Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers v Connacht, Sunday December 19th, Welford Road (kick-off 1pm, BT Sport).
Connacht have welcomed back six internationals for their Champions Cup game against Leicester Tigers at the Sportsground on Sunday at Welford Road.
Bundee Aki starts his first game for Connacht in over two months, returning from injury to partner Sammy Arnold at centre. Tiernan O’Halloran is also included, starting at fullback with Alex Wootton and John Porch named on the wings. After coming off the bench last week, Kieran Marmion starts at scrumhalf alongside captain Jack Carty.
Three further internationals – hooker Dave Heffernan, prop Finlay Bealham and lock Ultan Dillane – are also drafted into the pack. Matthew Burke and Niall Murr …