Sat 28 May 2022 | 05:30

RECAP: Leinster v La Rochelle

RECAP: Leinster v La Rochelle
Sat 28 May 2022 | 05:30
RECAP: Leinster v La Rochelle
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the European Cup Final between Leinster and La Rochelle at Stade Vélodrome, Marseille.

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This will be just the second meeting between Leinster and Stade Rochelais in the Champions Cup, with Stade Rochelais winning their semifinal encounter last season (32-23).

It will be the fifth time that an Irish team has faced a Top 14 club in the Final, with Irish sides having won on each of the previous four occasions.

* To read our pre-match predictions, CLICK HERE!

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Teams

Leinster: 15 Hugo Keenan, 14 Jimmy O’Brien, 13 Garry Ringrose, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 James Lowe, 10 Johnny Sexton (captain), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Jack Conan, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Caelan Doris, 5 James Ryan, 4 Ross Molony, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 2 Ronan Kelleher, 1 Andrew Porter.
Replacements: 16 Dan Sheehan, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Michael Ala’alatoa, 19 Joe McCarthy, 20 Rhys Ruddock, 21 Luke McGrath, 22 Ross Byrne, 23 Ciaran Frawley.

Stade Rochelais: 15 Brice Dulin, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Jérémy Sinzelle, 12 Jonathan Danty, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Ihaia West, 9 Thomas Berjon, 8 Grégory Alldritt (captain), 7 Matthias Haddad, 6 Wiaan Liebenberg, 5 Will Skelton, 4 Thomas Lavault, 3 Uini Atonio, 2 Pierre Bourgarit, 1 Dany Priso.
Replacements: 16 Facundo Bosch, 17 Reda Wardi, 18 Joel Sclavi, 19 Romain Sazy, 20 Rémi Bourdeau, 21 Arthur Retiere, 22 Levani Botia, 23 Jules Favre.

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Christophe Ridley (England)
TMO: Tom Foley (England)

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PV: 11
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