The Leinster squad trained in UCD on Monday morning ahead of the big season RaboDirect PRO12 kick off against the Scarlets in Parc y Scarlets on Friday night (KO: 7.05pm, LIVE BBC Wales)…
There were no significant injury concerns for the province following the friendly against Northampton Saints and the Leinster management are hopeful that some more internationals will come into the frame for the trip to Llanelli.
Ireland scrum-half Eoin Reddan made his first start since March and his next appearance will be his 80th in Leinster colours. Reddan could be joined by the likes of Luke Fitzgerald, Kevin McLaughlin and Devin Toner. Both Sean Cronin and Dave Kearney both came through their first workouts of the campaign at the weekend.
It is likely that a number of younger players will again have the chance to impress, with the team set to be announced at noon on Thursday..
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