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Ulster star joins Ireland squad for sell-out Fiji clash at Aviva Stadium

Ulster's Sean Reidy has joined up with the Ireland squad ahead of Saturday's game against Fiji at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).

The New Zealand-born flanker has two caps for Ireland and has been brought into the panel along with Leinster's Jordi Murphy.

The pair have been drafted in to replace Munster's Tommy O'Donnell and Leinster's Dan Leavy, who are both ruled out of this weekend's international due to injury.

Reidy scored his first international try during the win over Japan in June and now joins Ulster team-mates Iain Henderson, Rory Best, Jacob Stockdale and Robb Herring in Joe Schmidt's squad.

Meanwhile, Peter O'Mahony has received a number of stitches to his ear and John Ryan will return to Munster for rehab on a calf injury he sustained during the 38-3 win over South Africa last Saturday evening.

Keith Earls has returned to Munster after being ruled out of the November series with a hamstring injury.

Saturday's fixture against Fiji is now a 51,000 sell-out.

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