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Pool One

Toulouse sit at the top of the table, courtesy of a gift from Freddie Burns at the Rec against Bath, and then some true brilliance back in France against Leinster. The latter was a return to the old days for passion, intensity, bloody-mindedness, ball movement and razor-sharp feet. Sofiane Guitone did to Jordan Larmour what Larmour does to most humans: danced round him untouched. 

But European glory is built on a campaign of performances, not eight-day bursts, and I think Toulouse’s unbeaten run will come to an end in Coventry against Wasps, before the French side return the favour on home soil next week.

Leinster, meanwhile, will flex some muscle and pick up nine points against a Bath…

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