Leinster recall Ireland trio but James Ryan not one of them
Leinster claimed a 26-21 first-leg win over the westerners at the Sportsground in Galway. Two James Lowe tries in the space of four minutes saw Leinster lead 18-11 at half-time, the visitors finding their groove in the second quarter after John Porch’s early effort had provided the fireworks for Connacht.
Now Leo Cullen’s Leinster side will have significant reinforcements going into this weekend’s second leg.
“Prop Milne is yet to make an appearance in this campaign and will be a welcome addition as the squad prepare for a busy window of action.”
However there is no return yet for Ireland second row James Ryan, who is continuing to recover from a concussion sustained during the Guinness Six Nations. He has however taken part in non-contact Leinster training this month in UCD.
A 14-man Toulouse will take a deficit into the corresponding fixture in Ravenhill this weekend.
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