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Where To Watch Leinster Vs Cardiff? TV Details For The Pro14 Opener

Where To Watch Leinster Vs Cardiff? TV Details For The Pro14 Opener
Gavin Cooney
By Gavin Cooney
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The Pro14 returns this evening, as champions Leinster travel to Wales to take on the Cardiff Blues. Amid all the change to TV rights and so forth, if you are wondering where to watch Leinster vs Cardiff then read on.

Where to watch Leinster vs Cardiff? 

The game is live across two channels in Ireland: eir Sport 1 and TG4. eir's coverage kicks off at 7pm, while TG4's kicks off at 7.30pm.

What time is kick off? 

The game kicks off at the Cardiff Arms Park at 7.35pm this Friday.

What are the teams? 

Joe Tomane is included for his competitive debut for Leinster, in a side once again shorn of their top-level Irish stars. Contrary to speculation, Ross Byrne is fit to start at out-half.

Rhys Ruddock captains the side, and is joined in the back-row by the hugely promising Caelan Doris.

D Kearney, A Byrne, R O'Loughlin, J Tomane, B Daly, R Byrne, L McGrath; P Dooley, J Tracy, M Bent, R Molony, S Fardy, J Murphy, R Ruddock, C Doris.


Replacements: B Byrne, E Byrne, A Porter, M Kearney, M Deegan, J Gibson-Park, N Reid, F McFadden.


Cardiff, meanwhile, are adapting to life after Sam Warburton, who retired earlier this summer. This is their side in full:

M Morgan; J Harries, W Halaholo, R Lee-Lo, O Lane; J Evans, L Williams; B Thyer, K Dacey, D Arhip, S Davies, R Thornton, J Turnbull, E Jenkins, N Williams.

Replacements: R Gill, E Lewis, S Andrews, G Earle, O Robinson, T Williams, S Shingler, G Smith.


How angry is Stephen Jones? 

Okay, it's pretty early in the season, but he is reasonably angry at Leinster's team selection.

where to watch leinster vs cardiff

So, a reminder on where to watch Leinster vs Cardiff - it is live on TG4 and eir Sport 1, with kick off on Friday night at 7.35pm.

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