Leinster Storm To Victory Over The Chiefs At The Aviva


Leinster scored 19 unanswered points to take victory in a dramatic game at home to Exeter in the European Champions Cup.

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Exeter led 17-3 at one stage in an eventful 1st half with Leinster losing both Jonathan Sexton and Ross Byrne to head injury assessments, and Cian Healy and Scott Fardy to yellow cards.

Byrne returned to the field but Sexton has missed the remainder of the game.

Ica Nacewa slotted over four straight penalties before Luke McGrath then scored Leinster’s first try of the game to give them the lead.

It finished Leinster 22 The Chiefs 17.

The fans certainly enjoyed the occasion…


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Ahead of the tie Leinster’s lead at the top of the pool was reduced to just a point after Montpellier beat Glasgow 36-26.

Elsewhere in the competition Scarlets stormed to a 31-12 win away to Treviso, Racing 92 beat  Castres 17-7 and at 5.30 Bath face Toulon.

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