The Leinster team to face the Cardiff Blues in tonight’s RaboDirect PRO12 clash in the RDS (KO: 7.35pm) has been named…

Over 15,800 tickets have now been sold for tonight’s game and tickets are still on sale ONLINE HERE, Spar Donnybrook as well as Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. There will also be Ticketmaster booths open from 5.30pm today on Anglesea and Simmonscourt Roads.

The Official Leinster Supporters Club (OLSC) can confirm the following international broadcast arrangements this weekend.

UK & Ireland – Live on TG4 / BBC Wales from 7.35pm Friday
USA – Live on Fox Soccer2Go from 2.35pm ET Friday (Replayed at 5pm ET on Plus)
Middle East – Live on OSN Sports 3 from 9.35pm KSA Friday
Asia – Live on Setanta Sports + from 2.35am HKT Saturday (Replayed on TV at noon)
Australia – Live on the Setanta + from 4.35am AEST Saturday (Replayed on TV at 10.25am)
New Zealand – Delayed on The Rugby Channel from 7.10am Saturday
Canada – Delayed on Sportsnet 360 from 10.30pm Friday
South Africa, Japan  – No coverage
Radio – RTE

Our bases in London (Philomeana’s Covent Garden), New York (Madhatter Saloon) and Dubai (McGettigans) will show the game LIVE. Our bases in Sydney (PJ O’Gallaghers @ the Criterion) and in Christchurch, NZ (Monza Sports bar) will show a replay at the times above.

See the OLSC’s dedicated page for supporters abroad and the latest edition of our Blue Planet guide


15: Rob Kearney
14: Fergus McFadden
13: Brian O’Driscoll
12: Noel Reid
11: Dave Kearney
10: Ian Madigan
9: Isaac Boss

1: Cian Healy
2: Sean Cronin
3: Martin Moore
4: Devin Toner
5: Quinn Roux
6: Rhys Ruddock
7: Dominic Ryan
8: Jamie Heaslip CAPTAIN


16: Aaron Dundon
17: Jack McGrath
18: Mike Ross
19: Tom Denton
20: Jordi Murphy
21: John Cooney
22: Jimmy Gopperth
23: Brendan Macken     


15: Leigh Halfpenny
14: Alex Cuthbert
13: Owen Williams
12: Dafydd Hewitt
11: Harry Robinson
10: Rhys Patchell
9: Lloyd Williams
1: Sam Hobbs
2: Matthew Rees CAPTAIN
3: Taufa’ao Filise
4: Lou Reed
5: Filo Paulo
6: Josh Navidi
7: Sam Warburton
8: Andries Pretorius

16: Kristian Dacey
17: Thomas Davies
18: Scott Andrews
19: James Down
20: Robin Copeland
21: Lewis Jones
22: Gareth Davies
23: Cory Allen

REFEREE: Marius Mitrea (FIR), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Mark Patton, Barrie O’Connell (both IRFU), 4th OFFICIAL: Dermot Blake (Leinster Rugby Referees), 5th OFFICIAL: Tom Keating (Leinster Rugby Referees), TMO: Alan Rogan (IRFU)