Pool C latest – O’Gara retained at 10

Keo.co.za brings you the latest news from Pool C.

O’Gara retained at 10 – Ronan O’Gara will continue to start at flyhalf when Ireland play Italy this Sunday in Dunedin.

A win will ensure that Ireland top Pool C and in a ll probability secure a quarter-final showdown with Wales.

Meanwhile Italy coach Nick Mallett has picked South African-born locks Corne van Zyl and Quintin Geldenhuys to start.

Ireland – 15. Rob Kearney, 14. Tommy Bowe, 13. Brian O’Driscoll (c), 12. Gordon D’Arcy, 11. Keith Earls, 10. Ronan O’Gara, 9. Conor Murray, 8. Jamie Heaslip, 7. Sean O’Brien, 6. Stephen Ferris, 5. Paul O’Connell, 4. Donncha O’Callaghan, 3. Mike Ross, 2. Rory Best, 1. Cian Healy.
Subs: 16. Sean Cronin, 17. Tom Court, 18. Donnacha Ryan, 19. Denis Leamy, 20. Eoin Reddan, 21. Jonathan Sexton, 22. Andrew Trimble.

Italy – 15. Andrea Masi, 14. Tommaso Benvenuti, 13. Gonzalo Canale, 12. Gonzalo Garcia, 11. Mirco Bergamasco,10. Luciano Orquera, 9. Fabio Semenzato, 8. Sergio Parisse (c), 7. Mauro Bergamasco, 6. Alessandro Zanni, 5. Cornelius van Zyl, 4. Quintin Geldenhuys, 3. Martin Castrogiovanni, 2. Leonardo Ghiraldini, 1. Salvatore Perugini.