The Leinster squad to face Wasps in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Pool 2 clash in the RDS (KO: 5.30pm) has been named.

Try scorers from last weekend Rocky Elsom, Felipe Contepomi, Brian O’Driscoll and Shane Horgan are all included in the initial squad.

In all there were three Heineken Cup debutants for Leinster last weekend – Elsom, Devin Toner and CJ van der Linde who all started in the 27-16 victory over Edinburgh.

The team is expected to be named on Friday afternoon.

Meanwhile, over 16,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday’s game and tickets are available from Spar (Donnybrook) as well as online at


FORWARDS: Cian Healy, Ronan McCormack, Bernard Jackman, John Fogarty, CJ van der Linde, Stan Wright, Leo Cullen, Trevor Hogan, Malcolm O’Kelly, Devin Toner, Rocky Elsom, Cameron Jowitt, Sean O’Brien, Shane Jennings, Jamie Heaslip, Stephen Keogh

BACKS: Chris Keane, Chris Whitaker, Jonathan Sexton, Luke Fitzgerald, Simon Keogh, Felipe Contepomi, Brian O’Driscoll, Gary Brown, Shane Horgan, Girvan Dempsey, Rob Kearney