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# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

'I'm impressed by the whole team': Wasps and Young wary of much-improved Leinster

The Wasps director of rugby has been impressed with Leo Cullen’s side this season.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 27 March, 2017

'I’m capable of playing there': Ruddock ready to fill Heaslip's boots at 8

A man-of-the-match display on Saturday has put the Ireland international in contention for a starting place at the back of the scrum against Wasps.

Cullen and Leinster out to fix inaccuracies as attention turns to Europe and in-form Wasps

Saturday’s win over Cardiff was far from perfect, but it’s perhaps exactly what the province needed ahead of their biggest challenge of the season.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Cardiff win 'a good reality check' for Leinster ahead of Champions Cup quarter-final

Leo Cullen says his players will take valuable lessons from today’s game.

Below-par Leinster forced to dig deep as Cullen's men edge past Cardiff

It wasn’t a vintage performance but the eastern province got over the line to move back top of the Pro12.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 March, 2017

Leinster confirm Heaslip and Kearney will miss Champions Cup QF against Wasps

The experienced pair have both undergone ‘minor procedures’ to remedy injury issues.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'Leo put a lot of faith in me and I was grateful for that'

Ross Byrne has put injury behind him to play an important role in Leinster’s season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Larmour's outstanding U20 Six Nations shows why Joe Schmidt is a fan

‘You could put Jordan at nine or 10 and he’d probably do as well, he’s just an outstanding player.’

# leinster-rugby - Monday 20 March, 2017

Owens and Doyle to referee Leinster and Munster's big European rugby clashes

The referee appointments were announced this morning.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 March, 2017

Confidence the key for O'Loughlin as he re-evaluates goals after breakthrough season

The Leinster back is recovering well after a shoulder injury.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'I'm not a million miles off': Conan targets strong end to season with one eye on Japan

The Leinster number eight has been involved with the Irish set-up during the Six Nations campaign.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Leinster's squad reshuffle continues as Zane Kirchner signs deal with Dragons

The Springbok was at the province for four years.

Watch: Leinster's young guns light up the RDS and all of the weekend's Pro12 highlights Rewind This post contains videos

Watch: Leinster's young guns light up the RDS and all of the weekend's Pro12 highlights

Here’s all the action you nearly missed.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 6 March, 2017

Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble

The 22-year-old loosehead prop is set for a move to the western province this summer.

Mike McCarthy leaves Leinster for Racing Club de Narbonne

The 35-year old has signed on for two seasons.

Leinster confirm signing of Maori All Black James Lowe

The 24-year-old back will sign from Super Rugby side Chiefs.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 2 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Familiar faces return for Ireland, Clarke's retirement and today's sport

Elsewhere, big news for Irish boxing fans and Paul McGinley offers up some interesting comments on Rory McIlroy’s latest controversy

Leinster set to sign Wallabies international Scott Fardy as a second row

The 32-year-old is set to join after the current Super Rugby season.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 27 February, 2017

4 months after beating the All Blacks, Joey Carbery given Leinster professional contract

The out-half is one of seven players to graduate from the academy to senior contracts today.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 February, 2017

Leinster run in 8 tries to steamroll hapless Dragons and move top of Pro12

Leo Cullen’s men took full advantage of Munster’s slip-up to move to the summit.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'I wouldn't mind staying at Leinster for a wee while as it's a pretty awesome club'

Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park has had to be patient during his debut season here but is still enjoying life in Ireland.

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

'It is a top European club': Lancaster keen to be part of Leinster's long-term ambition

The province’s senior coach is preparing to sign a new two-year contract at the club.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 20 February, 2017

'I'm certainly not looking anywhere else' - No contract yet but Lancaster keen to stay at Leinster

The former England head coach says it’s been “a great move” for him so far.

Cruel blow for Kearney as toe injury means he faces another spell on the sidelines

The winger suffered a head knock and toe injury on Friday night.

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.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 February, 2017

Leo Cullen provides injury update on Leinster's walking wounded after Edinburgh win

It was an intensely physical game at the RDS tonight, and Leinster have been left to count the cost.

Injuries overshadow Leinster's six-try win as Cullen's men go top of Pro12

Josh van der Flier, Dominic Ryan, Rory O’Loughlin, Dave Kearney and Noel Reid all went off for the home side as they beat Edinburgh.

'Play well tonight fellas': Cullen's message is clear as he urges his side to grasp opportunity

Leinster welcome Edinburgh to the RDS tonight with much more than five points on the line for those in blue.

'Get out there, enjoy the game I’ve been playing my whole life and see where that takes me'

Luke McGrath is looking forward to showing Joe Schmidt what he can do in tonight’s game against Edinburgh.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Leinster captain Nacewa faces spell on the sidelines after knee surgery

The 34-year-old twisted his knee in training last week.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Conan: Maybe somewhere else is better but I want to play for Leinster

The number eight is happy to fight for his place at the eastern province.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 13 February, 2017

Tracy and JVDF return to Leinster ahead of Pro12 clash with Edinburgh

The Ireland duo have been released back to the province by Joe Schmidt.

'It's so important to maximise every single point': Leinster turn attention to Pro12

The eastern province returned to action yesterday with a big win over Treviso.

Ex-Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes to take charge at Ulster

The 40-year-old also guided Clermont to the Top 14 and Champions Cup finals in his debut season.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Kearney marks injury return with two tries as Leinster steamroll Treviso

Leo Cullen’s men ran in six tries in Italy.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 10 February, 2017

Richardt Strauss to captain Leinster for the first time as Dave Kearney returns

Leo Cullen has named his side for the trip to Italy.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 6 February, 2017

Good news for Leinster as Carbery, Ross, Kearney and McFadden set for injury return

The quartet are in line to feature against Treviso this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 30 January, 2017

From Auckland to Athy: Carbery was Ireland's first 1995-born international Class Of 95 This post contains videos

From Auckland to Athy: Carbery was Ireland's first 1995-born international

We sat down with the breakout star of Ireland’s stunning November series last year.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 28 January, 2017

21-year-old Carbery has Six Nations hopes as he nears Leinster return after injury

The exciting out-half made an excellent start to his Test career back in November.

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