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Leinster's Josh van der Flier and teammates after their victory over Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Leinster's Josh van der Flier and teammates after their victory over Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

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Leinster's Josh van der Flier and teammates after their victory over Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Most people who watched both Champions Cup semi-finals last weekend will think that Leinster are certainties to win their fifth title on Saturday in Marseille, but these games are won on grass and not on paper.

The Toulouse coach Ugo Mola was full of praise for Leinster after they had been put to the sword in the Aviva Stadium. He said Leinster are the reference point in terms of the team in Europe that are pushing the boundaries on and off the field.


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