JOE SCHMIDT NAMED his team to face Wales in a crunch Six Nations clash this afternoon after their last training session of the week in Maynooth’s Carton House.
Here’s how the squad looked in the drizzly conditions in Kildare.
Keith Earls took his washing out to the field with him
Luke Fitzgerald looks really unimpressed by the spring weather
Ian Keatley and Jack McGrath ready for action
Jordi Murphy points out how the photographer might be better placed to capture his good side
Johnny Sexton, always happy to be on the field
Les and Joe, marshaling the defence
Round of applause for the best boy in class
Joe shows off his own wet weather skill-set
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Simon Zebo, planning out another viral flick at the Millennium Stadium
Head down, hard at it for the 100th time
Come the day, come the hour…
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