Mike McCarthy to make RDS debut for Leinster against the Ospreys
Published 13/09/2013 | 12:19
Irish international lock Mike McCarthy has been named in Matt O'Connor's starting XV for tomorrow's Rabodirect Pro12 clash with the Ospreys at the RDS.
Mike Ross also comes into the starting lineup with all eyes on Jimmy Gopperth to see whether he will repeat his fine performance from last week's where he scored 22 points in a stellar performance.
Ian Madigan comes onto the replacement bench and is expected to see game time.
Leinster team to play the Ospreys: (15-9) Dave Kearney, Darragh Fanning, Brendan Macken, Gordon D'Arcy, Luke Fitzgerald, Jimmy Gopperth,Eoin Reddan; (1-8) Jack McGrath, Richardt Strauss, Mike Ross, Devin Toner, Mike McCarthy, Kevin McLaughlin, Shane Jennings (C), Jordi Murphy.
REPLACEMENTS:(16-23) Sean Cronin, Jack O'Connell, Martin Moore, Tom Denton, Rhys Ruddock, Isaac Boss, Ian Madigan, Darren Hudson.