Dan Leavy named in Leinster team for trip to Edinburgh
Joe Tomane makes his first Leinster start since injuring his hamstring in November
Dan Leavy is back in the Leinster team for this weekend’s Pro14 trip to Edinburgh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
Ciarán Frawley comes in to the team at fullback for his first start in the number 15 jersey, with Fergus McFadden on the right wing and Barry Daly on the left.
Luke McGrath is also back from a knee injury to take his place at scrumhalf with Ross Byrne outside him at number 10.
On the bench Nick McCarthy is the final player to make a welcome return from injury with the 23 year old selected for the first time since November.
Leinster: Ciarán Frawley; Fergus McFadden, Noel Reid, Joe Tomane, Barry Daly; Ross Byrne, Luke McGrath; Ed Byrne, Seán Cronin, Michael Bent; Josh Murphy, Mick Kearney; Rhys Ruddock (Capt), Dan Leavy, Max Deegan.
Edinburgh: D Fife; D Graham, J Johnstone, M Scott, D van der Merwe; J van der Walt, H Pyrgos (capt); P Schoeman, R Ford, WP Nel; F McKenzie, B Toolis; J Barclay, H Watson, V Mata.
Replacements: C Fenton, A Dell, S Berghan, C Hunter-Hill, M Bradbury, C Shiel, S Hickey, C Dean.
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)