Schmidt explains Marshall exclusion

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt explains the reasons behind the exclusion of Luke Marshall in favour of Gordon D'Arcy for Saturday's Six Nations game with Wales.

"It's a six-day turnaround and some players had a bit of residual fatigue from the win over Scotland - Luke was one of those," said Schmidt.

The Kiwi added that skipper Paul O'Connell was fit and "mentally 100% ready to go"

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