Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening
Leinster Looking For 4th European Title This Evening
Leinster Defeat Racing 92 To Become European Champions!
13 May, 2018, 01:08
Wicklow man Leo Cullen made history today as the first rugby player to win the European Champions Cup as both manager and player. We're under no illusions, it's a very formidable bunch of players that we'll be up against.
The former Crusaders star has two Rugby World Cups to his name and is an icon in world rugby, but humility remains his calling card, with Racing still in the hunt for the Top 14 title.
"Just the power that Racing have in their squad and the depth of experience that they have as well". Fourth choice because starting fly-half was Pat Lambie injured early on, while Dan Carter and Machenaud were ruled out before the game began.
Carter will be hoping to bow out with a winner's medal when he brings the curtain down on his European rugby adventure at the Bilbao final.
Carter, now 36, racked up a world record 1,598 points in 112 Tests for the All Blacks, with a winning percentage of 88.4 percent.
He accepted full responsibility for the team's performances after almost four years in charge, and travelled the world to broaden his rugby experience before joining Leinster two years ago.
But he said Carter would come on during the game and would be an enormous threat. Leinster were even better in the last-four as they dominated Scarlets, scoring five tries in their 38-16 win.
Leinster certainly did not have it easy in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup with a tie against Saracens - the winners of the competition for the last two years.
"In my first one I knew the guys around me had been to a final before and lost it, I was thinking some of our aging players might not get another shot and it was that weight of expectation that you wanted them to go out as a European Cup victor".
It looked as though the French side might have been about to edge the boys in blue when Teddi Iribaren scored his fourth penalty of the day with just ten minutes to go.
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Fans who have supported the Irish team in the shorter formats of the game will turn out in force to watch this historic occasion. He debuted in the third ODI in Abu Dhabi and anchored a successful run-chase, cracking his maiden global ton while at it.
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