Wednesday, 23 May, 2018

Leinster win tense 2018 Champions Cup Final

Toner right and Ryan know each other well from their time together with Ireland Toner right and Ryan know each other well from their time together with IrelandBILLY STICKLAND INPHO
Ben Pena | 13 May, 2018, 00:23

Pat Lambie then sustained a knee injury in the second minute, so French worldwide Tales, who did not feature on the team list in the morning, had to deputise.

Racing second-row Donnacha Ryan has said that his side can have no excuses for their heartbreaking Champions Cup final loss to Leinster on Saturday.

Thousands of Leinster fans have made the trip to Northern Spain for this evenings" Champions Cup Final against Racing "92 in Bilbao.

Ireland five-eighth Johnny Sexton kicked three penalties and Isa Nacewa slotted two as the Irish province added to their 2009, 2011 and 2012 triumphs in the continent's most prestigious club competition. "So delighted to come out on the right side of the result", Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster said.

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"They're no excuses, we've been playing together all year". We're under no illusions, it's a very formidable bunch of players that we'll be up against. He changed the quarter-final against Clermont and the game changed a lot when he came on against Munster. "They deserved to win", Racing coach Laurent Travers said. I think we could have won.

Racing had the chance to equalise from a drop goal at the death but Talès missed his shot and Leinster took the title.

However, Racing will have to do without their first-choice out-half-scrum-half combination, as well as their two-time World Cup winning back-up.

Tales and Racing's South African-born France flanker Bernard Le Roux were then penalised at a ruck, but Sexton went wide with a monster 48-metre penalty, mirrored shortly after by Iribaren.

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