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But O’Leary will be back in the mix for selection along with Munster teammates Donnacha Ryan, Mick O’Driscoll, Johne Murphy and Tony Buckley who have also been promoted to the squad.
Ireland team manager Paul McNaughton said: “Tomás is continuing rehab with his back and we are not ruling him out of any games at this stage.”
Leinster’s Fergus McFadden, Devin Toner, Kevin McLaughlin and Rhys Ruddock along with Ulster’s Andrew Trimble and Connacht’s Mike McCarthy and Gavin Duffy are the others included for the team announcement which will be made on Tuesday.
Kidney’s main fitness concern rests over second row Leo Cullen who suffered a groin injury in Leinster’s defeat of the Scarlets.
Cullen had to come off after only 28 minutes of the 26-15 defeat of the Scarlets but Leinster indicated the substitution was precautionary.