Tadhg Furlong to win 100th cap vs Saracens

Tadhg Furlong to win 100th cap vs Saracens

Leinster have announced their team to play against Saracens tomorrow in the Champions Cup Final in St. James’ Park.


Tadhg Furlong will make his 100th appearance for the club on Saturday in Newcastle. The 26-year-old made his debut in November 2013 off the bench against the Dragons.

Elsewhere there is no change to the XV that started the semi-final against Toulouse.

Rob Kearney starts at full back with Jordan Larmour and James Lowe on the wings.

Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose line out in the number 12 and 13 jerseys respectively.

In the half backs Luke McGrath starts at scrumhalf with captain Johnny Sexton at ten.

Leinster Rugby team for Saracens (caps in brackets):

15. Rob Kearney (208)
14. Jordan Larmour (36)
13. Garry Ringrose (62)
12. Robbie Henshaw (34)
11. James Lowe (27)
10. Johnny Sexton (157) CAPTAIN
9. Luke McGrath (110)
1. Cian Healy (205)
2. Seán Cronin (170)
3. Tadhg Furlong (99)
4. Devin Toner (229)
5. James Ryan (28)
6. Scott Fardy (41)
7. Seán O’Brien (125)
8. Jack Conan (86)

16. James Tracy (91)
17. Jack McGrath (144)
18. Michael Bent (123)
19. Rhys Ruddock (158)
20. Max Deegan (43)
21. Hugh O’Sullivan (14)
22. Ross Byrne (69)
23. Rory O’Loughlin (60)

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