Munster’s O’Mahony named on Six Nations Team of the Championship

O’Mahony is named in an All-Irish back row alongside Caelan Doris and Josh Van Der Flier while the pack is dominated by Irish men with Thibaud Flament the only outsider.

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony has been named on the 2023 Six Nations Team of the Championship following Ireland’s fourth ever Grand Slam win.

The Munster native is one of ten Irish players named to the squad with three from runners-up France while Scotland provide the centre-pairing. Wales, Italy and England are without representation.

18 March 2023; Peter O’Mahony and Jack Conan of Ireland celebrate at the full-time whistle as Maro Itoje and Henry Slade of England react after the Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

O’Mahony is named in an All-Irish back row alongside Caelan Doris and Josh Van Der Flier. The pack is dominated by Irish men with Thibaud Flament the only outsider. Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan, Finlay Bealham and James Ryan make up the forwards unit.

Player of the Championship Antoine Dupont is at scrum-half where he is joined by the now record points scorer Johnny Sexton. Scotland pair Sione Tuipulotu and Huw Jones. James Lowe is named on one wing with France’s Damian Penaud on the other. Hugo Keenan completes the line up at full-back.

The Cork natives attention will quickly return to the domestic game as he is named in the Munster squad to travel to South Africa to take on the Sharks in the Champions Cup Round of 16 this Saturday afternoon.

Guinness Six Nations Team of the Championship

  1. Andrew Porter (Ireland)
  2. Dan Sheehan (Ireland)
  3. Finlay Bealham (Ireland)
  4. Thibaud Flament (France)
  5. James Ryan (Ireland)
  6. Peter O’Mahony (Ireland)
  7. Josh van der Flier (Ireland)
  8. Caelan Doris (Ireland)
  9. Antoine Dupont (France)
  10. Johnny Sexton (Ireland)
  11. James Lowe (Ireland)
  12. Sione Tuipulotu (Scotland)
  13. Huw Jones (Scotland)
  14. Damian Penaud (France)
  15. Hugo Keenan (Ireland)

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