Four debutants for Leinster
September 2, 2005

Leinster have named four debutants in their team to face the Ospreys in their opening Celtic League game of the season at the Swansea Regional Rugby Stadium on Sunday.

There is an entirely new front row with Ronan McCormack lining up alongside fellow close season captures Bernard Jackman and Will Green while Ireland Under-19 captain Robert Kearney has been named on the wing after impressing in pre-season.
The side will be captained by Felipe Contepomi while Brian O'Meara will partner Christian Warner at half-back and Kieran Lewis returns to the backline to start at outside centre.

In the pack Des Dillon and Eric Miller make their first starts of the season and Miller will form part of a strong back three alongside Keith Gleeson and Ciaran Potts who impressed in last weekend's game against Northampton.

Leinster:
15: Girvan Dempsey
14: Brendan Burke
13: Kieran Lewis
12: Felipe Contepomi (Captain)
11: Robert Kearney
10: Christian Warner
9: Brian O'Meara
1: Ronan McCormack
2: Bernard Jackman
3: Will Green
4: Des Dillon
5: Ben Gissing
6: Ciaran Potts
7: Keith Gleeson
8: Eric Miller

Replacements:
16: Emmett Byrne
17: David Blaney
18: Simon Crawford
19: Jamie Heaslip
20: Guy Easterby
21: Eoghan Hickey
22: Gary Brown

Referee: Rob Dickson (S.R.U.)

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