Leinster stride into semi-final as Garry Ringrose sparks demolition of Leicester

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  • Quarter-final: Leinster 55-24 Leicester
  • Ringrose scores opening try after 74 seconds

Let’s just say Dublin is not the happiest of English hunting grounds right now. Leicester did at least avoid any red cards but, as with England in the Six Nations last month, there was never any danger of an eye-catching away win. Leinster are into the last four of the Champions Cup and now await either Toulouse or Sharks in the semi-finals.

If the stadium atmosphere was several notches down from the grand slam decider on St Patrick’s weekend, this remains a mighty tough place for opposing sides to come and two first-half tries and a quality all-round display from the excellent Garry Ringrose duly kept the Irish province on track for a dream home final on this same stretch of turf next month.

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Written by Robert Kitson at the Aviva Stadium
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