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Kearney brothers to start for Leinster

Updated: Friday, 13 Jan 2012 14:28

Leinster's David Kearney is set to make his Heineken Cup debut at Firhill
Leinster's David Kearney is set to make his Heineken Cup debut at Firhill

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The Leinster team to face Glasgow Warriors in Sunday’s Heineken Cup encounter at Firhill has been named.

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Rob Kearney starts at full back in a back three which also includes his younger brother David - with the 22-year-old set to make his Heineken Cup debut in what will be his 29th Leinster appearance - and Isa Nacewa.

Scrum-half Eoin Reddan links up with Jonathan Sexton - who is a single point shy of 700 career provincial points in 84 appearances to date - at half back.

In the pack which includes eight Ireland internationals, Shane Jennings starts alongside Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip in the back row with Devin Toner partnering skipper Leo Cullen at second row.

Leinster team to play Glasgow Warriors in the Heineken Cup on Sunday at Firhill, kick-off 12.45pm:

R Kearney, David Kearney, F McFadden, G D'Arcy, I Nacewa, J Sexton, E Reddan, C Healy, S Cronin, M Ross, L Cullen (captain), D Toner, S O’Brien, S Jennings, J Heaslip.

Replacements:

A Dundon, H van der Merwe, N White, D Browne, R Ruddock, I Boss, I Madigan, E O’Malley.

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