**Conference A leaders Leinster Rugby extended their unbeaten run in the Guinness PRO14 to 11 games after beating Cheetahs 36-12 in treacherous conditions at the RDS Arena.**\n\nTries from Michael Bent, Ronan Kelleher Rhys Ruddock and two from Will Connors gave the Irish province a comprehensive bonus-point victory in Dublin. \n\n**Key Moments**\n\nWith two stands closed due to Storm Dennis, the hosts started positively after open-side prop Connors powered over for Leinster’s first score - Ciaran Frawley converting. \n\nAfter Charles Marais was sin binned following a series of infringements by the visitors, fly-half Ciaran Frawley’s three-pointer extended Leinster’s lead just before the half-hour mark.\n\nIt did not take long for Leinster to score a second try, with Max Deegan’s break providing his side front-foot ball before prop Michael Bent bulldozed his way over.\n\nAnd as the Cheetahs returned to a full contingent, Leinster added their third of the afternoon with Ronan Kelleher crossing over on the stroke of half-time after a powerful line-out maul from the Irish province.\n\nLeinster picked up where they left off in the second period with Rhys Ruddock’s score clinching the try-scoring bonus point before Connors added another to his tally for the afternoon.\n\nWith replacement Sean Cronin in the bin, the South African side took advantage of the extra man as Luan de Bruin darted over from short range.\n\nIn the last play of the game Cheetahs scored a second try through Aidon Davis, but it was a deserved victory for the hosts.\n\n**Man of the match**\n\nWill Connors was in stellar form all afternoon for Leinster. \n\nHis work ethic, endeavour and numerous carries were crucial as the home side impressed in tough conditions, not to mention an excellent couple of tries from the back-row. \n\n**Play of the day**\n\nDespite Leinster’s dominance, it was the visitors in complete control at scrum time in the second 40. \n\nAfter numerous attempts to convert their authority into points, the Cheetahs managed to display great resolve to cross over courtesy of de Bruin.