Thursday 19 October 2017

'True inspirations' - Supporters pay tribute to departing Leinster legends Gordon D'Arcy and Shane Jennings

Gordon D'Arcy gets a hug from his father John after his last home appearance for the club.
Gordon D'Arcy gets a hug from his father John after his last home appearance for the club.
Shane Jennings waves to the crowd at half time, during his last home appearence for the club.
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On a night when Leinster struggled to see off second-from-bottom Treviso in the Dublin rain, two long-serving players made their farewells in front of an appreciative home crowd.

Shane Jennings and Gordon D'Arcy were rightly lauded for their contributions in a blue jersey, helping their home province to unprecedented success.

Shane Jennings waves to the crowd at half time, during his last home appearence for the club.
Shane Jennings waves to the crowd at half time, during his last home appearence for the club.

Tributes on Twitter poured in for the pair and here is a flavour of the reaction.

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