Tuohy ruled out for 6 weeks

The IRFU say Dan Touhy’s return date has yet to be confirmed.


The Ulster second row fractured his forearm in Saturdays win over Wales and is expected to be out for at least 6 weeks.


No other serious injuries have been reported from the squad.


A number of players will return to their provinces this week to get game time this weekend and the rest of the Ireland squad will attend a mini-camp in Clonmel this week.


In further good news Joe Schmidts side have jumped one place to sixth in the new World rankings released this morning.