Ireland squad amendments

Melbourne Storm's Brett White and Wests Tigers' Shannon McDonnell have withdrawn from the Irish squad for the World Cup.

Their places in Andy Kelly's line-up have been taken by Shayne McMenemy (WA Reds) and Irish domestic player Brendan Guilfoyle (Treaty City Titans).

The current Ireland 24-man World Cup squad is now as follows:

Scott Grix - Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Pat Richards - Wigan Warriors Damien Blanch - Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Stuart Littler - Salford City Reds Shannon McDonnell - West Tigers Karl Fitzpatrick - Salford City Reds Graham Holroyd - Halifax Blue Socks Wayne Kerr - Carlow Crusaders/London Skolars Eamon O'Carroll - Wigan Warriors Bob Beswick - Widnes Vikings Brett White - Melbourne Storm Ross Barbour - Carlow Crusaders Simon Finnigan - Bradford Bulls Lee Doran - Leigh Centurions Ben Harrison - Warrington Wolves Ryan Tandy - West Tigers Gareth Haggerty - Harlequins Liam Finn - Dewsbury Rams Sean Gleeson - Wakefield Trinity Wildcats Mick McIlorum - Wigan Warriors Michael Platt - Bradford Bulls Mick Cassidy - Barrow Raiders Steve Gibbons - Carlow Crusaders/London Skolars Ged Corcoran - Sheffield Eagles Shayne McMenemy - WA Reds Brendan Guilfoyle - Treaty City Titans