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Geordan named in Ireland 22

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Geordan Murphy has been named among the replacements for Ireland's opening summer Test against New Zealand on Saturday.

Tommy Bowe, Gordon D’Arcy, Tomas O’Leary and Brian O’Driscoll all return to the Irish backline.

Uncapped duo John Fogarty and Dan Tuohy are included on the bench alongside Murphy, who has 66 senior caps.

Ireland XV:
15 Robert Kearney (UCD/Leinster)
14 Tommy Bowe (Ospreys)
13 Brian O’Driscoll (UCD/Leinster, captain)
12 Gordon D’Arcy (Lansdowne/Leinster)
11 Andrew Trimble (Ballymena/Ulster)
10 Ronan O'Gara (Cork Constitution/Munster)
9 Tomas O’Leary (Dolphin/Munster)
1 Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
2 Sean Cronin (Buccaneers/Connacht)
3 John Hayes (Buff/Munster)
4 Donncha O’Callaghan (Cork Constitution/Munster)
5 Mick O’Driscoll (Cork Constitution/Munster)
6 John Muldoon (Galwegians/Connacht)
7 David Wallace (Garryowen/Munster)
8 Jamie Heaslip (Naas/Leinster)

16 John Fogarty (De la Salle Palmerston/Leinster)
17 Tony Buckley (Shannon/Munster)
18 Dan Tuohy (Ballymena/Ulster)
19 Shane Jennings (St.Mary’s College/Leinster)
20 Eoin Reddan (Lansdowne/Leinster)
21 Jonathan Sexton (St.Mary’s College/Leinster)
22 Geordan Murphy (Leicester Tigers)