Kings, Cheetahs to face depleted Leinster

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:13
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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Leinster will travel to South Africa without a number of key players.

Leinster play the Southern Kings this Saturday in Port Elizabeth and the Cheetahs the following Friday week in Bloemfontein in Rounds Three and Four of the Pro14.

In total, Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named 28 players and they leave Dublin on Tuesday and arrive in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

Those ruled out through injury include Dan Leavy (ankle), Rob Kearney (hamstring), Peadar Timmins (quad), Jamie Heaslip (lower back), Richardt Strauss (knee), Tom Daly (knee) and Garry Ringrose (shoulder).

Cullen also confirmed that lock Ian Nagle has had a procedure on a pectoral muscle injury picked up in training and will be out of action for up to 12 weeks.

Cullen also confirmed that Devin Toner and Scott Fardy were not considered for selection as their wives are expecting their first child in the next few weeks.

Leinster Squad: Michael Bent, Adam Byrne, Ed Byrne, Ross Byrne, Joey Carbery, Jack Conan, Seán Cronin, Barry Daly, Max Deegan, Peter Dooley, Dave Kearney, Jamison Gibson-Park, Cian Healy, Mick Kearney, Jordan Larmour, Cathal Marsh, Ross Molony, Jordi Murphy, Rory O'Loughlin, Fergus McFadden, Luke McGrath, Isa Nacewa, Andrew Porter, Noel Reid, Rhys Ruddock, James Ryan, James Tracy, Josh van der Flier.

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Fri, 22 September 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Pumas 15h30 Bloemfontein
Cheetahs v Leinster 18h00 Bloemfontein
Ulster v Dragons 18h35 Kingspan Stadium
Glasgow Warriors v Munster 18h35 Scotstoun Stadium
Gloucester v Worcester Warriors 18h45 Kingsholm
Treviso v Ospreys 19h35 Stadio Monigo
Sat, 23 September 2017
Sharks v Blue Bulls 13h00 Durban
Bath v Newcastle Falcons 14h00 Recreation Ground
Saracens v Sale Sharks 14h00 Allianz Park
Harlequins v Leicester Tigers 14h00 Twickenham Stoop
Connacht v Cardiff Blues 14h15 Sportsground
Western Province v Griquas 15h15 Newlands
Kings v Zebre 17h35 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Scarlets v Edinburgh 18h35 Parc y Scarlets
Sun, 24 September 2017
London Irish v Northampton Saints 13h00 Madejski Stadium
Exeter Chiefs v Wasps 14h00 Sandy Park
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Pool A
Team P W D L Pts
Munster 3 3 0 0 14
Glasgow Warriors 3 3 0 0 13
Connacht 3 1 0 2 6
Ospreys 3 1 0 2 5
Cheetahs 3 1 0 2 5
Cardiff Blues 3 0 0 3 1
Zebre 3 0 0 3 1
Pool B
Team P W D L Pts
Leinster 3 3 0 0 15
Ulster 3 3 0 0 13
Scarlets 3 2 0 1 11
Edinburgh 3 2 0 1 10
Treviso 3 1 0 2 5
Dragons 3 1 0 2 4
Kings 3 0 0 3 0