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Ireland and Wales play their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Dublin, with Warren Gatland’s side looking for revenge after Ireland took victory in Cardiff last weekend.
Both sides have since named their 31-man squads for Japan 2019, and both Gatland and Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt have named strong sides for this World Cup dress rehearsal.
Indeed, the 23 players on the Welsh team sheet may well be the 23 at the World Cup, though there are still selection decisions to be made. Rhys Patchell earns another opportunity after impressing off the bench last weekend at fly-half, while Leigh Halfpenny plays just his second international game this year at full-back.
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Ireland are boosted by the return of Johnny Sexton for his first warm-up action, while Rory Best captains his side on home soil for the final time. This will also be Schmidt’s final game in charge at the Aviva Stadium.
Here’s everything you need to know for the match.
When is it?
Ireland vs Wales takes place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday 7 September.
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