Conan and Ed Byrne join up with Irish rugby squad

Jack Conan has joined up with the Ireland squad at the IRFU’s High Performance Centre today ahead of Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations meeting with France.

Ed Byrne, who provided additional front row cover in Wales last weekend, has also remained with the squad.

Ryan Baird will again train with the Ireland squad this week.

Johnny Sexton and James Ryan will go through the graduated return to play protocols this week.

Ireland will face France on Sunday, 14 February, at Aviva Stadium in Round 2 of the Guinness Six Nations (KO 3pm).