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How To Watch Leinster v Racing 92: TV Listings And Team News

How To Watch Leinster v Racing 92: TV Listings And Team News
Rory Cassidy
By Rory Cassidy
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Leinster's quest for their fifth gold star gets underway on Saturday when they take on Racing 92 in Group A of the Champions Cup. Having made an impressive start to their URC campaign winning their opening nine fixtures Leo Cullen's men will be hoping to get their European campaign off to winning ways. If you're curious about how to watch Leinster v Racing 92 in this European tie, we've got all the info for you.

Racing 92 made it to the semi-final last season before losing to La Rochelle, who would ultimately prove too strong for Leinster in the decider.

How to watch Leinster v Racing 92

Leinster play Racing 92 this Saturday December 10th in Le Havre at the Stade Océane. Kick off is at 13:00. The game has been moved from the U Arena in Paris to the 25,000 capacity stadium in Le Havre due to a concert.

If you're wondering how to watch Leinster vs Racing 92, the match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 12:30.

Leinster v Racing 92 Team News

Garry Ringrose will captain Les Bleus in France while Charlie Ngatai and Jason Jenkins will make their European debuts from Leinster. Ross Byrne starts at outhalf with brother Harry on the bench, meaning Ireland captain Johnny Sexton will have no involvement in this match against his former club. Tadhg Furlong also misses out due to injury, with Carlow's Ed Byrne starting from the bench. All told, it's a dangerous looking Leinster side with huge depth amongst the forwards.


For Racing, Finn Russell starts at outhalf. The Racing backs look especially dangerous with the likes of Juan Imhoff, Gael Fickou and Christian Wade all certain to cause problems for Leinster.

Match Preview

Leinster have been in great form so far this season winning all of their URC games. Following the resumption of the league after the autumn series the side have had two great victories at the RDS beating both Glasgow and interprovincial rivals Ulster.


Racing currently sit second in the Top 14 table behind Toulouse, having won eight and lost four of their opening twelve matches.

A final reminder that if you're wondering how to watch Leinster this Saturday afternoon, you'll find the match on BT Sport 1.

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