12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Due to current injury 'mini-crisis' facing the Leinster team, yesterday's team announcement was delayed until 12 noon today. A full team announcement is expected later today or else first thing tomorrow morning.
Leinster Lions v Biarritz Olympique
G Dempsey; D Hickie/P McKenna, B O'Driscoll, S Horgan/D Quinlan, G D'Arcy; C Warner, B O'Meara; R Corrigan/E Byrne, S Byrne/G Hickie, P Coyle/E Byrne, L Cullen, M O'Kelly, E Miller, K Gleeson/A McCullen, V Costello
Replacements; P Coyle/N Treston, G Hickie/D Blaney, A Kearney, A McCullen/L Toland, B O'Riordan, N Spooner, D Quinlan/P Wallace/P McKenna
N Brusque; P Bernat-Salles, M Stcherbina, J Isaac, P Bidabe; J Peyrelongue, D Yachvili; M Fitzgerald, J-M Gonzalez (capt), D Avril, D Couzinet, O Roumat, S Betsen, T Lievremont, C Milheres
Replacements: J Campo, B Gallais, O Nauroy, O Tonita, L Mazas, G Bousses, M Etcheverria
Referee: Steve Lander (England)
Munster v Leicester Tigers
J Staunton; J Kelly, M Mullins, AN Other, A Horgan; R O'Gara, P Stringer; M Horan, F Sheahan, J Hayes, D O'Callaghan, P O'Connell, J Williams (capt), A Quinlan, A Foley
Replacements; S Kerr, J Blaney, M O'Driscoll, D Leamy, D Malone, AN Other, D Crotty
T Stimpson; G Murphy, L Lloyd, R Kafer, S Booth; A Healey, T Tierney; P Freshwater, D West, D Garforth, M Johnson (capt), B Kay, M Corry, N Back, W Johnson
Replacements; G Chuter, F Tournaire, J Kronfeld, A Balding, H Ellis, S Vesty, F Tuilagi
Referee: Nigel Williams (Wales)