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#Dan Leavy

# dan-leavy - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Sean O'Brien and JVDF expected back before Leinster open European defence

Dan Leavy is also due back in time for the Champions Cup after a bruising campaign in which he won everything on offer.

# dan-leavy - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Wallabies unhappy about broken Genia arm but Schmidt positive on Irish injuries

Andrew Conway, Dan Leavy and Cian Healy all went off injured for Ireland.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June series second Test

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s men set out to avoid a second straight defeat and keep their series alive against the Wallabies.

# dan-leavy - Monday 11 June, 2018

Earls must complete HIA protocols but team changes will strengthen Ireland

Joe Schmidt is set to bring back in the likes of Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and Garry Ringrose.

# dan-leavy - Sunday 6 May, 2018

‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’

We spoke to Dan Leavy about his mindset, physicality and breakdown skills.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Sensational Leavy scoops main prizes at Leinster's end-of-season awards bash

James Ryan named Young Player of the Year at the ceremony in Dublin last night.

# dan-leavy - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'You're either all-in, or you're out': Leavy braced for breakdown battle with Beirne

‘It used to be a straight-out brawl between me and Tadhg and all the senior players.’

# dan-leavy - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Analysis: Leavy's try for Leinster continues a clever trend around the fringes

We’ve seen a similar tactic from Exeter, the All Blacks and Ireland, among others, in recent times.

# dan-leavy - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries

Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.

'Winning is everything - now it’s time to step up, and take our prize'

Hungry, confident and in form, Leinster can dare to dream as they head into the business end of the season.

# dan-leavy - Monday 2 April, 2018

Strike move for Leavy try a snippet of what defines Leinster at their very best

The two Michael’s boys linked beautifully to cut Saracens apart.

# dan-leavy - Sunday 1 April, 2018

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster took aim at Saracens with a home semi-final on the line.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Lancaster excited to see Ryan and Leavy light blue touchpaper after excelling on international stage

The powerful young lock has yet to even taste defeat as a pro as he prepares to test himself against the European champions.

# dan-leavy - Monday 19 March, 2018

Analysis: Tadhg Furlong's brilliance highlights ferocious Ireland forwards display

Dan Leavy, James Ryan, Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson will be cornerstones for some time yet.

# dan-leavy - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Outstanding Leavy seizing his chance with another big shift in green 7

Outstanding Leavy seizing his chance with another big shift in green

The Leinster flanker is relishing a first visit to Twickenham next weekend.

# dan-leavy - Friday 23 February, 2018

Jumpy off-field, unshakable on it: Dan Leavy is ready for the biggest game of his career

Errors, momentous occasions, pivotal contests: the Leinster man sees every challenge as well within his stride.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Analysis: Leavy leads the way and Porter's big ruck impact for Ireland

We’ve dug into the detail of Ireland’s rucking efforts against Italy last weekend.

# dan-leavy - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Alan Partridge moment and more sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains videos

Joe Schmidt's Alan Partridge moment and more sporting tweets of the week

Plus, the day when a “two foot two” Wes Hoolahan made quite the impression on Alan Cawley.

# dan-leavy - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'You have to be ready to take your opportunity and I have to do that this Saturday'

Dan Leavy is desperate to seize his chance against Italy.

# dan-leavy - Monday 5 February, 2018

Leavy eyes up opportunity to make a claim for Ireland's seven jersey

The 23-year-old was superb for Joe Schmidt’s side off the bench in Paris.

# dan-leavy - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Ruddock's hamstring hell opens the door for frustrated Leavy

The flanker’s season has been disrupted by injury, but he’s back fit and hopes to be involved against Exeter on Saturday.

# dan-leavy - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Injury layoff leaves Leavy making up for lost time in fierce back row battle

“It’s frustrating on the sideline watching the game unfold, just kind of waiting to get in.”

# dan-leavy - Monday 18 September, 2017

More hamstring hell for Kearney as Leavy goes under the knife

Both players will be out for up to eight weeks, and are major doubts for the November internationals.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Leavy and Conan stay as Leinster announce 13 contract renewals

The eastern province have announced new deals for 13 of their senior squad.

# dan-leavy - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'It's a struggle, everyone is fighting for the same jersey': Leavy on Leinster and Ireland back-row battles

A stint as the 24th man against France has merely whetted his appetite to kick on again.

# dan-leavy - Monday 20 February, 2017

In-form Leavy always striving for improvement after seizing his chance with both hands

The Leinster flanker was superb on Friday, and last night was included in Joe Schmidt’s squad for France.

# dan-leavy - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'The fact they took the title off us last May added spice to it and gassed the flames'

Dan Leavy admits Leinster were out for vengeance in last night’s Pro12 interpro.

# dan-leavy - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Ireland U20 star Ross Byrne will get his first Leinster start tomorrow night

Byrne is one of five changes for the trip to Llanelli.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Murphy, McFadden and Kearney all back in training for Leinster

But it’s not clear if they’ll be fit to play this weekend.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Two changes for Ireland U20s as captain Dan Leavy’s Six Nations ends

The Leinster flanker is struggling with a shoulder injury and will miss the remaining two games.

# dan-leavy - Friday 7 February, 2014

Wind, rain and a whole heap of Wales tame Wolfpuppies at Dubarry Park

Mike Ruddock’s men are hoping for the victory that will keep them top of the table.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Ireland U20s make one change ahead of Wales clash

Cian Kelleher comes in on the right wing, while there are three personnel switches on the bench.

# dan-leavy - Saturday 25 January, 2014

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s

Few argue that this is the man for the job of Ireland captain, and that doesn’t faze Dan Leavy in the slightest.

# dan-leavy - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's the Ireland squad for the U20 Six Nations

Mike Ruddock has named a 28-man squad ahead of the tournament opener later this month.

# dan-leavy - Monday 10 June, 2013

All 6 tries from the Ireland U20s' rout of Fiji Junior World Championship This post contains videos

All 6 tries from the Ireland U20s' rout of Fiji

Ireland’s 46-3 win moved them to the top of Pool B alongside New Zealand ahead of the sides’ meeting on Thursday.