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# leinster-rugby - Today’s News

Looks like the Robbie Deans to Leinster speculation could be at an end

Leinster job is very attractive, accepts Deans, “but not for me.”

# leinster-rugby - Friday 22 May, 2015

Robbie Deans calls on Leinster trio to face Ireland with Barbarians

Shane Jennings will finish his professional career by playing for the famous invitational side.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Leinster and All Blacks the role models for Townsend’s Warriors

The Scottish side host Ulster in the first Pro12 semi-final tomorrow night.

Former All Black Deans emerges as early front-runner for Leinster job

The ex-Australia coach is understood to be interested in relocating to Europe.

Best for both parties as O’Connor heads for the Leinster exit door

The Australian is likely to head back to his native land for his next job.

From Treviso to … Treviso: 5 games that proved pivotal in Matt O’Connor’s downfall

The Leinster boss left by mutual consent this morning and there will hardly be too much outcry from Leinster supporters.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Missing out on Pro12 play-offs is ‘unacceptable’ for Leinster – Madigan

The Leinster out-half says Matt O’Connor’s men will take positives from the season too.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 18 May, 2015

One of Leinster’s forgotten men reminded everyone how talented he is in the Pro12 finale

Noel Reid scored an absolutely scorching try against Edinburgh.

Analysis: Leinster’s World Cup cast show O’Connor their value

The likes of Noel Reid, Jack Conan and Luke McGrath will be asked to step up next season.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 16 May, 2015

One of rugby’s all-time heroes finally called it a day this afternoon

The legend that is Nathan Hines played his last ever game today.

Everything Leinster fans wanted to see from Ian Madigan at 10 this season was on show today

He kicked well, he sniped shrewdly and he put team-mates into space.

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker

There is a LOT to play for in the last round of fixtures.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

Ian Madigan back at 10 for Leinster while Ulster bench front-liners

Collie O’Shea and Noel Reid come into the Leinster midfield for the trip to Edinburgh.

Pressure off, O’Brien feels Leinster can ‘go out and just play’ this weekend

Carlow’s finest back row highlighted the excellent work IRUPA are doing for players in Ireland.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback

We look back on one of the most legendary games in the history of European rugby.

The fight for World Cup places at second row is getting just as competitive as back row

Mike McCarthy spoke about how well the second rows in Ireland are playing at the moment.

Leinster fans might be about to see a lot more of Garry Ringrose and some other young guns

Ringrose, Cian Kelleher and Ross Molony have all been training with the senior squad recently.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2015

Ben Te’o on if he’s better at league or union, not working with BOD and texting Slammin’ Sam

After an injury-plagued start, the New Zealander’s first season in union has developed nicely.

Gordon D’Arcy’s last home club game… might not have actually been his last home club game

D’Arcy might get to redo his farewell if he misses out on World Cup selection.

There has been an encouraging World Cup health update on one of Ireland’s chief bulldozers

Leinster skills coach Richie Murphy had positive news regarding Cian Healy.

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here

Including the best bits of Connacht’s win in Italy.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Cronin and Conan claim big awards at Leinster’s end of season bash

Two powerful ball-carriers both collected official honours from within their own province tonight.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 8 May, 2015

Leinster ensure Champions Cup qualification with drab win over Treviso

A miserable evening in Dublin was not conducive to exciting attacking rugby.

The Treviso bus driver made a complete mess of parking at the RDS

Thankfully, a Harchester United-style disaster was averted.

The Melbourne Rebels Twitter account really enjoyed a former Leinster hooker’s big break earlier

Tom Sexton made a key contribution in Super Rugby this morning.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 7 May, 2015

‘It brings you down to earth and makes you feel quite real’

The province are promoting LauraLynn Children’s Hospice this season.

Healy set for neck ‘investigations’ after missing out on Treviso game

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will be hoping the problem is nothing serious.

Five changes for Leinster as O’Connor’s men look to salvage season

Ian Madigan is back at inside centre, while Ireland wing Dave Kearney returns in the back three.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A Leinster cult hero is joining Scotland’s World Cup coaching team

Nathan Hines will link up with his former Clermont boss Vern Cotter after he retires from playing.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Another Ireland international joins Leinster’s lengthening injury list

Luke Fitzgerald should be fit again for the World Cup, however.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 4 May, 2015

Here’s The42′s Champions Cup team of the tournament

No surprise that Toulon and Clermont are well represented.

Gordon D’Arcy and Brian O’Driscoll traded glorious hair-related burns on Twitter earlier

D’Arcy probably wins a split decision here.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 3 May, 2015

‘My agent was looking at me like I was crazy but I signed on the back of a napkin’

Aidan McCullen tells The42 about a career that brought him from Dublin to Toulouse to London and back home.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 1 May, 2015

Gordon D’Arcy has announced his retirement from rugby

Three-time Heineken Cup winner will hang up his boots after the Rugby World Cup.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 30 April, 2015

‘Props shouldn’t talk about anything except scrums!’ – Sexton on Second Captains

The Ireland out-half addressed Laurent Bénézech’s comments about his return from concussion.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Bad news for Leinster and Ireland as Sean Cronin’s season is over

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt won’t be too pleased with this news either.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster’s Pro12 form grows

We dissect the performances of some of Ulster’s key men during the win over Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 27 April, 2015

A three-time European Cup winner with Leinster could join a very exclusive club this weekend

Only two men have won four European Cups. There could be a third soon enough.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 26 April, 2015

The best part of Ulster v Leinster was when Paddy Jackson briefly morphed into Julian Savea

Jackson isn’t known for his strength but he boshed Jimmy Gopperth spectacularly.

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