No Johnny Sexton in Leinster s...


No Johnny Sexton in Leinster squad for Munster clash

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Johnny Sexton has been left out of Leinster's squad for their United Rugby Championship clash with Munster tomorrow.

The game at Thomond Park - which kicks off at 7pm - sees Leinster welcome a number of Irish internationals back to their starting XV.

Garry Ringrose captains the side in the centre, where he's partnered by Robbie Henshaw.

Jamison Gibson Park also returns, while there's a powerful backrow with Caelan Doris, Josh Van Der Flier and Jack Conan.

Munster also welcome back some big names.

The 9/10 partnership is Conor Murray and Joey Carbery, while Peter O'Mahony captains the team.

Connacht, meanwhile, welcome back Mack Hansen and Finlay Bealham to their line-up for the meeting with Benetton.

Iain Henderson captains Ulster for their duel with the Bulls in South Africa.

Leinster team (vs Munster): Hugo Keenan, Jimmy O’Brien, Garry Ringrose (c), Robbie Henshaw, James Lowe, Ross Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park; Ed Byrne, James Tracy,  Michael Ala’alatoa, Devin Toner, Jack Dunne, Caelan Doris, Josh van der Flier, Jack Conan.

Munster team (vs Leinster): Matt Gallagher; Calvin Nash, Chris Farrell, Damian de Allende, Shane Daly; Joey Carbery, Conor Murray; Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Jason Jenkins, Fineen Wycherley; Peter O’Mahony (c), Chris Cloete, Gavin Coombes.

Connacht team (vs Benetton): Tiernan O’Halloran, John Porch, Tom Farrell, Sammy Arnold, Mack Hansen, Jack Carty (c), Kieran Marmion; Matthew Burke, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Niall Murray, Leva Fifita, Cian Prendergast, Conor Oliver, Paul Boyle.

Ulster team (vs Bulls): Mike Lowry, Ben Moxham, James Hume, Luke Marshall, Ethan McIlroy, Ian Madigan, Nathan Doak; Andrew Warwick, Brad Roberts, Marty Moore, Kieran Treadwell, Iain Henderson (c), Jordi Murphy, Nick Timoney, Duane Vermeulen.

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