Champions Leinster move top after ending Toulouse’s unbeaten run

• Pool 1: Leinster 29-13 Toulouse
• Holders close in on securing a home quarter-final

Leinster moved to the top of their Champions Cup group with a bonus point victory over previously unbeaten Toulouse and will secure a home draw in the quarter-finals if they defeat Wasps in Coventry next weekend.

Leinster opted to play into the wind in the first-half but enjoyed 73% of the territory as they took a 10-6 lead into the interval. The holders’ ability to hold on to the ball saw them take play through 38 phases in one move but Toulouse’s defence held out until the 34th-minute when Jack Conan surged over after Adam Byrne was held up on the wing.

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