Sexton kicks Leinster to win

Date published: October 1 2016

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Leinster held on to pick up an impressive 16-13 PRO12 victory over an in-form Cardiff Blues outfit at the Arms Park on Saturday.

More to follow…

The scorers:

For Cardiff Blues:
Try: Anscombe
Con: Anscombe
Pens: Anscombe 2

For Leinster:
Try: Ruddock
Con: Sexton
Pens: Sexton 3

Cardiff Blues: 15 Matthew Morgan, 14 Blaine Scully, 13 Cory Allen, 12 Rey Lee-Lo, 11 Tom James, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Lloyd Williams, 8 Nick Williams, 7 Ellis Jenkins, 6 Sam Warburton, 5 Josh Turnbull, 4 George Earle, 3 Taufa’ao Filise, 2 Kristian Dacey, 1 Gethin Jenkins (c)
Replacements: 16 Matthew Rees, 17 Rhys Gill, 18 Scott Andrews, 19 Macauley Cook, 20 Josh Navidi, 21 Tomos Williams, 22 Steve Shingler, 23 Dan Fish

Leinster: 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Fergus McFadden, 13 Rory O’Loughlin, 12 Noel Reid, 11 Dave Kearney, 10 Johnny Sexton (c), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Rhys Ruddock, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Dan Leavy, 5 Ian Nagle, 4 Mick Kearney, 3 Mike Ross, 2 James Tracy, 1 Jack McGrath
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Peter Dooley, 18 Michael Bent, 19 Devin Toner, 20 Jamie Heaslip, 21 Nick McCarthy, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Barry Daly

Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Frank Murphy (Ireland), Ian Davies (Wales)
TMO: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

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