O'Connell ruled out of Scotland Test
February 2, 2014
Jamie Heaslip will captain Ireland © Getty Images
Ireland have suffered a sizeable blow ahead of Sunday's Test against Scotland with Paul O'Connell ruled out with a chest infection.
O'Connell is replaced in the starting line-up by Dan Tuohy with Jamie Heaslip taking on the captaincy. Iain Henderson replaces Tuohy on Ireland's bench.
Rob Kearney, Dave Kearney, Brian O'Driscoll, Luke Marshall, Andrew Trimble, Jonathan Sexton, Conor Murray; Cian Healy, Rory Best, Mike Ross, Devin Toner, Dan Tuohy, Peter O'Mahony, Chris Henry, Jamie Heaslip
Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Martin Moore, Iain Henderson, Tommy O'Donnell, Isaac Boss, Paddy Jackson, Fergus McFadden
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