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Leinster announce team to face the Scarlets

Guinness PRO12 Editor

19 Feb 2010

The Leinster team to face the Scarlets in Saturday’s Magners League clash at the RDS (6.30pm) has been named.

Shane Jennings captains the side and is one of five Ireland internationals named in the pack for the visit of the Scarlets to the RDS. Jennings forms an exciting looking back-row alongside Kevin McLaughlin and Sean O’Brien. Devin Toner lines up at lock alongside Malcolm O’Kelly who will make his 177th Leinster appearance.

Bernard Jackman is named at hooker with Stan Wright and CJ van der Linde both named at prop.

Eoin Reddan partners Jonathan Sexton at half-back and Shane Horgan (175th cap) and full-back Girvan Dempsey (167th) are named in the back three alongside Bank of Ireland Leinster Player of the Month Isa Nacewa. Shaun Berne partners Fergus McFadden at centre.

Over 14,500 tickets have now been sold for Saturday’s Magners League game against the Scarlets. There will be the usual ‘Family Day’ activity on the day and musician Colm Lynch will be performing at half-time.

Tickets are on sale now on www.leinsterrugby.ie and from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. Tickets can also be purchased in Donnybrook from Spar and the Leinster Rugby Store and tickets will be available outside the RDS from 3pm on Saturday.

15: Girvan Dempsey
14: Shane Horgan
13: Fergus McFadden
12: Shaun Berne
11: Isa Nacewa
10: Jonathan Sexton
09: Eoin Reddan
01: Stan Wright
02: Bernard Jackman
03: CJ van der Linde
04: Devin Toner
05: Malcolm O’Kelly
06: Kevin McLaughlin
07: Shane Jennings CAPTAIN
08: Sean O’Brien

16: Richardt Strauss
17: Mike Ross
18: Trevor Hogan
19: Stephen Keogh
20: Paul O’Donohoe
21: Eoin O’Malley
22: Andrew Conway