Irish Lions Dan Biggar during training Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Ireland v England - Six Nations Championship - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - 18/3/17 Ireland's Niall Scannell comes on for Rory Best after he sustained a head injury Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic
Ireland's Niall Scannell comes on for Rory Best after he sustained a head injury
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - Ireland v England - Six Nations Championship - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - 18/3/17 Ireland's Niall Scannell comes on for Rory Best after he sustained a head injury Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - England U20 v Ireland U20 RBS Under 20 Six Nations 2010 - Kingsholm, Gloucester - 26/2/10 John Cooney - Ireland U20 in action Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Andrew Couldridge
England U20 v Ireland U20 RBS Under 20 Six Nations 2010
FILE PHOTO - Rugby Union - England U20 v Ireland U20 RBS Under 20 Six Nations 2010 - Kingsholm, Gloucester - 26/2/10 John Cooney - Ireland U20 in action Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Andrew Couldridge
FILE PHOTO - Britain Rugby Union - Wales v Ireland - Six Nations Championship - Principality Stadium, Cardiff - 10/3/17 Wales' Rhys Webb in action with Ireland's Garry Ringrose Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic
Wales' Rhys Webb in action with Ireland's Garry Ringrose
FILE PHOTO - Britain Rugby Union - Wales v Ireland - Six Nations Championship - Principality Stadium, Cardiff - 10/3/17 Wales' Rhys Webb in action with Ireland's Garry Ringrose Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic
Rugby Union - British & Irish Lions Training & Press Conference - Carton House, Co. Kildare, Ireland - 22/5/17 British & Irish Lions Joe Marler during training Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic//File Photo
British & Irish Lions Joe Marler during training
Rugby Union - British & Irish Lions Training & Press Conference - Carton House, Co. Kildare, Ireland - 22/5/17 British & Irish Lions Joe Marler during training Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Livepic//File Photo
Rugby Union - Ireland Captain's Run - Stade de France Stadium, Saint-Denis, France - February 2, 2018 Ireland's Iain Henderson, Tadhg Furlong, Bundee Aki and Jonathan Sexton during the captain's run REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Ireland Captain's Run
Rugby Union - Ireland Captain's Run - Stade de France Stadium, Saint-Denis, France - February 2, 2018 Ireland's Iain Henderson, Tadhg Furlong, Bundee Aki and Jonathan Sexton during the captain's run REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Iain Henderson in action with Italy’s Braam Steyn REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Iain Henderson in action with Italy’s Braam Steyn REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland v Fiji - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - November 18, 2017 IIreland's Tadhg Furlong in action REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
Autumn Internationals - Ireland v Fiji
Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Ireland v Fiji - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - November 18, 2017 IIreland's Tadhg Furlong in action REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, France's rugby coach Jacques Brunel watches his players prior to the Six Nations rugby union match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France. Brunel had already excluded some players for disciplinary reasons, and Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018, French rugby federation opened an investigation that could lead to further sanctions for the players who allegedly went out drinking on Sunday after losing to hosts Scotland in the Six Nations tournament. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, FILE)
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, France's rugby coach Jacques Brunel watches his players prior to the Six Nations rugby union match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France. Brunel had already excluded some players for disciplinary reasons, and Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018, French rugby federation opened an investigation that could lead to further sanctions for the players who allegedly went out drinking on Sunday after losing to hosts Scotland in the Six Nations tournament. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, FILE)
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, France's rugby coach Jacques Brunel watches his players prior to the Six Nations rugby union match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, France. Brunel had already excluded some players for disciplinary reasons, and Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018, French rugby federation opened an investigation that could lead to further sanctions for the players who allegedly went out drinking on Sunday after losing to hosts Scotland in the Six Nations tournament. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, FILE)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw, left, gets away from Italy's Tommaso Allan during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw, left, gets away from Italy's Tommaso Allan during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw, left, gets away from Italy's Tommaso Allan during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw walks off after sustaining an injury scoring the fifth try REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw walks off after sustaining an injury scoring the fifth try REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Ireland's Jacob Stockdale, left, is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Ireland's Jacob Stockdale, left, is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Ireland's Jacob Stockdale, left, is tackled by Italy's Marcello Violi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Italy's Marcello Violi, left, tackles Ireland's Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy's Marcello Violi, left, tackles Ireland's Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy's Marcello Violi, left, tackles Ireland's Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy's Dean Serge Budd, center, is tackled by Ireland's Keith Earls during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy's Dean Serge Budd, center, is tackled by Ireland's Keith Earls during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy's Dean Serge Budd, center, is tackled by Ireland's Keith Earls during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Keith Earls puts the ball down as he scores a try during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Keith Earls puts the ball down as he scores a try during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Keith Earls puts the ball down as he scores a try during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Bundee Aki, left, gets away from Italy's Luca Bigi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Bundee Aki, left, gets away from Italy's Luca Bigi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland's Bundee Aki, left, gets away from Italy's Luca Bigi during the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 . (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Conor Murray in action REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Conor Murray in action REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring their fourth try with Rob Kearney REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring their fourth try with Rob Kearney REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw walks off after sustaining an injury scoring the fifth try REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw walks off after sustaining an injury scoring the fifth try REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Italy’s Sergio Parisse in action with Ireland’s Joey Carbery REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Italy’s Sergio Parisse in action with Ireland’s Joey Carbery REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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