Sexton Out Of Leinster’s Champions Cup Opener

Written 2 weeks ago by Newsroom


Leinster have been hit with a massive injury blow ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Cup match against Montpellier at the RDS.

Johnny Sexton will miss the tie due to injury.

Ross Byrne has been handed the number 10 jersey as one of two changes from the side that started last week’s win over Munster at the Aviva Stadium.

Captain Isa Nacewa has recovered from a calf problem to join Athlone’s Robbie Henshaw in the centre.

Leinster Team:

15. Joey Carbery
14. Adam Byrne
13. Robbie Henshaw
12. Isa Nacewa
11. Barry Daly
10. Ross Byrne
9. Luke McGrath
1. Jack McGrath
2. James Tracy
3. Tadhg Furlong
4. Devin Toner
5. Scott Fardy
6. Rhys Ruddock
7. Josh van der Flier
8. Jack Conan

16. Seán Cronin
17. Cian Healy
18. Michael Bent
19. Ross Molony
20. Jordi Murphy
21. Jamison Gibson-Park
22. Noel Reid
23. Fergus McFadden