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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Friday 12 October, 2018

Watch: Lowe hammers home Leinster's advantage with brilliant individual try The Lowe Show This post contains videos

Watch: Lowe hammers home Leinster's advantage with brilliant individual try

The Kiwi winger didn’t need any support as he went it alone against Wasps.

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s side got their European title defence underway against Wasps at the RDS on Friday night.

'I really enjoyed my time at Leinster but knew Johnny was only gone for two years'

Jimmy Gopperth is back at the RDS with Wasps tonight, but a serious knee injury denies him the chance to face his former club.

Leinster's alternative XV: Two Lions, 11 internationals and 251 caps

The defending Pro14 and European champions have so many options to choose from.

'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid

Leo Cullen’s side begin their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Wasps at the RDS tonight.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'It's tough, but there's no reason why we can't win nine from nine again'

Rob Kearney sees no reason why Leinster can’t replicate their title-winning form from last season.

'I know I'll go back to coaching when the timing is right, but it's not now'

Former Leinster captain Isa Nacewa was a guest on the second episode of the Heineken Rugby Weekly.

'There are a lot of guys disappointed': Cullen's Leinster fully locked and loaded

Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden among the players to miss out on selection for Heineken Champions Cup opener against Wasps.

'Change before change is needed': Sea swims, saunas and stretching giving Ringrose the edge

Complacency isn’t part of the Leinster centre’s DNA as he strives to become a better player each day.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 8 October, 2018

'We won’t be favourites': Wasps hoping to have key players back for Leinster

Captain Joe Launchbury is among those racing to be fit for Friday’s clash at the RDS.

Cullen faces tough selection calls as Leinster turn attention to Europe

The eastern province have a quick turnaround into the visit of Wasps to the RDS on Friday.

'Seeing Johnny every day you want to get to his level'

Ross Byrne seized his starting opportunity against Munster on Saturday, as he strives to bring his game to new levels.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 7 October, 2018

'He's one of those world-class players': Leinster's Kiwi magician a joy to behold

James Lowe’s moments of brilliance proved the difference as Leinster continued their recent dominance over Munster.

'A lot of guys put their hand up': Leinster building momentum ahead of Wasps

Leavy, Ryan, O’Brien and McGrath all sharpened their form with hard-working shifts in Saturday’s inter-pro win over Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'Unfortunately certain calls went against us': JVG laments chalked-off Earls try

The Munster head coach called for consistency from officials as he reflected on his side’s inter-pro defeat to Leinster.

Leinster show all their champion quality to grind out epic inter-pro win over Munster

Johann van Graan’s side threw everything at the hosts, but their poor record at the Aviva Stadium continues.

Rivalries renewed as fully-loaded Munster take aim at Leinster

Joey Carbery returns to face his former side, as the provincial rivals go head-to-head in the Guinness Pro14 this evening.

'I always do what's best for the team': Leinster save Sexton for Europe

Leo Cullen wants his side to build ‘positive momentum’ heading into Wasps next week when they host Munster later.

'I have a sneaky feeling Munster are going to pick them off'

Can the southern province take advantage of their ‘free shot’ this weekend?

# leinster-rugby - Friday 5 October, 2018

Munster's heavy artillery concerns Cullen ahead of Aviva inter-pro showdown

Johann van Graan’s side are travelling to the capital fully locked and loaded.

Cullen 'looking at the broader picture' as O'Brien slots in at number eight

The 31-year-old is named in an exciting back row unit alongside Rhys Ruddock and Dan Leavy for Saturday’s clash with Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Henshaw ready and waiting for Munster after missing out on Galway return

The Leinster centre has made his seasonal reappearance in this fixture over the last two years, but now feels in better shape than ever.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'When the Aviva is full for a passionate inter-pro derby, it’s an amazing place to play'

Over 46,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday’s derby between Leinster and Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'When I'm as fit as I can be and in as good form as I can be, I back myself to play' Sob

'When I'm as fit as I can be and in as good form as I can be, I back myself to play'

After making his long-awaited comeback in Galway, Sean O’Brien is relishing the prospect of a first start in five months against Munster.

'A pretty strong team will be put out': Leinster go into Munster with one eye on Europe

Over 44,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the Aviva Stadium.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 1 October, 2018

Leavy, Ryan and McGrath back to boost Leinster for Munster showdown

The Ireland trio all return to team training this week ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the Aviva Stadium.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 28 September, 2018

'I'm sure a lot of teams don't like us': Sexton ready for renewal of Connacht rivalry

The Leinster captain starts his third consecutive Pro14 game tomorrow evening.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Our challenge is to make it really uncomfortable for Leinster to come to the Sportsground'

Andy Friend says talk of John Muldoon’s conversion ‘is history’, and his side are focusing on grasping their next opportunity.

Leinster the team to beat, but painful European memories stick with Cullen and Sexton

“If you are a little bit off in this competition, you’ll be exposed.”

Connacht reject Healy's claim of disrespectful behaviour

The sides meet in Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the Sportsground.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 24 September, 2018

'It was a pretty dark time': Healy and Leinster eye Galway revenge

Last season’s heavy defeat to Connacht will fuel Leinster fire this week as attention turns to the Pro14 inter-pros.

'Christ, they're a good side, but they had to play well to get past us'

Richard Cockerill was encouraged by Edinburgh’s performance at the RDS on Saturday night.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Head knocks to Ryan and Leavy the only blemish on Leinster's night

Leo Cullen was pleased with the intensity his side showed in the bonus-point win over Edinburgh.

Leinster flex their muscle in Edinburgh arm-wrestle to claim five hard-earned points

Leo Cullen’s side made it back-to-back bonus-point wins at the RDS.

'People have been writing me off since day one, but I'm always going to be there fighting'

Now in his 14th season as a professional, Devin Toner feels as fresh and fit as ever as he continues to stand the test of time.

'We don't want to go down the line of other sports where play-acting is rewarded'

Leo Cullen says it’s important rugby strikes a balance between being a safe game and one which retains its values.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 21 September, 2018

'Hopefully no more injuries': McGrath eyes his window of opportunity

The scrum-half starts tomorrow’s Pro14 clash against Edinburgh and knows it’s an important period for him.

'We want good behaviours with referees, because we're trying to play within the rules'

Leo Cullen says Leinster are always trying to tighten their discipline.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?' Life After Rugby This post contains videos

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'

Devin Toner visited The42 offices today to discuss life after rugby.

Leinster unveil new 'night navy' adidas kit for defence of their Champions Cup crown

The fourth star sits proudly above the crest.

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