CJ Stander is back at No 8 for Ireland’s Six Nations match against Wales in Dublin on Saturday.
Stander replaces Jack Conan, who moves to the bench, while props Andrew Porter and Cian Healy come into the front row with James Ryan slotting into the second row.
There is one change to the backline, with Chris Farrell replacing the injured Robbie Henshaw at outside centre.
Ireland – 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Keith Earls, 13 Chris Farrell, 12 Bundee Aki, 11 1acob Stockdale, 10 Johnny Sexton, 9 Conor Murray, 8 CJ Stander, 7 Dan Leavy, 6 Peter O’Mahony, 5 Devin Toner, 4 James Ryan, 3 Andrew Porter, 2 Rory Best, 1 Cian Healy.
Subs: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Jack McGrath, 18 John Ryan, 19 Quinn Roux, 20 Jack Conan, 21 Kieran Marmion, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Fergus McFadden.
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