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Leinster up and running with two incredible tries inside the first five minutes

BY Philip Bendon  ·  Saturday May 20, 2023

Four time Heineken Champions Cup winners Leinster Rugby have got their final rematch with La Rochelle off to the best possible start.

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Winning an early line-out, British and Irish Lions number eight Jack Conan split the La Rochelle defence before offloading to an on rushing Dan Sheehan.

Quite possibly the most athletic hooker in international rugby, Sheehan was never going to be stopped as he scurried away for a superb score.

Three minutes Later Leinster would score again on the back of a pinpoint 50/22 from James Lowe.

From the line-out Leinster would go through a few quick phases before Jimmy O’Brien finished in the opposite corner.

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