Cullen Names 23 For Sold Out Toulouse Clash
January 11, 2019 / Marcus Ó Buachalla
The Leinster Rugby team, as sponsored by Bank of Ireland, has been named by Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen ahead of tomorrow’s sold out Heineken Champions Cup fixture at the RDS Arena (Kick Off: 1.00pm – live on Virgin Media, Channel 4, BT sport and Newstalk).
The DART has advised Leinster Rugby that there is a limited service running this weekend due to engineering works taking place in Pearse Station.
All services from the north side will terminate in Connolly Station and all services south side will terminate in Grand Canal Dock Station. Dublin Bus will honour all tickets/Leap Cards.
Jordan Larmour starts in the number 15 jersey with Adam Byrne on the right wing and Dave Kearney on the left.
Rory O’Loughlin and Garry Ringrose are again the centre partnership having played together in the Munster game over Christmas.
In the half backs Luke McGrath is partnered with Ross Byrne.
The front row sees Cian Healy, Seán Cronin and Tadhg Furlong scrum down with Scott Fardy and James Ryan behind in the engine room.
The back row features captain Rhys Ruddock, Josh van der Flier and Jack Conan at No. 8.
On the bench Conor O’Brien is in line to make his European debut having impressed over the last few months in the Guinness PRO14.
Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets):
15. Jordan Larmour (31)
14. Adam Byrne (46)
13. Garry Ringrose (58)
12. Rory O’Loughlin (52)
11. Dave Kearney (128)
10. Ross Byrne (60)
9. Luke McGrath (105)
1. Cian Healy (200)
2. Sean Cronin (164)
3. Tadhg Furlong (94)
4. Scott Fardy (33)
5. James Ryan (24)
6. Rhys Ruddock (153) CAPTAIN
7. Josh van der Flier (69)
8. Jack Conan (83)
16. James Tracy (81)
17. Ed Byrne (34)
18. Andrew Porter (43)
19. Ross Molony (76)
20. Max Deegan (32)
21. Jamison Gibson-Park (63)
22. Noel Reid (111)
23 . Conor O’Brien (10)
Referee: Luke Pearce (RFU)