McGrath captains Leinster in his 150th appearance

McGrath captains Leinster in his 150th appearance

Luke McGrath will captain Leinster for their clash at  Scotstoun Stadium against Glasgow Warriors on Friday.

The scrumhalf links up with Ross Byrne in the halfbacks with Rory O’Loughlin and Garry Ringrose in the centres. Hugo Keenan starts at full back for Cullen, with Tommy O’Brien on the right wing and Jimmy O’Brien on the left.


In the pack Irish internationals Ed Byrne, Rónan Kelleher and Michael Bent start in the front row, with Ross Molony and James Ryan behind them in the second.

The back-row sees Josh Murphy, Josh van der Flier and Caelan Doris line up to complete the XV.

Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets):


15. Hugo Keenan (28)
14. Tommy O’Brien (9)
13. Garry Ringrose (84)
12. Rory O’Loughlin (85)
11. Jimmy O’Brien (33)
10. Ross Byrne (102)
9. Luke McGrath (149) CAPTAIN
1. Ed Byrne (69)
2. Rónan Kelleher (23)
3. Michael Bent (157)
4. Ross Molony (115)
5. James Ryan (48)
6. Josh Murphy (48)
7. Josh van der Flier (96)
8. Calean Doris (38)

16. Dan Sheehan (12)
17. Peter Dooley (92)
18. Andrew Porter (76)
19. Ryan Baird (25)
20. Scott Penny (27)
21. Rowan Osborne (11)
22. Jordan Larmour (60)
23. Cian Kelleher (26)


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