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Ireland make two changes for Wallabies

10/06/2008 03:53:00 PM Comments (0)

Experienced halfback Peter Stringer and hooker Rory Best were included in the Ireland starting team named for Saturday's one-off rugby Test against Australia.

Stringer and Best replace Eoin Reddan and Jerry Flannery from the starting XV which lost 21-11 to New Zealand in driving rain in Wellington last weekend.

Stringer will partner Ronan O'Gara in the halves for Ireland.

New Australian coach Robbie Deans will name his first Wallabies team on Wednesday morning.

Ireland: Robert Kearney, Shane Horgan, Brian O'Driscoll (capt), Paddy Wallace, Tommy Bowe, Ronan O'Gara, Peter Stringer, Jamie Heaslip, David Wallace, Denis Leamy, Paul O'Connell, Donncha O'Callaghan, John Hayes, Rory Best, Marcus Horan. Res: Jerry Flannery, Tony Buckley, Mick O'Driscoll, Shane Jennings, Eoin Reddan, Geordan Murphy, Girvan Dempsey.

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