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Sheahan to Start for Munster?

3rd September 2003 By Munster Rugby

Sheahan to Start for Munster?

Frankie Sheahan has been included in the 26 strong squad for Friday night’s Celtic League Opener against Leinster in Donnybrook & there is every possibility that he will run out with the starting XV.

Frankie Sheahan has been included in the 26 strong squad for Friday night’s Celtic League Opener against Leinster in Donnybrook & there is every possibility that he will run out with the starting XV.

Frankie Sheahan has been included in the 26 strong squad for Friday night’s Celtic League Opener against Leinster in Donnybrook & there is every possibility that he will run out with the starting XV.

The side also includes rugby world cup hopefuls Donnacha O’Callaghan, Alan Quinlan, Anthony foley and Rob Henderson, with Frankie Sheahan also hoping to nail down a place in Eddie O’Sullivan’s world cup squad which is due to be announced on Sunday.

Also, due to a critical situation at out half, with Ronan O’Gara on internation duty, Conrad O’Sullivan injured and a doubt over Jason Holland, Killian Keane has been brought into squad under the tournament agreement.

Munster Squad to Face Leinster:

Forwards:

James Blaney, Frankie Sheahan, Simon Kerr, Martin Cahill, Jodie Danaher, Frank Roche, Donnacha O’Callaghan, Eddie Halvey, Trevor Hogan, Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley, Jim Williams, Denis Leamy,

Backs:

Eoin Reddan, Frank Murphy, Damon Urlich, Killian Keane, Jason Holland, Jason Jones Hughes, Mike Mullins, Rob Henderson, Shaun Payne, Mossie Lawlor, Colm McMahon, Jeremy Staunton, Martin McPhail.

Leinster Squad:

15 – Christian Warner 14 – Gordon D’Arcy 13 – Kieran Lewis 12 – David Quinlan 11 – Brendan Burke 10 – Matthew Leek 9 – Brian O’Meara 1 – John Lyne 2 – Gavin Hickie 3 – Emmett Byrne 4 – Leo Cullen 5 – Ben Gissing 6 – Aidan McCullen 7 – Keith Gleeson (Captain) 8 – Des Dillon

Replacements: 16 – Niall Treston 17 – David Blaney 18 – Aidan Kearney 19 – Shane Jennings 20 – Brian O’Riordan 21 – Gary Brown 22 – John McWeeney

Munster v Leinster

Date: Friday September 5th 19:30 Venue: Donnybrook, Dublin.

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