Champions Cup: Leinster 57-3 Montpellier – Leinster thump 14-man Montpellier
Leinster 57-3 Montpellier: Irish province romp to dominant bonus-point victory against 14-man Montpellier
Tries from Isa Nacewa, Jack Conan and Adam Bryne gave the hosts a 24-3 lead at halftime
Conan completed a treble after the break with Garry Ringrose, Cian Healy and Luke McGrath also touching down
Leinster booked their place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals after they demolished Montpellier 57-3 at the RDS on Friday.
RUCK Man of the Match Jack Conan scored a hat-trick of tries for the dominant hosts.
Full-back Isa Nacewa, winger Adam Byrne, scrum-half Luke McGrath, replacement prop Cian Healy and centre Garry Ringrose also touched down in a rampant displau.
Montpellier had fly-half Frans Steyn, who scored the visitors only points from the tee, was red-carded for a high challenge on Johnny Sexton when the score was 14-3.
Leinster, who finished bottom of their group last season, can secure a home quarter-final by beating already eliminated Castres on 20th January.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt would have been thrilled to see so many of his internationals, namely Sexton, heading into the 2017 Six Nations