Saturday 24 March 2018

Peter Bills: Contepomi backs old team to tame Tigers in crunch European clash

'Leinster can do a job on Leicester'

Peter Bills

He's swapped the suave elegance of Dublin 4 for life amid the earthier world of Toulon, France's chief naval port.

Felipe Contepomi has a fund of happy memories from his time with Leinster and still has friends there. But now the two clubs find themselves in the last eight of this year's Heineken Cup and the Argentinian is cast in very different circumstances to when Leinster reached the final in 2009.

Firstly, on the subject of Leinster and their home quarter-final against Leicester, he is unequivocal. "They can do a job on Leicester," he insists.

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