Rugby Rugby: Henshaw in as Ireland face ‘host of challenges’ against All Blacks

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TOKYO: Ireland’s Robbie Henshaw will replace banned centre Bundee Aki for their World Cup quarter-final against defending champions New Zealand on Saturday (Oct 19).

Aki was banned for three games for a high tackle in Ireland’s final pool match against Samoa, his World Cup coming to an end after the Irish Rugby Football Union decided Thursday not to appeal the ban.

Coach Joe Schmidt named an otherwise strong side to take on the All Blacks, with Henshaw partnering Garry Ringrose in midfield.

“There are probably four or five, maybe half-a-dozen, reasonably tight selection decisions,” said Schmidt.

“You weigh up the experience, previous perfo

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