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Heineken Cup final: Leicester 9-25 Wasps
Twickenham, 19 May, 2007



The fans crowd into Twickenham

A club game record attendance of 81,076 crowd into Twickenham to watch the first all-English Heineken Cup final

Club captains Lawrence Dallaglio and Martin Corry lead their teams out at Twickenham

Lawrence Dallaglio's Wasps face a tough task in trying to prevent Martin Corry's Leicester from sealing the Treble

Alex King is on target with the boot

Wasps start strongly, fly-half Alex King kicking the first points of the final after the London side win a second penalty

Eoin Reddan surges forward to the corner

Wasps scrum-half Eoin Reddan latches onto Raphael Ibanez's pass for a try in the corner, his fourth of the campaign

Simon Shaw peels to the front of the line-out to receive a short, flat pass from Raphael Ibanez and the Frenchman goes over in the corner after gathering the return pass from Shaw

A quick pass to Simon Shaw at the line-out is returned to on-rushing Raphael Ibanez who surges over in the corner

Andy Goode kicks a penalty for Leicester

The Tigers' Andy Goode makes no mistake with three first-half penalties but it's Leicester 9-13 Wasps going into the break

Alex King kicks a penalty

Wasps' Alex King has polished his kicking boots in the break, making up for earlier misses by quickly adding six more points

Leicester captain Martin Corry is tackled by Paul Sackey

Leicester look rattled by the pressure as their attempts to find a breakthrough are thwarted

Leicester's Frank Murphy is harried by Wasps' Tom French and Eoin Reddan

Youngster Tom French impresses on his second ever start for Wasps, as they continue to dominate the game

Alex King scores a drop goal for Wasps

King's drop goal is followed by a penalty which surely seals the game, won after James Haskell charges 75 metres upfield

Joe Worsley (c) punches the air in celebration at the final whistle

With Leicester trailing 9-25, referee Alan Lewis blows the whistle to signal the start of Wasps' celebrations

Lawrence Dallaglio hoists the Heineken Cup aloft as the team celebrate

Led by inspirational captain Lawrence Dallaglio, the Wasps team celebrate winning the Heineken Cup for the second time



SEE ALSO
Leicester 9-25 Wasps
20 May 07 |  Rugby Union
Leicester-Wasps as it happened
20 May 07 |  Rugby Union
King acclaims 'best ever' Wasps
20 May 07 |  London Wasps
Howard proud despite Cup defeat
20 May 07 |  Leicester
Twickers verdict
20 May 07 |  Rugby Union


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