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  • Toulon: 15 Delon Armitage, 14 Drew Mitchell, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Matt Giteau, 11 David Smith, 10 Jonny Wilkinson, 9 Sebastian Tillous-Borde, 8 Steffon Armitage, 7 Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe, 6 Juan Smith, 5 Jocelino Suta, 4 Danie Roussouw, 3 Carl Hayman, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Xavier Choicci
    Replacements: 16 Jean-Charles Orioli, 17 Florian Fresia, 18 Martin Castrogiovanni, 19 Virgile Bruni, 20 Bryan Habana, 21 Maxime Mermoz, 22 Michael Claassens, 23 Konstantine Mikautadze

    Leinster: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Fergus McFadden, 13 Brian O'Driscoll, 12 Gordon D'Arcy, 11 Dave Kearney, 10 Jimmy Gopperth, 9 Eoin Reddan, 8 Jamie Heaslip (c), 7 Shane Jennings, 6 Rhys Ruddock, 5 Mike McCarthy, 4 Devin Toner, 3 Mike Ross, 2 Richardt Strauss, 1 Cian Healy
    Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Jack McGrath, 18 Martin Moore, 19 Leo Cullen, 20 Jordi Murphy, 21 Isaac Boss, 22 Ian Madigan, 23 Zane Kirchner
    4/6/2014 2:26:00 PM
  • Leinster fans taking over Toulon!  
    4/6/2014 2:36:31 PM
  • We have prepared very well for today and the guys are really confident but this is a massive challenge - Toulon are a fantastic side and we are going to have to be good. We need to be really accurate - we were lucky to come here last year and tiny inaccuracies cost us the game. we can't let Toulon gain momentum - it can get away from you very quickly.
    Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor
    4/6/2014 3:02:52 PM
  • I think this is a whole team game for Leinster - if they believe they can outrun and that they have more fitness than Toulon - it's not just one person who has to believe that, the whole team has to believe that. 
    Sir Clive Woodward gives some advice for Leinster
    4/6/2014 3:07:54 PM
  • If one team can do it down here then it is Leinster - but when you look at the Toulon bench with players like Bryan Habana and Maxime Mermoz; well they are an all star team. It's a 50/50 game today.
    More words from Sir Clive
    4/6/2014 3:10:40 PM
  • Wilkinson: key man for Toulon

    4/6/2014 3:15:46 PM
  • [betting]Sky Bet make Toulon 8/15 to win with Leinster given odds of 7/4, while above is the game's featured Price Boost. Bet here with Sky Bet.

    4/6/2014 3:16:23 PM
  • Wilkinson v O'Driscoll: One more time!

    4/6/2014 3:19:57 PM
  • Career summaries of the two legends

    4/6/2014 3:23:05 PM
  • 4/6/2014 3:24:03 PM
  • Coin toss with Wilkinson and Heaslip 
    4/6/2014 3:25:13 PM
  • [betting]Here's the current outright odds on who will win the Heineken Cup. Who's your money on? Bet on the Heineken Cup here.

    4/6/2014 3:25:33 PM
  • Toulon 0-0 Leinster
    Just a few minutes to go until the final quarter-final kicks-off! It's a great day down in Toulon and Leinster get a rousing cheer as they run onto the pitch. 
    4/6/2014 3:28:51 PM
  • Toulon 0-0 Leinster
    That's nothing compared to the noise that great's Jonny Wilkinson and Toulon - incredible atmosphere at Stade Felix Mayol. Here we go with the Pilou, Pilou! 
    4/6/2014 3:30:25 PM
  • [kick-off] Toulon 0-0 Leinster
    And we are off - Wilkinson kicks the final quarter-final of the weekend off.
    4/6/2014 3:31:43 PM
  • Toulon 0-0 Leinster
    Heaslip steal Toloun's lineout but they get it back after a poor kick - the home side launch an early attack as the likes of Mathieu Bastareaud smashes up the line! A ferocious start! 
    4/6/2014 3:33:48 PM
  • [penalty-rugby] PENALTY! Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Juan Smith is inches from the Leinster line and Leinster are penalised at the breakdown. Here's Jonny! That's no problem for him. Toulon could have had a lot more though!
    4/6/2014 3:35:24 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Toulon's power is already beginning to show as they bring in their power runners and then Matt Giteau brings a bit of rapier -like pace to the proceedings. he cannot hold onto the ball though and it's a scrum to Leinster.
    4/6/2014 3:37:29 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Toulon steal a lineout and Danie Roussow drives his legs well into the Leinster 22 - there is a huge overlap on the outside but Rob Kearney reads that very well - A try saving interception! 
     
