Leinster Rugby team to play Glasgow in Pro12 Final; Saturday 6.15pm

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Updated: May 30, 2014
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The Leinster team to face Glasgow in the RaboDirect PRO12 Final tomorrow evening, 31st May (KO: 6.15pm) in the RDS has been named.

Coach Matt O’Connor has made three changes from the team that accounted for Ulster in the Semi-Final 13 points to nine with two of those changes coming in the pack.

Mike Ross comes in for Martin Moore while Mike McCarthy returns from injury in place of Quinn Roux. The final change sees Zane Kirchner coming in for Dave Kearney who undergoes surgery on an ACL knee injury today.

Elsewhere it is as you were for O’Connor with full back Rob Kearney due to win his 150th cap for the province.

The teams have met twice this year with both sides winning at home. Glasgow won 12-6 back in September in Scotstoun, while Leinster won the return fixture 28-25 in March with tries from Rhys Ruddock, Noel Reid and Darragh Fanning.

The game will be live on RTÉ 2, TG4 and BBC. There are no tickets available for the game with an increased capacity crowd of 19,200 expected.

LEINSTER:
15: Rob Kearney
14: Fergus McFadden
13: Brian O’Driscoll
12: Gordon D’Arcy
11: Zane Kirchner
10: Jimmy Gopperth
9: Eoin Reddan
1: Cian Healy
2: Sean Cronin
3: Mike Ross
4: Devin Toner
5: Mike McCarthy
6: Rhys Ruddock
7: Shane Jennings
8: Jamie Heaslip CAPTAIN

REPLACEMENTS:
16: Aaron Dundon
17: Jack McGrath
18: Martin Moore
19: Leo Cullen
20: Sean O’Brien
21: Isaac Boss
22: Ian Madigan
23: Darragh Fanning

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