Joe Schmidt may be considering bringing the Leinster youngster into the squad.
Leinster's Garry Ringrose was pictured training with the Ireland squad today ahead of the Six Nations as preparations kick into high gear.
With the departure of Luke Fitzgerald through injury, Joe Schmidt might be looking to add another name to the setup, and Garry Ringrose was pictured with the squad at training on Wednesday morning.
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There has, however, been no official line from the Ireland camp on whether or not Ringrose will have any further role with the team, and Joe Schmidt is not set to name his squad for the opening game against Wales until later in the week.