Wales release three internationals as Scarlets face Leinster

Wales internationals Martin Roberts, Jonathan Davies and Ken Owens have been released for their key Magners League match against Leinster at the RDS on Saturday.

Wales internationals Martin Roberts, Jonathan Davies and Ken Owens have been released for their key Magners League match against Leinster at the RDS on Saturday.

After Leinster did the double on the Scarlets in the Heineken Cup in December, Nigel Davies’ side will be looking to put the record straight and gain some valuable Magners League points in their bid to climb the table and secure a place in Europe next season.

The Scarlets beat the European Champions 18-16 in the opening Magners League game of the season back in early September at Parc y Scarlets and they can also call on experienced Wallaby David Lyons at number eight.

THE SCARLETS (v Leinster): Dan Newton; Daniel Evans, Regan King, Jon Davies Andy Fenby; Rhys Priestland, Martin Roberts; Iestyn Thomas, Ken Owens, Deacon Manu, Dominic Day, Damian Welch, Rob McCusker, Johnathan Edwards David Lyons (capt).

Replacements: Phil John, Emyr Phillips, Rhys Thomas, Vernon Cooper, Josh Turnbull, Tavis Knoyle, Gareth Maule.

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