Noel McNamara has named the Leinster Rugby ‘A’ team to face Cardiff in the Celtic Cup tomorrow in Cardiff Arms Park (KO 2.30pm – follow @LeinsterRugby on Twitter for match updates).

Having featured for the senior side last weekend, Michael Milne and Jack Aungier will line up in the front row with Dan Sheehan at hooker between the pair.

Cian Prendergast and captain Charlie Ryan will scrum down behind them in the second row. Ryan was also captain of the victorious Ireland U20s Grand Slam winning side last season.

After his try scoring debut off the bench for the senior team last week in the pre-season friendly against Coventry, Ronan Watters starts this week at number six, with Mark Hernan selected at openside and Ronan Foley again at the base of the scrum after impressing for the senior team last week in Energia Park.

In the backs Jack Kelly starts at full back, with Niall Comerford on the right wing and Rob Russell on the left.

Liam Turner and Gavin Mullin who saw game time last week against Coventry start in the centre tomorrow in Cardiff with Cormac Foley and Conor Kelly the half backs for Noel McNamara’s side.

Leinster Rugby ‘A’ vs. Cardiff Blues – Celtic Cup, Round 1 

15. Jack Kelly
14. Niall Comerford
13. Gavin Mullin
12. Liam Turner
11. Rob Russell
10. Conor Kelly
9. Cormac Foley
1. Michael Milne
2. Dan Sheehan
3. Jack Aungier
4. Cian Prendergast
5. Charlie Ryan CAPTAIN
6. Ronan Watters
7. Mark Hernan
8. Ronan Foley

16. John McKee
17. Marcus Hannan
18. Charlie Ward
19. David Maher
20. Sean O’Brien
21. Jack Connolly
22. Paddy McKenzie
23. Adam La Grue