Diack named in Ireland tour squad

Published Monday, 19 May 2014
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Robbie Diack has been called up to Ireland squad for the summer test tour in Argentina next month.

Diack named in Ireland tour squad
Robbie Diack has been selected in the Ireland squad for the South American tour. (© Presseye)

Nine Ulster players have been named among the 30-man squad with Diack set to make his international debut should he be called into action.

As well as the Ulster back row, the uncapped Munster prop James Cronin, hooker Rob Herring and Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion could be in line to play in the team against the Pumas for the first time.

The squad flies to Buenos Aires on Sunday, June 1 after the Rabodirect Pro12 final between Leinster and Glasgow Warriors.

The first test takes place at the Estadio Centenario in Resistancia in Chaco Province in the northeast of the country on Saturday, 7 June.

And the second Test will be played in the Estadio José Fierro in Tucumán in north-western Argentina on Saturday, 14 June.

Ireland squad for tour of Argentina:

Forwards: Rory Best, James Cronin, Robbie Diack, Iain Henderson, Chris Henry, Jamie Heaslip, Rob Herring, Dave Kilcoyne, Jack McGrath, Marty Moore, Jordi Murphy, Paul O'Connell, Mike Ross, Rhys Ruddock , Devin Toner, Damian Varley,
Backs: Darren Cave, Keith Earls, Robbie Henshaw, Paddy Jackson, Felix Jones, Rob Kearney, Kieran Marmion, Luke Marshall, Fergus McFadden, Conor Murray, Eoin Reddan, Johnny Sexton, Andrew Trimble, Simon Zebo.

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