Best recalled for Australian test

Rory Best IrelandIreland head coach Joe Schmidt has recalled Rory Best to his starting side for Saturday's November International against Australia.

The Ulster captain will start at hooker this weekend, with Sean Cronin slipping to the bench.

The only other change from the side that started against South Africa earlier this month, Gordon D'Arcy replaces the injured Jared Payne in the centre, with Robbie Henshaw moving to outside centre.

Meanwhile Darren Cave, Craig Gilroy and Stuart Olding have all been released from international duty, and will play for Ulster against Ospreys at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow night in the Guinness Pro12.

Olding will start at full-back with Gilroy on the left wing and Cave partnering Stuart McCloskey in the centre.