Luis Suarez played a vital role in helping Barcelona beat Paris St Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie last night.The former Liverpool striker scored twice, nutmegging ex-Chelsea defender David Luiz on both occasions.Porto shocked the favourites Bayern Munich – also winning 3-1 – in the night’s other game. The second legs of those games take place on Tuesday.
The Munster player is one of 17 forwards included in the 31 man panel….along with 14 backs. Other provincial representation includes Captain Paul O’Connell, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo. Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong also looks set to travel, despite only winning his first Test cap during last Saturday’s loss to Wales. Only two scrum half’s have been included in the squad.Eoin Reddan and Conor Murray travel while Isacc Boss and Kieran Marmion lose out.In the back three Andrew Trimble is left at home while Darren Cave is brought to cover the centre.