Olivia Brown returns to the front row to partner her sister Rosemary and nineteen year old Joy Neville makes her full debut at Number Eight. Edel Coen and Wendy Keenan move to the substitutes. In the backs Rachel Tucker moves to the wing in place of Theresa Nolan who has taken up a rugby scholarship in France and former Connacht International Jjennifer O'Leary moves into second centre. A fit again Maeve Quirke starts on the bench in place of Maria Goff and Midleton's Clare O'Leary debuts as part of the substitutes.
1. Olivia Brown Shannon 2. Elaine Collins UL Bohs 3 Rosemary Brown Shannon 4 Rosie Foley Shannon 5 Aisling O Brien Clonakilty 6 Monica Dunn Shannon 7 Fiona Steed (Captain) Shannon 8 Joy Neville Shannon 9 Louise Beamish UL Bohs 10 Vivian Boland Shannon 11 Lynn Cantwell UL Bohemians 12 Patrique Kelly (Vice Capt) UL Bohs 13 Jennifer O Leary UL Bohs 14 Rachel Tucker Shannon 15 Amanda Greensmith Shannon 16 Edel Coen Highfield 17. Regina O Reilly Shannon 18 Maeve Quirke UL Bohs 19 Wendy Keenan Shannon 20. Eilis Cowhey Shannon 21. Alison Donnelly Highfield 22. Clare O Leary Midleton
MUNSTER V LEINSTER
Carlow, September 14, 2002, 2.30