# Possible Team

Last month
March 2023
# Possible XV
Henshaw and Baird set to start in Ireland's Grand Slam showdown
Meanwhile, there is optimism over Caelan Doris and Dan Sheehan.
# Possible Team
Farrell set to welcome Ireland's big guns back for Scotland trip
Sexton, Ringrose, Furlong, Gibson-Park, and Henshaw are all expected to feature.
This year
# Possible XV
Doubts over Sheehan and Murray as Ireland get set to name team
Andy Farrell had looked likely to name an unchanged XV but there are a couple of doubts.
# Possible Team
McCloskey set to start for Ireland in Six Nations clash against Wales
The Ulster centre impressed during the autumn and could get the nod ahead of Bundee Aki.
Last year
# crucial calls
Baloucoune set for Ireland chance while Murray could start at nine
Hugo Keenan looks set to be passed fit to start against the Springboks.
All time
# los pumas
Murray and Carbery set to start together in Ireland's clash with Argentina
There may also be changes in the Irish midfield and back three.
# continuity
Munster set for minimal changes with Van Graan backing settled starting XV
There may be changes in the second row and back row for the clash with Leinster.
# restart
De Allende and Snyman in line for Munster debuts against Leinster
The Springbok pair look likely to come straight into the starting team in Dublin.
# Talent
21-year-old Ryan Baird set to start for Leinster in big clash with Munster
The second row trained with Andy Farrell’s Ireland earlier this year.
# quality
Big guns set to return as Schmidt plays strong hand for visit of Wales
Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls are all set to start.
# big calls
Beirne set to start against Wales as O'Brien makes return for Ireland
The Munster second row could make his Six Nations debut in Cardiff on Saturday.
# Changes
Ringrose set for return as Schmidt recalls big guns for France
Sean O’Brien is set to miss out, while captain Rory Best makes his return in the front row.
# Changes
Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland
Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.
# opener
Van der Flier set for Ireland's seven shirt as Henshaw lined up for 15
Ireland kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a massive clash against England on Saturday.
# Pick Your XV
Kearney and Ringrose back in the mix as Schmidt considers changes
The Ireland head coach has some big calls to make ahead of the All Blacks clash.
# j lowe
Lowe set to return for Leinster for Champions Cup final in Bilbao
Luke McGrath is likely to return to the starting XV for the clash with Racing 92.
# Changes
Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return
Isa Nacewa looks likely to shift to the wing as Henshaw comes into the midfield.
# Strong 23
Schmidt likely to go for settled Ireland team for Grand Slam shot
The Ireland head coach may name an unchanged matchday 23 barring any late injuries.
# ringer
Garry Ringrose set to return to Ireland's 13 shirt for Scotland clash
Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson are fully fit for Saturday’s Six Nations contest.
# decisions
Conan and Toner set to start for Ireland with Larmour on the bench
Joe Schmidt could make a number of changes up front for the Six Nations clash with Italy.
# Faith
Schmidt set to retain Ringrose at 13 for Six Nations trip to Cardiff
Ireland are unlikely to make changes to their starting side for the clash with Wales.
# round three
Ireland likely to field settled team for France with Sexton set to return
Joe Schmidt has had some tight selection calls to make this week.
# Munster Man
Schmidt unlikely to ring the changes for Italy trip but Ryan could get recall
Ireland travel to Rome to take on the Italians in round two of the Six Nations.
# Show Time
Schmidt set to restore Kearney to 15 as Ireland face the All Blacks
There are a number of key decisions for the Ireland head coach to make with his XV.
# rotation
Dave Foley set for Ireland debut as Schmidt looks to shuffle the deck
Darren Cave is set for a recall in the centre alongside Gordon D’Arcy.