Schmidt adds Holland and Wilson to Ireland squad

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt has brought in Ulster's Roger Wilson and Munster's Billy Holland to the Ireland squad ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations clash with England at the Aviva.

Schmidt adds Holland and Wilson to Ireland squad

Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt has brought in Ulster's Roger Wilson and Munster's Billy Holland to the Ireland squad ahead of Sunday’s Six Nations clash with England at the Aviva.

Schmidt named a 36-man panel which also includes number 8 Jamie Heaslip who suffered a back injury against France, for which lock Pascal Pape got a 10-week ban.

33-year-old Wilson has only one cap for Ireland, which he won in 2005, and he, along with the 29-year-old Holland, will provide cover in the back row as Heaslip is not expected to feature against England.

Forwards (19)

Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster)

Sean Cronin (St. Mary's College/Leinster)

Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)

Jamie Heaslip (Dublin University/Leinster)

Iain Henderson (Ballynahinch/Ulster)

Billy Holland (Cork Constitution/Munster)

Mike McCarthy (Leinster)

Jack McGrath (St. Mary's College/Leinster)

Martin Moore (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Jordi Murphy (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Sean O'Brien (UCD/Leinster)

Paul O'Connell (Young Munster/Munster)

Tommy O'Donnell (UL Bohemians/Munster)

Peter O'Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster)

Mike Ross (Clontarf/Leinster)

Dominic Ryan (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Richardt Strauss (Old Wesley/Leinster)

Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Roger Wilson (Ulster)

Backs (17)

Isaac Boss (Terenure/Leinster)

Tommy Bowe (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)

Darren Cave (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)

Gordon D'Arcy (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster)

Luke Fitzgerald (Blackrock College/Leinster)

Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Connacht)

Felix Jones (Shannon/Munster)

David Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster)

Ian Keatley (Young Munster/Munster)

Ian Madigan (Blackrock College/Leinster)

Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster)

Jared Payne (Ulster)

Eoin Reddan (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Jonathan Sexton (Racing Metro 92)

Simon Zebo (Cork Con/Munster)

Not considered due to injury

James Cronin (Dolphin/Munster)

Robbie Diack (Malone/Ulster)

Kieran Marmion (Corinthians/Connacht)

Nathan White (Galwegians/Connacht)

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CourtsRugbyHeathrowPlace: AvivaPerson: SchmidtPerson: HollandPerson: WilsonPerson: Joe SchmidtPerson: Roger WilsonPerson: Billy HollandPerson: Jamie HeaslipPerson: Pascal PapéPerson: HeaslipPerson: Rory BestPerson: Sean CroninPerson: Cian HealyPerson: Iain HendersonPerson: Mike McCarthyPerson: Jack McGrathPerson: Martin MoorePerson: Jordi MurphyPerson: Seán O'BrienPerson: Paul O'ConnellPerson: Tommy O'DonnellPerson: Peter O'MahonyPerson: Mike RossPerson: Dominic RyanPerson: Richardt StraussPerson: Devin TonerPerson: Isaac BossPerson: Tommy BowePerson: Darren CavePerson: Gordon D'ArcyPerson: Keith EarlsPerson: Luke FitzgeraldPerson: Robbie HenshawPerson: Felix JonesPerson: David KearneyPerson: Rob KearneyPerson: Ian KeatleyPerson: Ian MadiganPerson: Conor MurrayPerson: Jared PaynePerson: Eoin ReddanPerson: Jonathan SextonPerson: Simon ZeboPerson: James CroninPerson: Robbie DiackPerson: Kieran MarmionPerson: Nathan WhiteEvent: Six NationsOrganisation: IrelandOrganisation: UlsterOrganisation: MunsterOrganisation: EnglandOrganisation: FranceOrganisation: BanbridgeOrganisation: St. Mary's CollegeOrganisation: LeinsterOrganisation: ClontarfOrganisation: Dublin UniversityOrganisation: BallynahinchOrganisation: Cork ConstitutionOrganisation: LansdowneOrganisation: UCDOrganisation: Young MunsterOrganisation: UL BohemiansOrganisation: Old WesleyOrganisation: BacksOrganisation: TerenureOrganisation: Belfast HarlequinsOrganisation: Blackrock CollegeOrganisation: BuccaneersOrganisation: ConnachtOrganisation: ShannonOrganisation: GarryowenOrganisation: Racing Metro 92Organisation: Cork ConOrganisation: DolphinOrganisation: MaloneOrganisation: Corinthians
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