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Bent won six PRO14 titles, a Champions Cup and a Challenge Cup in nine seasons in blue, during which he was a mainstay in the front row.
Ryan Corry - LeinsterRugby.ie
In midfield, Owen Farrell and Chris Harris get a run-out together in a no-nonsense centre pairing.
Patrick McCarry - SportsJoe.ie
Nathan Doak, who scored 20 points and was named Player of the Match for his performance against Wales last time out, is retained at scrum-half
It’s a change in tack from coach Ian Foster, who followed the lead of his predecessor and went for a dual playmaker setup last year
"...Ireland in Japan is definitely a different rugby team to Ireland in Dublin"
Gerry Thornley - Irish Times
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