Otago Daily Times

Lowe to debut for Ireland


Rugby: New Zealandbor­n wing James Lowe will make his Ireland debut in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup opener against Wales as Andy Farrell’s men look to bounce back from a disappoint­ing end to the Six Nations.

Former Maori All Black Lowe (28) qualifies by residency to play for Ireland, having spent the last three and ahalf seasons with Leinster, where he has played a major role in three successive Pro14 titles and a European Champions Cup.

Fellow Irishquali­fied Kiwi Jamison GibsonPark will make his first start at halfback in Saturday’s match. — Reuters

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