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Highlights | Tigers go down fighting to Leinster

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Watch the Match Highlights from the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final between Leicester Tigers and Leinster Rugby on LTTV.

Four-time European champions Leinster ended Leicester's European run with a 23-14 victory at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday.

In the first meeting of the teams since the same stage in 2011, Leinster got off to a lightning start to lead 17-0 on 20 minutes following tries by Ireland internationals Josh van der Flier and Robbie Henshaw.

Johnny Sexton, who played in each of Leinster’s four Final victories between 2009 and ’18, booked-ended the two scores with two penalties for a 20-point lead at half-time.

Tigers, though, came out firing for the start of the second half, with Chris Ashton’s try opening the scoring as they dominated the early exchanges, and they remained in Leinster territory for the bulk of the 40 minutes.

The Irish province, who averaged more than 50 points a game in their three pool-stage wins before knocking out Connacht in the Round of 16, held out until replacement Nic Dolly supplied a second try for Tigers in the closing stages.

Leinster, therefore, progress to a semi-final against Toulouse, winners in a place-kick shoot-out in the day’s earlier quarter-final.