The Irish Wolfhounds team to face England would arguably beat the first XV 5 years ago

The Irish Wolfhounds team to face England would arguably beat the first XV

With a second string like this, who needs the A team?

Dan McFarland has called on some of Ireland's biggest hitters for the Irish Wolfhounds clash with England on Friday.

Sean O'Brien is named at openside while Keith Earls comes in at outside centre.

The Munster man is partnered by Gordon D'Arcy, while Felix Jones captains the side from a back three that also includes Luke Fitzgerland and Fergus McFadden.

To see the rest of McFarland's selection, check out the SportsJOE website here >