Leinster bolstered by Lions duo

Leinster bolstered by Lions duo

British & Irish Lions Gordon D'Arcy and Nathan Hines are included in the Leinster squad to play the Dragons in Saturday's Magners League clash at the RDS (KO: 7pm).

Hooker Bernard Jackman joins the squad along with promising Academy backs David Kearney and Brendan Macken.

Summer signings Shaun Berne and Mike Ross, who made their competitive debuts last week, are also included. The starting line-up is expected to be named on Friday lunchtime.

LEINSTER SQUAD (v Dragons):

BACKS: Shaun Berne, Gordon D'Arcy, Shane Horgan, Chris Keane, David Kearney, Simon Keogh, Brendan Macken, Fergus McFadden, Niall Morris, Isa Nacewa, Paul O'Donohoe, Jonathan Sexton

FORWARDS: Leo Cullen, John Fogarty, Jason Harris-Wright, Cian Healy, Nathan Hines, Bernard Jackman, Shane Jennings, Stephen Keogh, Ronan McCormack, Kevin McLaughlin, Sean O'Brien, Malcolm O'Kelly, Mike Ross, Devin Toner, Stan Wright.

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