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Leinster player ratings from Saturday's clash with 'Quins

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 Dominic Ryan, Leinster, is restrained by Charlie Mathews, left, and George Robson, right, Harlequins

Dominic Ryan, Leinster, is restrained by Charlie Mathews, left, and George Robson, right, Harlequins

Dominic Ryan, Leinster, is restrained by Charlie Mathews, left, and George Robson, right, Harlequins

Here's the ratings from Saturday's bruising encounter

ROB KEARNEY: Bent the rule book to prevent try. Solid as a wooden floor  - 6.

ZANE KIRCHNER: Showed touches of real class. Just not in the game enough - 7.

LUKE FITZGERALD: Sharply onto the ball and engaged physically at every involvement - 7.

IAN MADIGAN: Put his body on the line and winning points on the board - 7.

DARRAGH FANNING: Served up a very competent shift. Consistent at what he does - 6.

JIMMY GOPPERTH: Never really engaged the defence, kicked the ball dead twice - 5.

ISAAC BOSS: Looked indecisive at the base, partly due to Quins killing the pill - 5.

JACK McGRATH: Had trouble in handling Collier. The work rate never waned. His thumb injury is not as bad as feared - 5.

SEAN CRONIN: The scrum struggled. The lineout too. There was the odd trademark burst in the loose - 5.

MIKE ROSS: Selected for his scrummaging. Undone there by Marler - 5.

DEVIN TONER: Had hands full with Robson and Matthews. Gave away lead penalty - 6.

KANE DOUGLAS: Bought for his honest qualities. Battled gamely for 63 minutes without ever dominating - 6.

RHYS RUDDOCK: Not as visible as usual. Replaced with an arm injury that could jeopardise his Six Nations - 6.

DOMINIC RYAN: Hit hard and often in a dynamic, all-action input that showed his progress - 8.

JAMIE HEASLIP: Much improved, calm for Boss try. Earned the gain line - 7.

REPLACEMENTS: EOIN REDDAN: Provided the spark so badly needed to set in motion the phase play that yielded Madigan's winning penalty;.

MIKE McCARTHY: Got stuck into a gruelling contest; JACK CONAN: Did what he could in difficult circumstances; MICHAEL BENT: Not on long enough.


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