EFFICIENT, clinical Leinster kicked off their challenge for a fifth European crown with a smart five-try victory at Montpellier.
Leinster’s rugby IQ was so far beyond that of the Top 14 side that it was in a different equation.
Everything Leinster did was clever and calculated. In comparison, the French side hustled, but while their workrate was commendable, they were way behind in thought and deed.
When this match kicked off, French teams were four for four in the Champions Cup, with Bordeaux, Toulouse, Clermont, and Toulon all winning their opening games.
Adding to that tally was always ...
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