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Trimble out of Ireland World Cup squad

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DUBLIN (AP) Ireland has omitted winger Andrew Trimble from its 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup, but selected prop Cian Healy as he recovers from neck surgery in May.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt picked just two scrumhalves - Conor Murray and Eoin Reddan - to make room for an extra center in Darren Cave, who was preferred to Gordon D'Arcy in a move that likely spells the end of the 35-year-old's international career.

New Zealand-born prop Nathan White became, at age 33, Ireland's third-oldest debutant of all time last month during the warm-up games and did enough to earn selection. Fellow prop Tadhg Furlong made his test debut against Wales on Saturday and is also called up.

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