With a record-equaling fourth star & a run of nine unbeaten games, Leinster Rugby are this year’s European Champions. An incredible squad effort throughout the campaign saw eight Navy Blue Sports clients involved in the Blue’s Champions Cup run.
Isa Nacewa, in his last European match, captained Leinster at the San Mamés stadium in Bilbao. Isa kicked Leinster’s final two penalties that saw them beat Racing 92 in a tight game with an even tighter score of 15-12.
Garry Ringrose & Jordi Murphy both started for Leinster, with James Tracy, Andrew Porter & Rhys Ruddock in the match day 23. Fergus McFadden, injured in the semi-final & Ross Molony were also part of the Champions Cup squad.
Earlier in the day, Ealing Trailfinders took on Leinster A in the last ever British & Irish Cup Final where two more Navy Blue Sports clients were involved, Peter Lydon for Ealing & Tom Daly for Leinster A.
An assured performance from the West Londoners in challenging conditions saw them take the win with a 22-7 score.
Joy Neville had busy weekend on Canada’s west coast as she took control of several games in the HSBC World Sevens Women’s Series in Langford, British Columbia.
Finally Darragh Maloney was the commentator for the Leinster Hurling Championship game between Dublin & Kilkenny. It looked like Dublin were going to beat the odds, but a dramatic injury-time goal saw Kilkenny snatch the win, 1-24 to 3-16.