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Leinster Make One Change for Tomorrow’s Exeter Game & Moorefield Set for Sunday’s Leinster Final

: 12/15/2017 - 12:58

Injury accounts for only change to the Leinster team for tomorrow's game against the Exeter Chiefs at the Aviva Stadium.

Josh van der Flier takes the place of Rhys Ruddock in the back row.

Johnny Sexton retains his place at out half, having overcome the quad muscle injury he suffered in the win over the same opposition last week.

 

Keith Earls is set to make his Munster return in this weekend's Champions Cup clash with Leicester.

The Limerick winger was expected to be out for the rest of the year with a hamstring injury, but he has been named on the bench for Sunday's trip to Welford Road.

The team sees two enforced changes from that which beat the Tigers at Thomond Park las Saturday.

Darren Sweetnan and Kevin O'Byrne come in for Andrew Conway and Rhys Marshall, who are both suffering from concussion.

England's Manu Tuilagi has recovered from a long term knee injury to be named in the centre for Leicester.

Ulster continue their push to reach the quarter finals tonight at home to Harlequins, just five days after beating the English side in London.

Joy Neville will make history this evening.

The former Ireland international will becoming the first woman to referee a European professional club fixture.

She takes charge of the Challenge Cup game between Bordeaux and Enisei in France.

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Pep Guardiola has won his third consecutive Premier League Manager of the Month award.

It follows Manchester City's record breaking run of winning 15 Premier League games in a row.

It surpasses the record set by Arsenal in 2002.

Liverpool's Mo Salah is the player of the month for November having scored seven goals in four matches.

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If Moorefield beat St Lomans in Sunday’s Leinster final in O’Moore Park at 2pm, they will play the winners of Corofin vs Fulham London Irish on Saturday February 17th at a time and venue to be confirmed.

The 2nd All Ireland semi final: Nemo Rangers vs Slaughtneil will be played in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise the following Saturday, February 24th.

Moorefield have no injury concerns and the team is expected to lineout as selected for last Sunday.

Kfm Sport will have full commentary of the match with Ger McNally and Peter McConnon, in association with Shay Dowling Carpets, Ladytown Business Park, Newhall, Naas.

Join Eoin Beatty on Sunday Sportsbeat from the earlier time of 1.30pm

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Today’s racing is in Dundalk from 5.30.

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Reminder: Preview of the Moorefield vs St Loman’s final this evening from 6.30

 

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