Duffy returns to the Connacht squad

Connacht have announced a 22-man squad ahead of their Magners League derby clash with Leinster at Donnybrook on Saturday, kick-off 5.15pm.

Connacht have announced a 22-man squad ahead of their Magners League derby clash with Leinster at Donnybrook on Saturday, kick-off 5.15pm.

The squad shows four changes to that which beat Border Reivers last time out at the Sportsground.

Gavin Duffy has been named in the squad for the first time since returning to Connacht from Harlequins three weeks ago. Andrew Farley, John Fogarty and Conor McPhillips have been passed fit to play, having overcome their injuries, and they are named in the squad in place of Conor O’Loughlin, Conor Muldoon, Ryan Strudwick and Peter Durcan.

The team to face Leinster will be announced on Friday at noon.

Connacht squad (v Leinster): Gavin Duffy, Andrew Farley, Adrian Flavin, John Fogarty, David Gannon, John Hearty, Ray Hogan, Chris Keane, Stephen Knoop, Matt Lacey, Mark McHugh, Conor McPhillips, John Muldoon, Ray Ofisa, Colm Rigney, Daniel Riordan, David Slemen, Michael Swift, Paul Warwick, Brett Wilkinson, Gavin Williams, Darren Yapp.

Not considered due to injury: Ronan Loughney (knee), Keith Matthews (knee), Matt Mostyn (knee), Brendan O'Connor (arm), Conor O’Loughlin (hip), Ted Robinson (hamstring), Tom Tierney (ankle).

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