Leinster produced a fine second half display in sealing a bonus point 36-13 victory over the Glasgow Warriors in Saturday night’s Magners League clash at the RDS…

Substitute Sean O’Brien bagged a second half brace of tries with Rocky Elsom, Shane Horgan and Jonathan Sexton also chipping in with a try apiece.

Felipe Contepomi kicked 11 points in all as Leinster found their groove after a tight first half, which the Scots edged 13-8 at the interval.

The hosts came roaring out after the break and completed 28 unanswered points, with O’Brien and Horgan impressing after fine second half cameos. Rocky Elsom and the outstanding Jamie Heaslip were two components of another strong pack performance, while Brian O’Driscoll looked sharp in defence and attack as Leinster were given a stern examination by the Scots.

LEINSTER SCORERS: S. O’Brien (2 tries), R. Elsom / S. Horgan / J. Sexton (1 try each), F. Contepomi (1 penalty, 4 conversions)

GLASGOW SCORERS: K. Brown / L. Fa’atau (1 try each), R. Jackson (1 penalty)


15: Girvan Dempsey
14: Isa Nacewa (Shane Horgan, 46)
13: Brian O’Driscoll
12: Gordon D’Arcy (Jonathan Sexton, 50)
11: Luke Fitzgerald
10: Felipe Contepomi
9: Chris Whitaker (Chris Keane, 33-40 & 73)

1: Cian Healy (Ronan McCormack, 59)
2: Bernard Jackman (John Fogarty, 73)
3: Stan Wright
4: Devin Toner
5: Malcolm O’Kelly (Leo Cullen, 35)
6: Rocky Elsom
7: Shane Jennings CAPTAIN (Sean O’Brien, 59)
8: Jamie Heaslip


15: Bernardo Stortoni
14: Lome Fa’atau
13: Max Evans
12: Graeme Morrison
11: Thom Evans
10: Ruaridh Jackson
9: Mark McMillan

1: Kevin Tkachuk
2: Dougie Hall
3: Moray Low
4: Tim Barker
5: Alastair Kellock CAPTAIN
6: Calum Forrester
7: John Barclay
8: Kelly Brown


16: Fergus Thomson
17: Justin Va’a
18: Richie Gray
19: James Eddie
20: Colin Gregor
21: Andrew Henderson
22: Hefin O’Hare

REFEREE: James Jones (WRU), ASSISTANT REFEREES: Colin Stanley (IRFU), Leo Colgan (IRFU), 4th OFFICIAL: David Keane (ARLB), 5th OFFICIAL: Danny Wallace (ARLB), TMO: John Carvill (IRFU)