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Sexton inspires Leinster triumph

Jonathan Sexton contributed 23 points as Leinster emerged 36-28 victors from a hard-fought encounter against Edinburgh.

The Ireland fly-half kicked six penalties, a conversion and a drop-goal to add to tries from Isaac Boss and Leo Auva'a.

Edinburgh edged the try count 3-2, with Tim Visser notching a double and Matt Scott also touching down, and it was well into the final quarter before the Irish outfit finally shook off a determined home side with Fergus McFadden's last-minute penalty easing any remaining nerves.

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