The Connacht Juniors have named their side ahead of Saturday’s Interprovincial Series opener away to Leinster.

An extended squad of 37 players from 10 junior clubs have been put through their paces at Tuam RFC over the past five weeks with Head Coach Paul Flanagan and his Assistant Coaches Sean Duignan and Darren Blade running the rule over this year’s side.

This season’s campaign kicks off tomorrow at Newbridge RFC as Connacht travel to Leinster with the following two games at home against Ulster (Ballina RFC) and Munster (Dunmore RFC).

This season’s campaign kicks off on Saturday at Newbridge RFC as Connacht travel to Leinster with the following two games at home against Ulster (Ballina RFC) and Munster (Dunmore RFC).

The full management team and fixture details are below.

Head Coach: Paul Flanagan

Assistant Coach: Sean Duignan

Assistant Coach: Darren Blade

Team Manager: Sean Higgins

Assistant Manager: Declan Slattery

Connacht team to face Leinster: Coleman Maher (Monivea RFC); Peter O Toole (Connemara RFC), Matthew Mannion (Monivea RFC), Mike Allen (Ballina RFC), Enda Hogan (Monivea RFC); Seamie Fahy (Monivea RFC),          Mickey Murphy (Ballina RFC) (C); Padraig Mannion (Monivea RFC), Ger Fahy (Monivea RFC), Adam Bourke (Westport RFC), Vinnie Lally (Monivea RFC), Marty Cummins (Dunmore RFC), Stephen Joyce (Monivea RFC), Fergal Tully (Ballina RFC), Roy Stanley (NUIG RFC).

Replacements: Shane Faulkner (NUIG RFC), Eugene Conroy (Connemara RFC), Cormac Grodan (Westport RFC), TJ Berry (Connemara RFC), Jack Winters (Ballinrobe RFC), Alan Tierney (Tuam RFC), Ryan Guilfoyle (NUIG RFC), Ian Murphy (Tuam RFC).

Fixtures

Saturday, April 29

Leinster Juniors v Connacht Juniors, Newbridge RFC, 2.30pm;

Saturday, May 6

Connacht Juniors v Ulster Juniors, Ballina RFC, 2.30pm;

Saturday, May 13

Connacht Juniors v Munster Juniors, Dunmore RFC, 2.30pm;

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