Ringrose Returns As Leinster Team Named For Kings Clash

Ringrose is back.

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has named his match day 23 to take on the Southern Kings in the RDS Arena tomorrow evening in Round 16 of the Guinness PRO14.

After his debut off the bench last week against the Scarlets, Skerries man Ciarán Frawley has been named to start at outhalf by Cullen for the first time.

Elsewhere, Dave Kearney starts at full back for his 120th cap with Barry Daly on the right wing and last week’s Guinness Man of the Match James Lowe on the left wing. Isa Nacewa captains the side from the centre on his 180th appearance in blue with the returning Garry Ringrose outside him in the number 13 jersey.

In the front row Ed Byrne is selected at loosehead prop and is joined by twin brother Bryan at hooker.

Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets):

15. Dave Kearney (119)
14. Barry Daly (20)
13. Garry Ringrose (44)
12. Isa Nacewa (179) CAPTAIN
11. James Lowe (6)
10. Ciarán Frawley (1)
9. Nick McCarthy (19)
1. Ed Byrne (19)
2. Bryan Byrne (23)
3. Michael Bent (101)
4. Mick Kearney (30)
5. Ian Nagle (15)
6. Josh Murphy (5)
7. Will Connors (2)
8. Max Deegan (13)

16. James Tracy (55)
17. Peter Dooley (44)
18. Adam Coyle (0)
19. Ross Molony (57)
20. Peadar Timmins (9)
21. Jamison Gibson-Park (44)
22. Noel Reid (95)
23. Jordan Larmour (15)

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