Rugby World Cup: Rob Herring replaces injured Sean Cronin in Ireland squad


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Ulster hooker Rob Herring was called into Irelands World Cup squad in place of the injured Sean Cronin.
Leinster forward Cronin has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup.
Ireland captain Rory Best will start together with Niall Scannell and Herring vying to get a place in the bench, against defending champions New Zealand in Saturday s quarter-final in Tokyo.
Herring is the next player to join up throughout the tournament, combined with Jordi Murphy with the Irish squad.
The Ulster row replaced in training more than two weeks 23, Leinsters Jack Conan, who sustained a foot injury.
The Republic of Irelands hopes of a Euro 2020 spot rest on the next months final home game against Denmark.
Carl Frampton says hesthrilled to be making his comeback as he prepares to confront Tyler McCreary in Las Vegas on 30 November.
Cian Healy says Ireland regard Saturdays World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand as ado or die match for the current squad.

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