Leinster and Munster name teams for PRO14 games

Leinster and Munster have named their teams for their respective Guinness PRO14 ties tomorrow.

Leinster have welcomed back a number of Irish internationals for their clash with Southern Kings, which is the first ever PRO14 game in South Africa.

Joey Carbery has recovered from injury to start at full-back, with Adam Byrne on the right wing and Dave Kearney taking the number 11 jersey.

Head coach Leo Cullen has also confirmed that Isa Nacewa and Jamison Gibson-Park will rejoin the squad on Sunday after obtaining the necessary visas.

The duo flew back to Dublin after they were initially denied entry to Johannesburg, but will now make the long trip back ahead of next week's clash with the Cheetahs.

Leinster: Joey Carbery, Adam Byrne, Rory O'Loughlin, Noel Reid, Dave Kearney; Ross Byrne, Luke McGrath; Ed Byrne, Seán Cronin, Andrew Porter; Ross Molony, James Ryan; Rhys Ruddock, Jordi Murphy, Jack Conan.

Replacements: James Tracy, Cian Healy, Michael Bent, Mick Kearney, Josh van der Flier, Nick McCarthy, Cathal Marsh, Jordan Larmour.

Meanwhile, Munster head coach Rassie Erasmus has made just the one change for their clash with the Ospreys, with Tyler Bleyendaal returning to captain the side at fly-half.

Munster: Andrew Conway, Darren Sweetnam, Chris Farrell, Jaco Taute, Alex Wootton; Tyler Bleyendaal - capt., Duncan Williams; Liam O’Connor, Rhys Marshall, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland; Sean O’Connor, Tommy O’Donnell, Jack O’Donoghue.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, James Cronin, John Ryan, Fineen Wycherley, Robin Copeland, James Hart, Rory Scannell, Simon Zebo.

Tonight, in the PRO14 there's three ties down for decision.

Ulster play host to the Scarlets from 7.30pm, five minutes later Connacht take on the Dragons, and at the same time Edinburgh face Treviso.


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