Chapeau to you La Rochelle, it was a Champions Cup final for the ages

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By Matt Hardy You’d have been forgiven if, by the 12th minute of Saturday’s Champions Cup final between Leinster and La Rochelle, you’d turned over to Garden Rescue or Midsomer Murders because the match looked all but done and dusted. A brace from Dan Sheehan and a third try from Jimmy O’Brien gave Irish province Leinster a 17-0 lead in Dublin against the reigning champions. But in the subsequent 68 minutes the team who were only promoted to the French top flight in 2014 inched their way back into it and, astonishingly, won. La Rochelle no longer a ‘David’La Rochelle’s 27-26 victory will go do…

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