Van der Linde, Jackman and Keane to leave Leinster

Prop CJ van der Linde, scrum-half Chris Keane and hooker Bernard Jackman will end their Leinster careers against The Ospreys in the Magner’s League Grand Final at The RDS on Saturday evening.

Jackman will follow Girvan Dempsey and Mal O’Kelly into retirement looking for his 92nd cap for the province on Saturday.

Van der Linde will return to South Africa and Keane will look for new challenges, possibly away from professional rugby.

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