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# leinster-rugby - Today’s News

Bealham has come long way from Canberra and freezing-cold Renmore

The 24-year-old Connacht prop won his first Ireland cap this season.

Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

The Guinness Pro12 final in Murrayfield promises to be quite the spectacle.

# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

We'll Leave It There So: Mourinho confirmed, silver medal for Ireland and all today's sport

Meanwhile, two changes for Leinster ahead of Saturday’s Pro12 final against Connacht and some good news for Padraig Harrington.

Leinster back Ross Molony to muscle up after loss of Toner and Nacewa

Rob Kearney comes into the team in the 15 shirt as the Leinster captain misses out.

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous' Mul

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous'

John Muldoon and Pat Lam were in confident form at Murrayfield.

'You walk through town now and you see kids in Connacht jerseys all over the place'

Tiernan O’Halloran hopes Connacht can top off their remarkable rise with a Pro12 trophy.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Video analysis: Connacht's intelligent attack means they can be history makers

Pat Lam’s side bring their superb attacking form into the Pro12 final against Leinster in Edinburgh.

Analysis: Sexton's mastery and brilliant basics provide Leinster's edge

Leo Cullen’s side delivered their best performance of the season ahead of the Pro12 final.

'Bundee Aki could become mayor of Galway, the way people are loving him!'

Andrew Browne outlines some of the reasons Connacht find themselves in the Pro12 final.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'It's the ultimate final for us' - Connacht take on the Leinster benchmark

Pat Lam pointed to the importance of the coaching team around him in Connacht.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Lam heeds '91 Samoan lesson as Connacht prepare for first-ever final

‘We have to go about our business as normal as possible.’

# leinster-rugby - Monday 23 May, 2016

'They're 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?'

John Muldoon is stirring the pot nicely ahead of next weekend’s Pro12 final against Leinster.

'Johnny is a very emotional man' - Heaslip on Sexton's heart-on-sleeve approach

The Leinster forward also had high praise for Jordi Murphy.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Here are the highlights from Leinster and Connacht's impressive Pro12 semi-final wins Looking Back This post contains videos

Here are the highlights from Leinster and Connacht's impressive Pro12 semi-final wins

The two Irish provinces are set to meet in the final of the competition.

'It's fantastic but we've won nothing yet and that's the big thing' - Muldoon

Connacht’s captain says they will have their work cut out in the Pro12 final against Leinster.

Leinster's Ben Te'o called up to England squad for Australia tour

Leinster's Ben Te'o called up to England squad for Australia tour

Te’o set to leave Leinster for Worcester after next weekend’s Pro12 final.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 21 May, 2016

'It's déjà vu for us' - Ulster come up short at the RDS yet again

Craig Gilroy is certain Les Kiss can lead the northern province to better days.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 20 May, 2016

'There's a lot of ambitious players in the group that want to win trophies'

Leinster may be without captain Isa Nacewa in the Pro12 final next weekend.

Sexton leads charge as Leinster show knock-out class against Ulster

Leo Cullen’s men now await the winner of Connacht v Glasgow in the Pro12 final.

Snapshot: Rory McIlroy takes a break from the Irish Open to attend Leinster-Ulster

One Direction star and Leinster fan Niall Horan joined the golfer at tonight’s game.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Fitzgerald returns for Leinster as Ulster name unchanged XV for Pro12 semi-final

Jack Conan returns to the Leinster bench after a long injury lay-off.

Wallabies coach Cheika signs on until 2019 World Cup

The former Leinster boss guided Australia to the Rugby World Cup final and their first Rugby Championship in his first year in charge.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Dublin footballers and Leinster rugby players use Whatsapp to ask me about their food'

As performance nutritionist with two of the country’s leading sports teams, Daniel Davey is a busy man.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 13 May, 2016

Tom Denton is heading back to the Premiership after four years with Leinster

The 28-year-old hopes to help Leinster to a Guinness Pro12 triumph before departing for Gloucester.

'We are happy with three years' - IRFU content with residency regulations

IRFU CEO Philip Browne supports Cian Kelleher’s decision to leave Leinster for Connacht.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Leinster sign Hurricanes scrum half Jamison Gibson-Park

Hayden Triggs has also extended his contract.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Van der Flier to miss South Africa tour after season-ending surgery

The 23-year-old had an ankle operation yesterday.

Video analysis: Irish provinces show signs of attacking quality

We pick apart a few of our favourites scored from the Guinness Pro12 weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Cullen expects to have Sexton available for semi-final showdown with Ulster

But the news isn’t as positive on Rob Kearney.

Dates and times confirmed for mouth-watering Pro12 semi-finals

Leinster, Ulster, Connacht and Glasgow are the four sides that remain.

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day matchtracker

We followed all four provinces as the race for the play-offs and European qualification went down to the wire.

Leinster forced into late change as Devin Toner ruled out through illness

Ross Molony is drafted in as his replacement.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 6 May, 2016

Van der Flier credits Stander influence after being named Young Player of the Year

The Leinster openside flanker scooped the award at the IRUPA dinner on Wednesday night.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League

The 20-year-old is hoping for further playing opportunities under Leo Cullen next season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Sexton: There are things wrong with the environment that need a long time to fix

The out-half says Leinster are still nowhere near where they want to be but finishing the season with silverware may accelerate the process.

Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens

The 26-year-old Westmeath man has signed a two-year deal with Mark McCall’s side.

Connacht confirm signing of fullback Kelleher from Leinster

The 21-year-old prospect has signed a two-year deal with the western province.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 2 May, 2016

'It's your job and you've a lot of pride playing for Leinster. You're embarrassed coming in'

Jack McGrath admits Leinster’s players are hurting after their abject performance over the weekend.

Fitzgerald suffers another injury setback as Leinster lick their wounds after Ulster defeat

Josh van der Flier is also nursing an ankle knock from Saturday’s chastening afternoon in Belfast.

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