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# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

World Cup provides an exciting opportunity for Leinster’s young stars

‘We want players fighting for their place,’ says head coach Leo Cullen.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Still room for ‘right person’ as Leinster’s backs coach under Cullen

Girvan Dempsey is currently in the role on a short-term contract.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Murphy has Schmidt’s trust as he reads Ireland’s game better than ever

The versatile 24-year-old has grown into an important squad member under the Kiwi.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 21 August, 2015

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster

Dominic Ryan captains Leo Cullen’s first XV of the 2015/16 campaign.

Ireland pull Moore from Leinster duty with prop in precautionary moon boot

The tighthead prop has experienced some foot pain and Joe Schmidt is being cautious.

Leo Cullen: ‘It’s quite soon in my career as a coach, but Leinster too good to turn down’

It’s been a whirlwind 15 months from captain to coach.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Kevin McLaughlin will lead Leo Cullen’s side in the opening months of the season.

Cullen is ‘the right man’ but Sexton sees scope for fresh voice at Leinster

The out-half says he sees some similarities between Cullen and Joe Schmidt.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Leinster confirm Leo Cullen as permanent head coach on two-year deal

Defence coach Kurt McQuilkin has also extended his contract to two years.

Cullen will have the backing of everyone as Leinster head coach – Toner

The Ireland lock says the province’s players are very confident in their coaching team.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here’s Leinster’s new ‘electric blue’ home jersey and white alternate kit

These are the jerseys the eastern province will be wearing in the new season.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 14 August, 2015

Provinces get financial top-up as IRFU reports €8.7 million surplus

The union says the club game will benefit from an encouraging financial season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Fitzgerald and Moore back in contention as Ireland release two players

Cian Healy is ‘progressing well’ but still not involved in contact training.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The home of Leinster rugby will have a new name ‘very soon’

RDS chief executive Michal Duffy says they are close to making an announcement on the deal.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 31 July, 2015

Kane Douglas’ return to Australia confirmed after release from Leinster

The Wallabies lock has secured a three-year contract with Queensland Reds.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Leinster underage product Timoney heads north to join Ulster

The Ireland U20 international back row has signed an academy contract with the northern province.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 27 July, 2015

Leinster close to signing South African scrum-half as World Cup cover

Conrad Hoffmann is set to join from the Sharks on a three-month contract.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 July, 2015

Leinster players would have ‘no complaints’ about Cullen as head coach

Ireland prop Mike Ross says the squad would ‘back him 100%’ to deliver.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Leinster release Kane Douglas after receiving ‘suitable’ compensation

The lock is expected to join Queensland Reds on a two-year contract.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Leaving so soon? Hagan to head for Super Rugby after short-term Leinster deal

Prop signs for Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2017 season.

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble will take on both Connacht and Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Spencer and Crowley among possibilities for Leinster backs coach role

The province have been looking at a number of options to guide their resurgence in 2015/16.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 10 July, 2015

Douglas wants out of Leinster but the province want compensation, and a lot of it

The Australian says he has struggled to settle into life in Ireland.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 25 June, 2015

‘Fifth isn’t a disgrace but fans need clarity in what’s acceptable and what’s realistic’

Matt O’Connor has spoken for the first time since his departure from Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

‘There was always an urge to come back to Ireland’ – Nacewa’s return a ‘no-brainer’

The popular utility back can’t wait to get started at his old club Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Brown turns down Leinster’s advances to fill head coaching job

The42 understands that the Irish province made an approach for the former All Black.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 June, 2015

One for the Leinster shortlist? All Blacks legend Kirwan resigns as Blues coach

Former Italy and Japan coach has previously been linked to both Ulster and Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Leinster surprised by lack of high-profile interest in head coaching position

It’s looking increasingly likely that Leo Cullen will lead the province into the 2015/16 season.

Foley’s Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages

The southern province appear to have the greatest chance of a knock-out clash next season.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 15 June, 2015

Two senior coaching appointments for Leinster but still no word on the top job

Familiar faces on the field for the Blues are now part of the coaching set-up.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation

The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Schmidt effect: Ireland coach’s shadow looms over Leinster job

Leinster say they’re in ‘no immediate rush’ to replace Matt O’Connor.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Leinster’s scrum coach follows Matt O’Connor through the exit door

Leo Cullen and head of fitness Dan Tobin will be holding the fort this summer.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

Brad Thorn will finish his career by captaining the Baa-Baas

The hugely successful All Black partners Samu Manoa in a blockbusting second row.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Wexford native Furlong keen to impress Schmidt in Ireland’s green

The 22-year-old Leinster tighthead has earned his shot at international honours with an impressive season.

‘I won’t be surprised if Bernard Jackman gets the Leinster job’

Gio Aplon talks about life under the former Ireland hooker at Top 14 outfit Grenoble.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

June might be the time to discuss new Ireland contract – Joe Schmidt

The Kiwi’s current deal extends until after the 2016 Six Nations.

Schmidt: O’Connor’s departure from Leinster was not my decision

The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

‘I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training’

Shane Jennings has been named as captain of the Baa-Baas team to face Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.

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