The Leinster squad to face the Leicester Tigers in Saturday's Heineken Cup final at Murrayfield (KO: 5pm) has been named.
Leo Cullen, Rocky Elsom and Brian O'Driscoll return to the squad for Saturday's final in Edinburgh and are named alongside the likes of Gordon D'Arcy, Luke Fitzgerald, Jamie Heaslip, Shane Horgan and Isa Nacewa in a strong panel.
Rob Kearney is also included after making his comeback from illness as are the likes of Devin Toner, Simon Keogh, Ronan McCormack, Trevor Hogan, Sean O'Brien and Fergus McFadden who were all involved last weekend.
Meanwhile, the Blue Province campaign is underway this week with clubs, schools, pubs and individuals eager to show their support for the team.
Over 50 clubs have signed up for the "Blue Leinster" packs and anyone who can't make it to Edinburgh this weekend is encouraged to attend will their nearest participating club and get behind the team. Primary and Secondary schools throughout Leinster are being encouraged to wear blue on Friday to show their support for the team.
As a result of unprecedented demand, flags and posters have been distributed to pubs around the province.
Anyone taking part in Blue Province, and decorating their home, school, local pub or rugby club should send in photos to email@example.com to be featured on www.leinsterrugby.ie
Leinster squad to face Leicester Tigers...
FORWARDS (14): Cian Healy, Ronan McCormack, John Fogarty, Bernard Jackman, Stephen Knoop, Stan Wright, Leo Cullen, Trevor Hogan, Malcolm O'Kelly, Devin Toner, Rocky Elsom, Shane Jennings, Sean O'Brien, Jamie Heaslip
BACKS (12): Chris Keane, Simon Keogh, Chris Whitaker, Jonathan Sexton, Luke Fitzgerald, Rob Kearney, Gordon D'Arcy, Fergus McFadden, Brian O'Driscoll, Shane Horgan, Girvan Dempsey, Isa Nacewa
REFEREE: Nigel Owens (WRU), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Nigel Whitehouse (WRU), Hugh Watkins (WRU), 4th OFFICIAL: Christophe Berdos (FFR), 5th OFFICIAL: Andy McPherson (ARU), TMO: Tim Hayes (WRU)
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.