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Rob Kearney a major doubt for Scotland clash as Ireland's injury worries mount ahead of World Cup opener

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Rob Kearney

Rob Kearney has emerged as a major doubt for Ireland’s World Cup opener against Scotland on Sunday.

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The Belfast Telegraph understands that the full-back is struggling with an injury and could miss out on this weekend’s clash.

Ireland are already without Robbie Henshaw who damaged his hamstring in training earlier this week while Keith Earls (knee) is a major doubt.

Should Kearney miss out, Jordan Larmour would be expected to take his place.

Ireland will hold a press conference tomorrow morning at 1am (Irish time) when an update on Kearney’s fitness will be revealed.

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