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In Pics: Edinburgh 8 Leinster 31

In Pics: Edinburgh 8 Leinster 31

Click here for photos as Leinster wrap up their Celtic League campaign with a win at Murrayfield, but miss out on the title.

Pictured above: Leinster captain Brian O’Driscoll slides in for his side’s opening try against the Gunners. O’Driscoll bagged another – his 14th try in 26 League games – soon after to help the province go in at the break with a 14-8 lead.

Gordon D’Arcy congratulates O’Driscoll on his opener.

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The 250-strong band of Leinster supporters who cheered on their side in Edinburgh.

Lusty renditions of “Allez Les Bleus” combined with some nifty bodhran playing were the order of the evening as Leinster just came up short in the Celtic League table – just a single point separated them (74) from Ulster (75 points).

Gordon D’Arcy leaves Greig Laidlaw and Phil Godman (grounded) trailing in his wake.

Brian O’Driscoll tries to slip through the tackles of Ander Monro (left) and Craig Smith.

Shane Horgan dots down Leinster’s third try. It was the Irish international’s third try in 11 League games this season.

Leinster’s prolific out-half Felipe Contepomi tries to get around Scott Murray, Edinburgh’s only try scorer and international on show. Contepomi converted all four of Leinster’s tries and added a 58th-minute penalty to take his tally for the season to an incredible 418 points.

The Argentinian star scored 287 points (9 tries, 37 conversions and 56 penalties) in 20 League games this season, and 131 points (6 tries, 22 conversions, 18 penalties and 1 drop goal) in 8 Heineken Cup appearances.

Retiring back row Eric Miller salutes the Leinster fans after his final game for the province. Miller replaced Niall Ronan for the closing 10 minutes at Murrayfield.

An emotional Eric Miller is hugged by his sister Becky. The 30-year-old Dubliner made 82 appearances for the province and scored 7 tries. He made his Leinster debut against Northern Transvaal in February 1995.

**All photos by Donall Farmer of Inpho Photography**