    4/6/2014 3:40:46 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Leinster knock it on and Toulon have a scrum just inside Leinster's 22 - Steffon Armitage picks and makes good yards. the ball goes through the hands but it spills out of the ruck and Leinster clear their lines. A huge relief! 
    4/6/2014 3:43:59 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    It's still all Toulon but Leinster are doing well to hold back the tide - they knew the first fifteen minutes would be intense and boy is this intense! 
    4/6/2014 3:45:46 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Leinster get something going of their own though - A little chip from O'Driscoll down the touchline looks like a good move. Delon Armitage has it covered though. O'Driscoll is all over Armitage and Wayne Barnes blows for a high tackle.
    4/6/2014 3:47:43 PM
  • Toulon 3-0 Leinster
    Nice work from Leinster as Cian Healy takes the cause up for the visitors. A respite from the frenetic start as Delon Armitage and McFadden are down injured. 
    4/6/2014 3:51:42 PM
  • [penalty-rugby] PENALTY! Toulon 6-0 Leinster
    Shane Jennings is pinged at the breakdown and Wilkinson makes it 6-0! Zane Kirchner is on for a blood injury to McFadden.
    4/6/2014 3:53:21 PM
  • [penalty-rugby] PENALTY! Toulon 6-3 Leinster
    Toulon are penalised at the scrum after prop Xavier Choicci stands up - Jimmy Gopperth gets Leinster on the scoreboard. 

    4/6/2014 3:55:42 PM
  • Toulon 6-3 Leinster
    A real chance for Leinster after Toulon spilled an attacking ball and Leinster hack it down field - Armitage cannot control it but Jamie Heaslip knocks on!
    4/6/2014 3:57:44 PM
  • Toulon 6-3 Leinster
    Giteau looks to make some space after a strong scrum from Toulon. A good tackle on David Smith though.
    4/6/2014 3:59:19 PM
  • Toulon 6-3 Leinster
    Leinster attack Toulon's 22 - Healy grubbers it and Wilkinson covers - his clearance is charged down though and goes into touch. Concerns for Wilkinson as he pulls up with a thigh problem. It's heavily strapped now. 
    4/6/2014 4:01:22 PM
  • Toulon 6-3 Leinster
    Wilkinson looks to be struggling as Leinster look to attack from a lineout - that's a forward pass though but Wayne Barnes brings them back for a penalty after Leisnter were pulled down at the scrum.
    4/6/2014 4:03:06 PM
  • [penalty-rugby] PENALTY! Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Gopperth steps up and it is all square at Stade Felix Mayol
    4/6/2014 4:04:28 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Wilkinson is off - Giteau moves to fly-half and Maxime Mermoz comes in at centre. 
    4/6/2014 4:05:27 PM
  • [penalty-rugby] PENALTY! Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Leinster are looking very good at the scrum but Heaslip comes offside and Leinster are penalised. It's right on halfway but Giteau steps up  - it has the distance but not the accuracy. 
    4/6/2014 4:08:25 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Class from Rob Kearney who takes an up and under and avoids the charging Steffon Armitage he races up field but his pass to Gordon D'Arcy is not a great one and the ball goes into touch. 
    4/6/2014 4:10:04 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Now it's Toulon's chance to attack - once again through that big man Danie Roussouw who smashes his way through Jennings. 

    4/6/2014 4:11:41 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Good defence from Leinster as they keep Toulon off the ground and win the scrum. Toulong come at the again after Leisnter clear their lines and are penalised again in the 22. Leinster once again clear their lines. 
    4/6/2014 4:13:40 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Toulon should have made more of that. Maxime Mermoz made a wonderful run and went through a few Leinster tackles there - hooker Craig Burden runs a beautiful line and stampedes all over O'Driscoll. they are metres from the line but are penalised for holding on.
    4/6/2014 4:16:37 PM
  • [half-time] Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    Leinster have managed to weather this Toulon storm and  will definitely be the happier of the two teams heading into the break.Too many handling errors in the first half from both sides who are just packed full of quality - hopefully that will show in the second half.
    4/6/2014 4:19:04 PM
  • [betting]Sky Bet make Toulon 8/11 favourites to score the next try, which is 2/7 to be converted. As for the match odds, Leinster are still underdogs at 11/8 to win. Bet in-play here.

    4/6/2014 4:23:02 PM
  • Mathieu Bastareaud on the charge for Toulon

    4/6/2014 4:27:36 PM
  • Wilkinson leaves the field. Is this the last we shall see of him?

    4/6/2014 4:29:35 PM
  • Toulon 6-6 Leinster
    We are back for the second-half. Gopperth gets us underway. Juan Smith takes and Giteau clears.
    4/6/2014 4:30:39 PM
  • [penalty-rugby]PENALTY! Toulon 9-6 Leinster
    Loosehead prop Xavier Choicci comes up with a superb turnover as jennings is caught on the floor. Barnes has no option but to penalise Leinster. Giteau steps up for another long range effort. This time he nails it! 
    4/6/2014 4:32:54 PM
  • Toulon 9-6 Leinster
    Leinster try and attack but their handling lets them down again and Toulon hack the ball down field - Rob Kearney has it covered and clears but Steffon Armitage puts a huge tackle in on him and Toulon have made some good territory.
    4/6/2014 4:35:16 PM
  • [try] TRY! Toulon 16-6 Leinster
    Choicci gets over the line after Craig Burden had once again burst through the Leinster defence. After good work from Giteau, it is the prop who get the first try! Giteau converts. a great start to the second half for Toulon.
    4/6/2014 4:37:12 PM
  • Toulon 16-6 Leinster
    It is Toulon's turn to defend as Leinster try and get back into this game. But Toulons line speed is forcing Leinster backwards and that man Steffon Armitage is all over the breakdown and wins the penalty. 
    4/6/2014 4:39:45 PM
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