Leinster Make Six Changes To Team To Face Montpellier

Leinster Make Six Changes To Team To Face Montpellier
Andrew Lowth
Andrew Lowth

19 Jan 2018

Johnny Sexton is among the players to be rested for Leinster in the final pool game of their Champions Cup campaign.

Leo Cullen has made six changes in total to his side for the clash away to French Top 14 leaders Montpellier, with Isa Nacewa captaining the side. 

Ross Byrne will come in at out-half with the returning Joey Carbery on the bench.

Second-row Scott Fardy has also been rested for the clash, and he's replaced by James Ryan.

Rob Kearney comes back into the side at full back, with Jordan Larmour moving to the wing and Fergus McFadden on the bench, meaning James Lowe makes his second start in Europe in a row.

Dan Leavy comes into the back row, replacing Jordi Murphy and he'll start alongside Josh Van Der Flier and Jack Conan.

The team in full is as follows: