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Leinster v Edinburgh


An Tarbh

Leinster will be looking to consolidate their lead at the top of the table with the visit of Edinburgh, which they should do if they replicate the form of those 20 minutes against the Scarlets in their last match, not the first half performance though and given that Edinburgh are our bogey team this is definitely a potential banana skin.

Leinster: Rob Kearney, Gary Brown, Kieran Lewis, Christian Warner, Michael Berne, Felipe Contepomi (capt), Chris Whitaker, Ronan McCormack, Bernard Jackman, Will Green, Trevor Hogan, Devin Toner, Stephen Keogh, Niall Ronan, Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements: AN Other, Brian Blaney, Adam Byrnes, Owen Finegan, Guy Easterby, Jonathan Sexton, Fergus McFadden.

Edinburgh: Lucio Lopez Fleming, Matt Dey, Ben Cairns, Duncan Hodge (captain), Simon Webster, Alistair Warnock, John Senio, Allister Hogg, Ross Rennie, Alasdair Strokosch, Chris Bentley, Matt Mustchin, Geoff Cross, Andrew Kelly, Alasdair Dickinson.
Replacements: Steven Lawrie, Allan Jacobsen, David Young, Simon Cross, Fraser McKenzie, Greig Laidlaw, Peter Jorgensen
This one sounds like a missed opportunity, only caught the opening few minutes but we were all over Edinburgh like a rash, didn't take the opportunities though, need to be getting the full 5 in these game to have a chance at winning the league considering the amount of away games we finish with.
From what I read it seemed like it was a poor game with both sides stuggling cause of the sheer numbers of international players missing. We had 9 players away, and one injured, out of our normal starting XV. How many players did Leinster miss?
We were only missing 7, still enough but given some of the performances that we've put in without the internationals it sounds like a dissappointing performance from Leinster