Rugby

Byrne brothers named in Leinster squad to face Dragons in PRO 14

Lots of local interest here

Carlow Twins Bryan and Edward Byrne are both named in the Leinster squad for their first game of the PRO 14 season tomorrow.

They take on Bernard Jackmans Dragons with Ed Byrne starting inn the front row with Bryan on the bench.

Leinster welcome back some internationals too with Johnny Sexton captaining the side, Rob Kearney comes in at full back, Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose are partnered for the first time this season in the centre.

Scott Fardy is joined by James Ryan in the second row and Josh van der Flier gets his first game since injuring his ACL in February.

Leinster Rugby (caps in brackets):

15. Rob Kearney (197)
14. Jordan Larmour (23)
13. Garry Ringrose (50)
12. Robbie Henshaw (25)
11. Dave Kearney (123)
10. Johnny Sexton (148) CAPTAIN
9. Jamison Gibson-Park (53)
1. Ed Byrne (24)
2. Seán Cronin (154)
3. Andrew Porter (32)
4. Scott Fardy (23)
5. James Ryan (15)
6. Max Deegan (23)
7. Josh van der Flier (60)
8. Jack Conan (75)

16. Bryan Byrne (27)
17. Peter Dooley (49)
18. Tadhg Furlong (85)
19. Ross Molony (65)
20. Caelan Doris (2)
21. Hugh O’Sullivan (0)
22. Noel Reid (101)
23. Joe Tomane (2)