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Sunday, April 27, 2008

London Irish push Toulouse close with two great tries

London Irish push Toulouse close with two great tries

The first Heineken Cup semi-final on Saturday was a close affair that was fiercely contested, surprisingly for some. New kids on the block, London Irish, up against three time champions Toulouse had the French team as the odds on favourites.

But London Irish silenced their critics by proving they have a right to be there early in the first half with an impressive running display from winger Topsy Ojo.

Ojo scored a excellent try which was part of a Man of the Match performance from him in the end.

Samoan flier, Sailosi Tagicakibau did the same off first phase in the second half, giving the Englishmen hopes of their first ever Heineken Cup final.

In the end, despite French star Cedric Heymans' two missed tackles, that led to the two tries, the star-studded Toulouse outfit was too much for the Irish as they march on to yet another Heineken Cup final showdown.

For the neutral, it was great to see Toulouse have to work hard for their place in the final, which will be against the winner of Sunday's game between Munster and Saracens.

Note: We'll try get a clip of the Munster/Saracens game up as soon as possible so please bare with us

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