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Kelleher bids to Emerge

Cian KELLEHER will launch his Emerging Ireland credentials against Uruguay in The Tblisi Cup at The Avchala Stadium in Georgia tomorrow (KO2.0 Irish time).

The 20 year-old back-three, counter-attacker will begin on the right wing as Rory Scannell, 21, takes over from JJ Hanrahan at fly-half.

There is also a place for Andrew Conway in for late withdrawal Matt Healy.

Ireland (v Uruguay): P Nelson; C Kelleher, E Griffin, N Reid, A Conway; R Scannell, J Cooney; J Cronin, D Heffernan, S Archer, A Browne, B Holland, R Ruddock (capt), F Taggart, E Masterson.