Ireland hand Six Nations debuts to Keatley and MurphyPublished by Yahoo on Thu, 05 Feb 2015
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's Ian Keatley and Jordi Murphy will make their Six Nations debuts while flanker Sean O'Brien returns from a five-month injury absence for their opening game against Italy in Rome on Saturday. Munster flyhalf Keatley has been picked ahead of Ian Madigan as mainstay Jonathan Sexton misses out after suffering a series of blows to the head. Coach Joe Schmidt chose Murphy at number eight in place of vice-captain Jamie Heaslip (shoulder problem). ... Click here to read full news..