The Ireland squad were back out on the training pitch at Carton House yesterday, continuing their preparations for Sunday's RBS 6 Nations encounter with Wales. Check out some of the best photos from the session.
Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby chats about sharing the defence coaching duties, Sean O'Brien (tight hamstring) sitting out Wednesday's training session and also talks about the strength of the Welsh back row.
Andrew Trimble talks about coming back from injury to make Ireland's RBS 6 Nations squad and dealing with the excitement and nervousness ahead of a big game like Sunday's Championship opener against Wales.
All roads lead to Dublin for three massive encounters in the opening rounds of the Men's, Women's and Under-20 RBS 6 Nations Championships this weekend. The Ireland Under-20s and Women have both made Donnybrook their new home.
Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong spoke about the excitement of facing his first RBS 6 Nations campaign, the challenge of scrummaging against Wales and his earliest memories of the Championship - which include apple pie!
Joe Schmidt has named five uncapped players in the Ireland squad - Ultan Dillane, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier, Stuart McCloskey and Finlay Bealham. We spoke to them on their first day in Ireland camp.
The Ireland squad gathered in Carton House today as they begin their preparations for the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship. There is one change to the squad announced last week and a medical update on some of the players after the weekend's action.