Jonny Sexton’s great pass sets up Brian O’Driscoll try vs Cardiff Blues

first_imgTuesday Apr 10, 2012 Jonny Sexton’s great pass sets up Brian O’Driscoll try vs Cardiff Blues Leinster progressed to the Heineken Cup semi finals following a fairly one sided 34-3 win over Cardiff Blues in Dublin on Saturday. The home side scored four tries, but none better than this sublime piece of backline play, orchestrated by Jonny Sexton. Fullback Rob Kearney was his usual commanding self as he scored two tries Isa Nacewa scored one, and the returning Brian O’Driscoll scored the other.Flyhalf Sexton kicked 14 points and played a hand in most things, including the below try that featured an unforgettable inside ball which carved up the struggling Blues defence. Coach Joe Schmidt was full of praise for him, not only for his general play but for the regulation stuff too.“His kicking is always top-notch. He’s leading the Pro12 stats with 91.8 per cent. That shows the measure of the preparation that he puts in,” he said.Reigning champions Leinster, now undefeated in the Heineken Cup in 13 games, will face Clermont in Bordeaux on 29 April, a challenge that Schmidt says will be entirely different.“The semi-final will be horrendously tough. To win away from home in a semi final doesn’t happen very often. It is an extremely tough feat to achieve. There was a lot of pressure and expectation on us today, and I was really happy with our execution in the first half. We relaxed a little bit after that, but we defended our line well. We dug in,” he said.The Blues are going through a tough time of late, with distractions in the form of the recent Gavin Henson dismissal, and then more importantly some significant injury absentees. Wales captain Sam Warburton is out with a shoulder injury, Jamie Roberts is having a knee reconstruction, and locks Paul Tito and Deiniol Jones are also out.Coach Gareth Babner says that things will only get tougher in the next year or so as they look to rebuild, recruit, and develop a new group of players. Xavier Rush said it’s the end of an era.“This is was the last time that a lot of these guys will be together in this environment on this stage. We wanted to end on a really positive note but it wasn’t to be as we were beaten by a better side.”Below is the Brian O’Driscoll try, which features that quality inside ball from SextonADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries , See it to Believe it Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueey30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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