Leinster Rugby v Racing 92, Champions Cup Final 2018

Luke Mc Grath has been carrying an ankle injury since the semi-final win over Saracens

On Saturday, he helped Leinster to a 15-12 victory over Racing 92 in the Champions Cup final, earning the province a record-equalling fourth triumph in European rugby's most prestigious club competition.

"It's one of the great challenges that we face as a club moving forward - you see some of the French teams and the resources they have available and the calibre of players they have been signing over the years makes it a great challenge for us".

With 2 minutes left Leinster made it into the Racing 22 thanks to a Henshaw break and earned a penalty, which Nacewa slotted over in front of the posts.

Leinster have looked convincing throughout the entire campaign and are in Spain, along with KCLR's Brendan Hennessy and Mick Quinn, for today's big final.

"The way Lambie played against Munster in the semi-finals and the way he has played all season meant we thought he'd be likely to start".

The Parisians have once more raised a few eyebrows with their run to the final, especially toppling Munster in the semi-final after finishing below them in their group.

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This resulted in Racing travelling to French rivals Clermont in their last-eight tie but the visitors produced a dominant second-half performance to overturn a slight deficit and win 28-17.

Racing shrugged off injuries to flyhalves Dan Carter and Pat Lambie to lead twice during a cagey first half, Teddy Iribaren's two penalties being cancelled out by a Jonathan Sexton pair.

Teddy Iribaren, deputising for the injured Maxime Machenaud, had kept Racing's noses in front for much of the match and ended with 12 points. His absence will undoubtedly make their task harder although they still have a squad full of internationals including World Cup victor Dan Carter in his final season at the club.

Where to watch Leinster vs Racing 92? Leinster in front for the first time in the game.

There are no obvious weaknesses in Leinster's team, with their set-piece exceptionally strong and the backline stacked with quality.

Racing took command in the second half as they went through the phases and were rewarded with an early penalty converted by Iribaren.

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