Heineken Champions Cup: Leinster defeats Leicester to reach semis

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Leicester Tigers (0) 14
Tries:Dolly, Ashton Cons:Ford 2
Leinster (20) 23
Tries: Van der Flier, Henshaw Cons: Sexton 2 Pens:Sexton 2, Byrne

Leinster, the four-time European champions, fought back in the second half to defeat Leicester Tigers and earn their place at the Champions Cup semifinals.

Leinster was a dominant Premiership side in the first half, with Josh van der Flier scoring and Robbie Henshaw also scoring.

After the break, the Tigers came back and Chris Ashton made his way around the corner to offer hope for the Welford Road faithful.

Leinster won the match against Toulouse, despite Nic Dolly adding a second late in the game.

We will keep you posted.


Leicester Tigers: Steward; Ashton, Moroni, Porter, Potter; Ford, Youngs; Genge (capt), Montoya, Cole, Chessum, Green, Liebenberg, Reffell, Wiese.

Replacements: Dolly, Whitcombe, Heyes, Wells, Martin, Wigglesworth, Burns, Nadolo.

Leinster: Keenan; J O'Brien, Ringrose, Henshaw, Lowe; Sexton (capt), Gibson-Park; Porter, Kelleher, Furlong, Molony, Ryan, Doris, Van der Flier, Conan.

Replacements: Sheehan, Healy, Ala'Alatoa, McCarthy, Ruddock, McGrath, R Byrne, T O'Brien.

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