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Leinster team to face Munster

Guinness PRO12 Editor

30 Sep 2010

The Leinster team to face Munster in Saturday’s Magners League clash at the Aviva Stadium (KO: 7.30pm) has been named.

Cian Healy starts in the front row alongside Mike Ross while Sean O’Brien and Nathan Hines also return to the starting line up. O’Brien is named in the back row alongside Dominic Ryan and Jamie Heaslip, who leads the team.

In the backline, Gordon D’Arcy continues his centre partnership with Brian O’Driscoll, with Luke Fitzgerald, Shane Horgan and Rob Kearney forming the back three. A decision on Jonathan Sexton’s availability will be made closer to kick off.

There are just a few hundred tickets now remaining for Saturday’s clash from Spar (Donnybrook) and the Leinster Rugby Store (Donnybrook). Supporters are reminded to use Public Transport and to familiarisethemselves with the colour-coded entrance and exit routes around the Aviva Stadium.

LEINSTER:

15: Rob Kearney
14: Shane Horgan
13: Brian O’Driscoll
12: Gordon D’Arcy
11: Luke Fitzgerald
10: Jonathan Sexton / Isa Nacewa
9: Isaac Boss
1: Cian Healy
2: Richardt Strauss
3: Mike Ross
4: Nathan Hines
5: Devin Toner
6: Dominic Ryan
7: Sean O'Brien
8: Jamie Heaslip CAPTAIN

REPLACEMENTS:

16: Jason Harris-Wright
17: Heinke van der Merwe
18: Simon Shawe
19: Mariano Galarza
20: Rhys Ruddock
21: Eoin Reddan
22: Isa Nacewa / Ian Madigan
23: Fergus McFadden

REFEREE: Jerome Garces (FFR), SUB REFEREE: David Wilkinson (IRFU), Michael Black (IRFU), 4th OFFICIAL: Ed Kenny (Leinster Rugby Referees), 5th OFFICIAL: Tom Tuohy (Leinster Rugby Referees), TMO: Peter Ferguson (IRFU)