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Leo Cullen has named his Leinster team for Saturday's Guinness PRO14 visit to Parma to face Zebre.

After a week off last weekend Leinster are back in action in Italy following three wins from three in their opening rounds of the Guinness PRO14. Cullen has made four changes to the team that accounted for Edinburgh in Round 3.

There are a couple of changes in the backs with two new wingers starting on Saturday. Adam Byrne comes in on the right wing. Cian Kelleher has his first competitive start of the season in his second stint with his home province. Kelleher will wear the number eleven shirt.

Hugo Keenan retains his place ta full back, while Joe Tomane and Rory O'Loughlin maintain their centre partnership. The half-back pairing will again be Jamieson Gibson-Park and Ross Byrne.

In the pack, James Tracy makes his first competitive start of the year at hooker. Peter Dooley and Michael Bent will be either side of Tracy. In the second row Ross Molony comes into the side alongside skipper Scott Fardy.

Max Deegan will win his 50th cap for Leinster when he pulls on the number 8 shirt. Josh Murphy and Scott Penny will be alongside him in the back row.

Leinster will be looking to maintain their perfect record against Zebre in the Guinness PRO14. The head to head currently reads played twelve, won twelve for the reigning champions.

The action gets underway at 6.15 at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Saturday evening.

Leinster Rugby

15. Hugo Keenan (8)
14. Adam Byrne (53)
13. Rory O’Loughlin (64)
12. Joe Tomane (16)
11. Cian Kelleher (7)
10. Ross Byrne (74)
9. Jamison Gibson-Park (73)
1. Peter Dooley (64)
2. James Tracy (95)
3. Michael Bent (127)
4. Ross Molony (85)
5. Scott Fardy (46) CAPTAIN
6. Josh Murphy (24)
7. Scott Penny (7)
8. Max Deegan (49)

16. Bryan Byrne (42)
17. Michael Milne (3)
18. Vakh Abdaladze (10)
19. Ryan Baird (1)
20. Caelan Doris (19)
21. Hugh O’Sullivan (15)
22. Harry Byrne (3)
23. Jimmy O’Brien (9)

Referee: Craig Evans (WRU)


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