Leinster team to play Glasgow Warriors

Updated: January 13, 2012

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Reigning Heineken cup champions Leinster team have named their team to play Glasgow Warriors in Sunday’s Pool 3 Round 5 Heineken Cup encounter in Firhill (KO: 12.45pm) has been named.

Rob Kearney starts at full back in a back three which also includes his younger brother David – with the 22-year-old set to make his Heineken Cup debut in what will be his 29th Leinster appearance – and Isa Nacewa.

Scrum-half Eoin Reddan links up with Jonathan Sexton – who is a single point shy of 700 career provincial points in 84 appearances to date – at half back.

In the pack which includes eight Ireland internationals, Shane Jennings starts alongside Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip in the back row with Devin Toner partnering skipper Leo Cullen at second row.


15: Rob Kearney
14: David Kearney
13: Fergus McFadden
12: Gordon D’Arcy
11: Isa Nacewa
10: Jonathan Sexton
9: Eoin Reddan

1: Cian Healy
2: Sean Cronin
3: Mike Ross
4: Leo Cullen CAPTAIN
5: Devin Toner
6: Sean O’Brien
7: Shane Jennings
8: Jamie Heaslip


16: Aaron Dundon
17: Heinke van der Merwe
18: Nathan White
19: Damian Browne
20: Rhys Ruddock
21: Isaac Boss
22: Ian Madigan
23: Eoin O’Malley

REFEREE: Nigel Owens (WRU), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Gwyn Morris, Jon Mason (both WRU), 4th OFFICIAL: Gus Tweedale (SRU), 5th OFFICIAL: Tom McNicol (SRU), TMO: Derek Bevan (WRU)

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