Leinster team v Scarlets – 14,000 tickets sold! Sexton starts

first_imgThe Leinster team to face the Scarlets in Friday night’s Magners League clash at the RDS (KO: 7.35pm) has been named. Leo Cullen, Fergus McFadden and Jonathan Sexton return to the starting line up after having been released from Ireland camp this week as the province look to build on last week’s 30-5 victory over Benetton Treviso.Cullen joins fellow Ireland internationals Kevin McLaughlin, Rhys Ruddock and Devin Toner in the pack with Stan Wright set for his second start of the campaign.Bank of Ireland Player of the Month Isa Nacewa continues at full back in a back three which also includes Dave Kearney and Niall Morris. McFadden links up with Eoin O’Malley at centre, with Sexton partnering fellow Ireland international Isaac Boss at half back.Scotland’s Nathan Hines is included amongst the replacements alongside Old Belvedere back Daniel Riordan.Over 14,600 tickets have now been sold for Friday’s game and are on sale now from www.leinsterrugby.ie, Spar (Donnybrook), the Leinster Rugby Store (Donnybrook), Champion Sports (Grafton Street) as well as all Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. There will be the usual ‘Family Day’ activities and tickets will also be on sale at the ground on the night.LEINSTER:15: Isa Nacewa14: Niall Morris13: Eoin O’Malley12: Fergus McFadden11: Dave Kearney10: Jonathan Sexton9: Isaac Boss1: Heinke van der Merwe2: Richardt Strauss3: Stan Wright 4: Leo Cullen CAPTAIN5: Devin Toner6: Kevin McLaughlin7: Dominic Ryan8: Rhys RuddockREPLACEMENTS:16: Jason Harris-Wright17: Jack McGrath18: Simon Shawe19: Nathan Hines20: Paul Ryan21: Paul O’Donohoe22: Ian Madigan LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img 23: Daniel RiordanREFEREE: Andy Macpherson (SRU), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Michael Black, Mark Hermin (both IRFU),4th OFFICIAL: Paul Haycock (Leinster Rugby Referees), 5th OFFICIAL: Stephen McCann (Leinster Rugby Referees), TMO: Kevin Beggs (IRFU)last_img