Leinster travel to face the Scarlets in tonight’s opening game of the RaboDirect PRO12 season in Parc y Scarlets (KO: 7.05pm, LIVE rte.ie / BBC Wales)…

The Official Leinster Supporters Club (OLSC) can confirm the following international broadcast arrangements this weekend: There will be LIVE match updates from Parc y Scarlets via the Leinster Twitter account @leinsterrugby

UK & Ireland – Live rte.ie and BBC Wales from 7.05pm Friday (Replay on RTE2 from 12.35am Saturday)
USA – Live on Fox Soccer Plus from 2pm ET Friday
Asia – Live on Setanta Sports from 2am HKT Saturday
Australia – Live on Setanta Sports Plus from 4.05am Saturday (Replay on Setanta Sports at 8.10am)
Middle East/South Africa/Japan/New Zealand/Canada – No coverage
Audio – Updates on BBC Radio Wales

The OLSC bases in London (Philomena’s in Covent Garden), Birmingham (Oh Velvet), Dubai (McGettigans) and New York (Madhatter Saloon) will be showing the game LIVE. Our new home in Sydney (PJ Gallagher’s on Pitt Street) will be showing the game from 8.10am on Saturday morning.

SCARLETS: 15: Gareth Owen; 14: Liam Williams; 13: Scott Williams; 12: Steve Shingler; 11: Kristian Phillips; 10: Rhys Priestland; 9: Gareth Davies; 1: Phil John; 2: Ken Owens; 3: Samson Lee; 4: George Earle; 5: Jo Snyman; 6: Aaron Shingler; 7: Josh Turnbull; 8: Rob McCusker CAPTAIN

REPLACEMENTS: 16 Emyr Phillips, 17 Rob Evans, 18 Jacobie Adriaanse, 19 Jake Ball, 20 Craig Price, 21 Rhodri Williams, 22 Adam Warren, 23 Jordan Williams.


15: Dave Kearney
14: Darragh Fanning
13: Fergus McFadden
12: Gordon D’Arcy
11: Luke Fitzgerald
10: Jimmy Gopperth
9: Eoin Reddan

1: Jack McGrath
2: Sean Cronin
3: Martin Moore
4: Tom Denton
5: Devin Toner
6: Rhys Ruddock
7: Shane Jennings CAPTAIN
8: Jordi Murphy


16: Aaron Dundon
17: Jack O’Connell
18: Mike Ross
19: Mike McCarthy
20: Dominic Ryan
21: Isaac Boss
22: Noel Reid
23: Brendan Macken

REFEREE: John Lacey (IRFU), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Ian Davies, Jon Mason (both WRU), TMO: Derek Bevan (WRU)