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Jimmy O'Brien celebrates with Sam Prendergast and Max Deegan after Leinster's fifth try. Ben Brady/INPHO
URC Report

Prendergast pulls the strings as Leinster claim bonus-point win over Connacht

Leo Cullen’s team scored five tries at the RDS.

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Leinster 33

Connacht 7

LEINSTER WILL TOP the URC table overnight after signing off at the RDS with a comfortable 33-7 defeat of Connacht.

This was the final game at the RDS before redevelopment works at the stadium and the home side marked the occasion by putting five tries on a Connacht side who looked ready for the summer break, with Jack Conan, Jimmy O’Brien (2), Ciarán Frawley, and Dan Sheehan all crossing for the hosts.


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