Sean O’Brien Returns As Leinster Team Named For PRO14 Clash

Back in blue.

Head coach Leo Cullen has named his Leinster team for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 clash with Italian side Benetton Treviso.

Ireland and Lions back-row will make his return to action. one week before Leinster’s crucial Champions Cup semi-final clash with Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium.

He starts in his favoured position of openside, with Jordi Murphy and Max Deegan joining him in an exciting back-row combination.

Jordan Larmour also makes his return from injury. The exciting young star will wear the fifteen shirt. Joey Carbery has also been handed a rare start at ten, with Ross Byrne benched.

Jack McGrath will captain the side.

Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets):

15. Jordan Larmour (16)
14. Fergus McFadden (167)
13. Rory O’Loughlin (39)
12. Noel Reid (98)
11. Barry Daly (24)
10. Joey Carbery (32)
9. Jamison Gibson-Park (47)
1. Jack McGrath (127) CAPTAIN
2. Richardt Strauss (153)
3. Andrew Porter (24)
4. Ross Molony (61)
5. Ian Nagle (17)
6. Jordi Murphy (102)
7. Seán O’Brien (115)
8. Max Deegan (18)

16. James Tracy (60)
17. Ed Byrne (22)
18. Michael Bent (104)
19. Mick Kearney (33)
20. Peadar Timmins (11)
21. Nick McCarthy (23)
22. Ross Byrne (46)
23. Adam Byrne (36)