Jennings to captain young Leinster side against Glasgow

Shane Jennings will lead a Leinster team with plenty of youth behind the scrum against the Glasgow Warriors in Saturday evening's RaboDirect PRO12 clash in Firhill (6pm).

Shane Jennings will lead a Leinster team with plenty of youth behind the scrum against the Glasgow Warriors in Saturday evening's RaboDirect PRO12 clash in Firhill (6pm).

Isa Nacewa, who has now scored 105 points in 12 PRO12 games so far this season, continues in the back three alongside Fionn Carr and David Kearney, with Brendan Macken resuming his centre partnership with Colm O'Shea who started the 42-8 victory over Benetton Treviso two weeks ago.

At half back, Ireland international Isaac Boss again partners Ian Madigan who is the tournament's second top try scorer this season with 6.

Meanwhile, Heinke van der Merwe joins Richardt Strauss and Nathan White in the front row with Mullingar second row Mark Flanagan set to earn his sixth Leinster cap when he lines up alongside Damian Browne at lock.

Jennings is joined by Dominic Ryan and Leo Auva'a in the back row.

Andrew Conway takes his place amongst a replacements bench which also includes the likes of Eoin O'Malley and Devin Toner.

Leinster (v Glasgow): I Nacewa; D Kearney, B Macken, C O’Shea, F Carr; I Madigan, I Boss; H van der Merwe, R Strauss, N White; D Browne, M Flanagan; D Ryan, S Jennings, L Auva’a.

Replacements: A Dundon, J McGrath, J Hagan, D Toner, J Murphy, J Cooney, E O’Malley, A Conway.

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