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Leinster Team News: Henshaw Returns, O'Brien On The Bench

: 01/18/2019 - 12:23

The Leinster Rugby team has been announced to face Wasps on Sunday in Round 6 of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Head Coach Leo Cullen keeps faith with the same back three that scored two tries between them in the win over Toulouse last weekend,  with Jordan Larmour at full back and Adam Byrne and Dave Kearney on the wings.

Robbie Henshaw returns from a hamstring injury to take his place in the centre alongside Garry Ringrose. It’s the Westmeath man’s first game since late October for Leinster.

In the pack Jack McGrath comes into the front row alongside Seán Cronin and Tadhg Furlong and there is a change in the second row too with Devin Toner taking his place alongside James Ryan having recovered from an ankle injury.

On the bench Seán O’Brien is also returning from injury and is in line for his first Leinster game since October.

Also on the bench Leinster Academy scrumhalf Hugh O’Sullivan is in line to make his European debut. The Meath man is in his second year in the Academy and only turns 21 next month.

 

Full Team Lineup: 

 

15. Jordan Larmour 
14. Adam Byrne 
13. Garry Ringrose 
12. Robbie Henshaw 
11. Dave Kearney 
10. Ross Byrne 
9. Jamison Gibson-Park 
1. Jack McGrath 
2. Seán Cronin 
3. Tadhg Furlong 
4. Devin Toner 
5. James Ryan 
6. Rhys Ruddock 
7. Josh van der Flier 
8. Jack Conan 

16. James Tracy 
17. Cian Healy 
18. Andrew Porter 
19. Scott Fardy 
20. Seán O’Brien 
21. Hugh O’Sullvan 
22. Noel Reid 
23. Rory O’Loughlin

 

 

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