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Leinster And Ulster Name Teams For Crunch PRO14 Showdown

Robbie Henshaw starts and Jordan Larmour returns.

Robbie Henshaw has been named in the Leinster Starting XV to face Ulster. 

There's no place in the matchday squad for Birr duo Peter Dooley and Michael Milne. 

Jordan Larmour returns at fullback while Johnny Sexton shakes off a knock during the defeat to Connacht to start at 10.

Sexton is captain in what has been a rotating armband policy this season.

Lock James Ryan is playing down the significance of it:

Ulster have also named their team this lunchtime. 

Jacob Stockdale is out.

Billy Burns, John Cooney, Rob Herring, Jordi Murphy and Marcell Coetzee all start. 

Ian Madigan is named among the replacements. 

The game takes place at 7.35 tomorrow at the RDS. 


Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, Ross Byrne, Robbie Henshaw, Dave Kearney, Johnny Sexton (Captain); Jamison Gibson-Park, Cian Healy, Seán Cronin, Andrew Porter, Scott Fardy, James Ryan, Rhys Ruddock, Josh van der Flier, Caelan Doris.

Replacements: James Tracy, Ed Byrne, Michael Bent, Ross Molony, Jack Conan, Luke McGrath, Harry Byrne, Jimmy O’Brien.

Michael Lowry, Matt Faddes, James Hume, Stuart McCloskey, Ethan McIlroy, Billy Burns, John Cooney; Andrew Warwick, Rob Herring, Marty Moore, Alan O’Connor, Sam Carter (Captain), Greg Jones, Jordi Murphy, Marcell Coetzee. 

Replacements: John Andrew, Eric O’Sullivan, Tom O’Toole, Kieran Treadwell, Nick Timoney, David Shanahan, Ian Madigan, Ben Moxham. 

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