Friday 23 August 2019

Furlong to boost Leinster A’s hand

Tadhg Furlong
Tadhg Furlong
Cian Tracey

Cian Tracey

Leinster ‘A’ showed great grit and determination to see off Rotherham Titans last time out but they will be looking for a marked improvement against Moseley tonight (7.30).

Tadhg Furlong is dropped from the senior side and his inclusion is a boost. Tom Daly and Collie O’Shea start in midfield while the pacey duo Cian Kelleher and Adam Byrne are on the wings.

Moseley’s (who are coached by Kevin Maggs) bonus-point win over Ealing Trailfinders sees them sit top of Pool A but Leinster will be mindful of the fact that they leaked 31 points last week.

Verdict: Leinster ‘A’

Leinster ‘A’ – B Dardis; C Kelleher, C O’Shea, T Daly; A Byrne; R Byrne, C Rock; P Dooley, B Byrne, T Furlong; T Beirne, R Molony; P Timmins (capt), D Leavy, T Ryan. Reps: S McNulty, R Burke-Flynn, G Thornbury, J Murphy, J Carbery, S Crosbie, M McGrath.

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