IN PICTURES: Ireland’s starting line-up to face France in Six Nations

4. Iain Henderson
4. Iain Henderson

The starting XV for Ireland’s 2018 NatWest 6 Nations Championship opening fixture has been named.

Joe Schmidt’s men take on France at the Stade de France in Paris this weekend.

Rory Best captains the side and he is joined in the pack by fellow Ulster team-mate, Iain Henerson. Exciting prospect Jacob Stockdale also makes the cut.