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Ireland captain Rory Best
Ireland captain Rory Best

Ulster's Rory Best returns to lead the team against Argentina at the Aviva in Dublin on Saturday night.

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Best missed out on Ireland's summer tour to Australia through injury and was not part of the squad that travelled to Chicago last week.

He is joined in the front row by Cian Healy and Tadgh Furlong. Iain Henderson and James Ryan start at lock with Peter O'Mahony, Sean O'Brien and CJ Stander filling the backrow slots.

Kieran Marmion partners Jonathan Sexton at halfback with Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw at inside and outside centre respectively.

Jordan Larmour is named at fullback for his first start at Aviva. He is joined in the back three by Jacob Stockdale and Keith Earls.

The replacements for Saturday are Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, Devin Toner, Dan Leavy, Luke McGrath, Joey Carbery and Andrew Conway.

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