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Leinster secured a home Heineken Cup quarter-final with an impressive 36-11 victory over Racing Metro in Paris.
The Irish side had already won Pool 2, but needed a fifth victory to guarantee a knockout tie in Dublin and they duly secured it thanks to five tries.
That took their tally in six pool games to 21 tries and on this form the 2009 champions look to have every chance of regaining their crown.
Leinster looked dangerous every time they had possession in the Metro half and five tries was probably the least they deserved.
Their lines of attack, support play and perhaps most crucially their patience all proved too much for a Racing side which had previously lost just once at home in the last 12 months.
Juan Martin Hernandez put Metro ahead with an early penalty but after the Argentinian failed to find touch with a penalty, Leinster pounced.
After a spell of sustained pressure, Jonathan Sexton and Shane Horgan shipped the ball out wide and Isa Nacewa was in at the corner.
Hernandez missed a penalty on 13 minutes but from the re-start, Racing scored a try almost from nowhere, teenager Virimi Vakatawa collecting the drop-out and running through three tackles down the right touchline to score.
But that was the high point for the hosts. Moments later they tried to run out of their own 22, lost possession and Isaac Boss sent Sean O'Brien storming through by the posts.
O'Brien should have scored or set up a second try only to knock on five yards out, but it proved of no consequence as less than a minute later more brilliant handling put Sexton over.
An Hernandez penalty cut the deficit to 10 points at the break but a comeback never looked likely.
Sexton's penalty stretched the lead and just past the hour mark more clinical and patient build-up work saw Nacewa put Sexton in for his second try.
It only remained for birthday boy Brian O'Driscoll to get in on the act and he duly did 10 minutes from time, bursting through with a trademark darting run.
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|Friday 13th December|
|20:00||Ospreys vs Castres|
|20:00||Glasgow vs Cardiff Blues|
|Saturday 14th December|
|18:00||Leinster vs Northampton|
|13:35||Toulon vs Exeter|
|15:00||Saracens vs Zebre|
|18:00||Connacht vs Toulouse|
|15:40||Scarlets vs Clermont Auvergne|
|13:35||Benetton Treviso vs Ulster|
|15:40||Perpignan vs Munster|
|Sunday 15th December|
|12:45||Harlequins vs Racing Metro 92|
|15:00||Montpellier vs Leicester|
|15:00||Gloucester vs Edinburgh|
|Saturday 11th January|
|TBC||Ospreys vs Northampton|
|TBC||Castres vs Leinster|
|TBC||Exeter vs Glasgow|
|TBC||Toulon vs Cardiff Blues|
|TBC||Toulouse vs Saracens|
|TBC||Connacht vs Zebre|
|TBC||Harlequins vs Clermont Auvergne|
|TBC||Racing Metro 92 vs Scarlets|
|TBC||Ulster vs Montpellier|
|TBC||Benetton Treviso vs Leicester|
|TBC||Edinburgh vs Perpignan|
|TBC||Gloucester vs Munster|
|Saturday 18th January|
|TBC||Leinster vs Ospreys|
|Sunday 8th December|
|Toulouse 14 - 16 Connacht|
|Leicester 41 - 32 Montpellier|
|Edinburgh 12 - 23 Gloucester|
|Munster 36 - 8 Perpignan|
|Saturday 7th December|
|Northampton 7 - 40 Leinster|
|Ulster 48 - 0 Benetton Treviso|
|Racing Metro 92 8 - 32 Harlequins|
|Clermont Auvergne 32 - 11 Scarlets|
|Zebre 10 - 39 Saracens|
|Exeter 9 - 14 Toulon|
|Friday 6th December|
|Castres 15 - 9 Ospreys|
|Cardiff Blues 29 - 20 Glasgow|
|Sunday 20th October|
|Clermont Auvergne 23 - 16 Harlequins|
|Glasgow 20 - 16 Exeter|
|Northampton 27 - 16 Ospreys|
|Perpignan 31 - 14 Edinburgh|
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