Chris Farrell's international career has been dealt yet another blow, with the Ireland centre now set to miss the rest of the Six Nations.
After almost a year out of action due to a back injury, Leinster and Ireland's Jamie Heaslip has been forced to call it quits.
Warren Gatland dismissed Wales' Six Nations chances after losing in Ireland and will look to blood new players into the team next time out.
Ireland will assess their performance after they survived a late scare to beat Wales 37-27 at the Aviva Stadium.
Ireland outscored Wales by five tries to three in Dublin to make it three Six Nations wins out of three.
Rory Best believes Johnny Sexton will start for Ireland despite him receiving treatment on his back on Friday.
Wales will be coached by Warren Gatland for the 100th time on Saturday and we have crunched the numbers behind his tenure.
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Injuries have forced a reshuffle for Ireland coach Joe Schmidt, who makes five changes for the Six Nations clash with Wales.
As the leading sides in Europe do battle in the Six Nations, we preview the third round of matches.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland wants his players to be "pretty physical" when they come up against Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray.
Garry Ringrose is back in contention for Ireland as they prepare to face Wales in the Six Nations.
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