Saturday 25 March 2017

Video: Dave Kearney a victim of the dreaded nightmare bounce ahead of Wasps try

Christian Wade of Wasps (L) celebrates scoring a try with Joe Launchbury during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena on November 15, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Christian Wade of Wasps (L) celebrates scoring a try with Joe Launchbury during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leinster Rugby and Wasps at the RDS Arena on November 15, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Wasps have a 23-6 lead to defend in the second half of their Champions Cup clash with Leinster after Ireland international Dave Kearney was the victim of an awful slice of misfortune.

Playing into the breeze, Leinster were trailing 9-6 and in a manageable position when Kearney allowed a clearance kick to bounce erratically and Christain Wade slipped in for the try.

Wasps led 16-6 at the break and have added a second try through Joe Simpson to give them a 17-point lead.

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