Wallabies abroad: Fardy shooting for trophy double

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by Beth Newman

There'll be a host of Aussies in action in the European competition finals next weekend.

The Premiership and the Pro14 finals have been decided, while France's Top 14 semi-finals kick off this weekend.<

Scott Fardy and Leinster will have the chance to go for the Champions Cup-Pro 14 double, in this weekend's title decider.

Fardy came off the bench for Leinster in their semi-final against fierce rivals Munster, with his side getting home by just one point.

They will face off against Welsh side Scarlets in the final in Dublin, a team that features former Melbourne Rebels lock Steve Cummins in its ranks.


Leinster 16 - Munster 15

Scarlets 28 - Edinburgh 13


Nic White was man of the match. Photo: Getty ImagesWill Skelton will face a host of former teammates this weekend, when Saracens meets Exeter in the Premiership final.

Former Wallabies halfback Nic White starred for Exeter in their Premiership semi-final, a 35-6 win over Newcastle.

White put in a man-of-the-match performance for the Chiefs in the win, scoring a try as well, finishing off a Lachie Turner break in the first half.

Greg Holmes came off the bench  in the 54th minute.

Skelton played the final nine minutes of Saracens 57-33 win over Wasps.


Saracens 57 - Wasps 33

Exeter 35 - Newcastle 6

TOP 14

>Mike Harris's Lyon found its was into the Top 14 semi-finals, in a 19-19 draw with Toulon.

A 93rd-minute penalty goal from Harris drew the teams level in extra time and they advanced with a two tries to one record in the game.

Liam Gill played at seven in the match for Lyon.

Lyon will take on Joe Tomane and Jesse Mogg's Montpellier side in their semi-final, while Castres meets Racing 92


Toulon 19 - Lyon 19

Toulouse 11 - Castres 23