Leinster warned to fear ‘alien’ Dupont as Toulouse seek sixth Champions Cup

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  • ‘He’s not from earth, he’s an alien,’ says teammate Meafou
  • Teams meet for Europe’s premier club trophy on Saturday

Toulouse are warning Leinster to beware the man they call “The ­Martian” as the French champions seek to reinforce their reputation as the world’s pre-eminent club side. Even Antoine Dupont’s own teammates cannot believe their scrum-half’s extraordinary ability and reckon the opposition will struggle to subdue him in the Champions Cup final on Saturday.

The world’s best player is also due to showcase his talents for France at the Olympics this summer but his first priority is to help Toulouse to become the first club to lift Europe’s premier club trophy for a sixth time.

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Written by Robert Kitson
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/may/22/leinster-antoine-dupont-toulouse-champions-cup-final under the title “Leinster warned to fear ‘alien’ Dupont as Toulouse seek sixth Champions Cup”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.