Henderson returns in Ireland squad for England game

Henderson back in Ireland squad for England game but Larmour to miss rest of tournament.

Lock Henderson missed Ireland’s win over Italy after testing positive for Covid-19 but played a full 80 minutes in Ulster’s win over Cardiff on Friday.

Back Larmour suffered a hip injury in Leinster’s weekend win over Benetton.

Robert Baloucoune, James Hume and Nick Timoney are among the returning players after playing for their province.2

Jack Carty and Dave Heffernan also join the squad after appearing in Connacht’s Hammer against Edinburgh, while Munster pair Craig Casey and Gavin Coombes also return.

Jeremy Loughman, the capless Munster, has also been called up to the squad for the first time as additional cover after an ankle injury ruled out Andrew Porter for the remainder of the tournament.

The 30-year-old Henderson missed Ireland’s victory over Wales in the Six Nations opener with an ankle injury and came off the bench in the defeat to France in Paris before being dropped from Italy’s competition for his test. positive for Covid-19.