Thursday 22 June 2017

Cian Healy returns as Leinster name their starting 15 for season opener against Treviso

Cian Healy goes thrnster's Cian Healy
Cian Healy goes thrnster's Cian Healy

Leinster coach Leo Cullen has named his first competitive starting 15 of the new season as the Blues kick off their PRO12 campaign against Benetton Treviso tomorrow night (RDS, 7.35pm).

Cian Healy makes his competitive return after almost five months out with a knee and neck injury while Joey Carbery will make his first start at number 10.

LEINSTER (caps in brackets):

15. Rob Kearney (176)

14. Zane Kirchner (65)

13. Garry Ringrose (22)

12. Noel Reid (59)

11. Fergus McFadden (142)

10. Joey Carbery (1)

9. Luke McGrath CAPTAIN (50)

1. Cian Healy (153)

2. Bryan Byrne (12)

3. Michael Bent (63)

4. Ross Molony (23)

5. Mike McCarthy (63)

6. Dominic Ryan (104)

7. Josh van der Flier (24)

8. Dan Leavy (13)

 

16. James Tracy (16)

17. Andrew Porter (0)

18. Mike Ross (135)

19. Hayden Triggs (15)

20. Jordi Murphy (80)

21. Jamison Gibson-Park (0)

22. Cathal Marsh (14)

23. Rory O'Loughlin (0)

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