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

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Ulster hooker Rob Herring has been called in place of the injured Sean Cronin into Irelands World Cup squad.
Leinster forward Cronin has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup.
Ireland captain Rory Best will begin against defending champions New Zealand in Saturdays quarter-final in Tokyo with Niall Scannell now vying with Herring for a place in the bench.
Herring is the second player to join up throughout the championship, along with Jordi Murphy with the Irish squad.
The Ulster rear row forwards substituted in training two or more weeks 23, Leinsters Jack Conan, who sustained a foot injury.
The Republic of Irelands hopes of a Euro 2020 place rest on next months last 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 states Ireland regard Saturdays World Cup quarter-final contrary to New Zealand as ado or die game for the current squad.

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