The Heineken Cup final in numbers
Excited yet? Well you should be. Not long to go now until the first ever all-Ireland Heineken Cup final. Here’s some numbers for you to chew over while you wait for the kick-off.
0 – Defeats suffered by Leinster in this year’s Heineken Cup (7 wins and one draw so far)
0 – Number of tries scored the last time Ulster were in the Heineken Cup final (1999)
0 – Number of times Leinster or Ulster have lost a Heineken Cup final. That’s one record doomed anyway.
1 – Tries Brian O’Driscoll needs to tie Vincent Clerc for most Heineken Cup tries ever (32)
1 – Players who have managed back-to-back Man Of The Match awards in finals. Austin Healey did it for Leicester in 2001 and 2002. No pressure Jonny
5 – Whatever happens on Saturday, this will be Ireland’s fifth Heineken Cup success in seven years
5 – The number of one country finals. There have been three all French and one all England final before this first all-Irish affair
26 – Goals kicked by Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar in this year's Heineken Cup.
32 – Goals kicked by Jonny Sexton in the competition this year. He needs to nab five on Saturday to overtake Ronan O’Gara’s tally of 36 for the honour of top goalscorer.
32 – Number of tries in 16 finals so far.
37 – Age of Brad Thorn, the oldest man to ever appear in a Heineken Cup final
73 – Number of Irish men with Heineken Cup winners medals, the most of any nationality. England has 72, France 71.
106 – Points conceded by Leinster in this year’s competition
122 – Points conceded by Ulster in this year’s competition
202 – Points scored by Ulster in this year’s competition
225 – Points scored by Leinster in this year’s competition
19,337 – Twitter followers of @UlsterRugby
37,121 – Twitter followers of @LeinsterRugby