Leinster team to face Glasgow Warriors

Jamie Heaslip will captain Leinster in their RaboDirect Pro 12 semi-final clash against the Glasgow Warriors on Saturday night after Joe Schmidt named his side for what is the first of three massive games for the Irish province.

Along with Heaslip, Schmidt has named the likes of Sean O’Brien, Jonny Sexton, Fergus McFadden and Shane Jennings in a strong line up as Leinster look to build momentum ahead of their Heineken Cup final against Ulster a week on Saturday.

The game against Glasgow will be a landmark one for fullback Isa Nacewa who will make his 100th appearance for Leinster. Nacewa is joined in the back three alongside Fergus McFadden and Eoin O’Malley after Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney were both ruled out of the game having picked up knocks in training this week.

Over 14,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday’s game and there are tickets still available at the Leinster Rugby Store (Donnybrook), Spar (Donnybrook) as well as Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. There will also be tickets on sale on the day on both Simmonscourt Road and Anglesea Road from 4pm.


15: Isa Nacewa
14: Fergus McFadden
13: Eoin O’Malley
12: Gordon D’Arcy
11: David Kearney
10: Jonathan Sexton
9: Eoin Reddan

1: Cian Healy
2: Richardt Strauss
3: Mike Ross
4: Brad Thorn
5: Devin Toner
6: Sean O’Brien
7: Shane Jennings
8: Jamie Heaslip CAPTAIN


16: Sean Cronin
17: Heinke van der Merwe
18: Nathan White
19: Leo Cullen
20: Kevin McLaughlin
21: Isaac Boss
22: Ian Madigan
23: Andrew Conway


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