Irish side for Italy clash to be named today

first_imgNeither Jared Payne nor Rob Kearney are expected to be in it, as both continue to shake off foot and glute injuries respectively. Centre Robbie Henshaw is likely to be handed his first start of the tournament after recovering from a hamstring strain. Last night, France went top of Pool D with a 41-18 bonus point win over Canada.  While Wales captain Sam Warburton says he’s not overly concerned about their failure to win a bonus point in the rugby union World Cup victory over Fiji.They beat the Pacific Islanders 23-13 to keep up their 100 percent record.Warburton says the match was a draining experience coming so quickly after their win over England.Elsewhere, the likes of Richie McCaw, Dan Carter and co are restored to New Zealand’s starting fifteen for their latest Pool C encounter. The All Blacks face Georgia tonight, with kick-off at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium at 8.last_img