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# leinster-rugby - Monday 29 August, 2016

Can Leo Cullen's men rediscover their mojo? It's your big Leinster season preview

It has been a summer of change and the head coach will hope for a change in fortunes this year.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 26 August, 2016

Leinster end pre-season with five-try defeat to Bath in Donnybrook

Cian Healy and Rob Kearney made promising returns for the eastern province.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Gibson-Park set for Leinster debut as Kearney and Healy return for final pre-season friendly

Leo Cullen’s men welcome Bath to Donnybrook on Friday.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Leinster 'make progress' on defence coach as Cullen cools Mike Ford link D

Leinster 'make progress' on defence coach as Cullen cools Mike Ford link

The Leinster boss reckons eight or nine teams could win the Pro12 this season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

'I don't see why he can't be back to that level. He's an extraordinary athlete'

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty believes Cian Healy can return to former heights.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 22 August, 2016

Leinster's promising halfbacks vying for position as Pro12 season looms

Cathal Marsh, Ross Byrne and Joey Carbery are competing for the 10 shirt.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Leinster squeeze past Gloucester to record second pre-season victory

Leo Cullen’s men played some exciting rugby in patches.

Ringrose keeping a level head before second season with Leinster

The 21-year-old feels his studies are as important as rugby.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 August, 2016

Dublin's Aviva Stadium set to host the 2017 Pro12 final

This season’s denouement looks likely to take place on Irish soil.

'I would love to play with Bundee in the green shirt' - Leinster's Henshaw

The 23-year-old is targeting a return before the November Tests against the All Blacks.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'You look at the All Blacks and it's simplicity' - Leinster's Dempsey

The Leinster backs coach wants to see improved skill levels at the province this season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Cullen open to Leinster bringing in coaching experience after Henry's stint

The eastern province’s head coach says he doesn’t feel threatened in his position.

Cullen's Leinster to start season without host of injured star names

The likes of Cian Healy, Sean O’Brien and Johnny Sexton remain on the comeback trail.

Leinster defence coach Kurt McQuilkin to return to New Zealand for personal reasons

Leo Cullen lamented the loss of the coach.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Leinster appoint 'perfect role model' Isa Nacewa as club captain ahead of new season

The former Fiji international in his seventh season at the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 13 August, 2016

'I think it's brave' - Henry influence being felt by Heaslip and Leinster

The Ireland number eight has been learning about leaving a legacy.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 12 August, 2016

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Cullen includes 7 internationals in first Leinster squad of the season

The eastern province face Ulster in Navan this Saturday.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Leinster appoint former Western Force and Bath coach to backroom staff for new season

Charlie Higgins takes up the position vacated by Dan Tobin.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland internationals return as provinces prepare for demanding season

Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster face a testing time in Europe again.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 4 July, 2016

5 years after leaving for England, Niall Morris is coming home to Leinster

Leinster add a familiar face to their back three ahead of next season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Cullen hails retiring Fitzgerald as one of Ireland's 'greatest wingers'

‘We will miss him greatly.’

Luke Fitzgerald announces his retirement from rugby at 28

The Leinster and Ireland back hangs up his boots on medical advice.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 June, 2016

Leinster academy's Keenan out to top U20 ever-present status with world medal

The UCD man has had to work hard to pave a way into the Leinster set-up.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby

The 35-year-old is hanging his boots up after the tour of South Africa.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

8 of Nigel Carolan's Ireland U20 squad recruited to Leinster academy

Max Deegan, James Ryan and Andrew Porter among those entering year one of the programme.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Analysis: Connacht's morphing 2-4-2 is showing the way forward

Connacht’s attacking improvement is now being driven by the province’s players.

'It's up to Leinster and Leo to ask for help if they think that’s required'

IRFU performance director David Nucifora indicated that Cullen ‘possibly’ requires experience around him.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 30 May, 2016

Analysis: Bundee's brilliant hit on Sexton brought about by clever tweak

Pat Lam’s men have been pushing their scrum defence to get even greater linespeed.

Connacht's squad paid for four academy players to come to the Pro12 final

This Connacht squad won’t leave any man behind.

Pat Lam's Connacht plan for Pro12 victory to be only the beginning

The western province’s head coach feels they will handle personnel losses.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Analysis: Connacht's sensational attack brings them Pro12 glory

We’ve picked apart each of the western province’s three tries in the Pro12 final.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Connacht legend Muldoon finally gets reward for his incredible efforts

The 33-year-old Connacht captain lifted a trophy for the first time in his professional career.

'It's an incredible story for them and they fully deserved the title'

Leo Cullen and Jamie Heaslip were gracious after defeat in Murrayfield.

'It's realistic' - Pat Lam targets back-to-back Pro12 titles for Connacht

The western province’s head coach is already thinking of next season.

Niyi Adeolokun's sensational try one of the highlights of Connacht's memorable Pro12 win

An incredible piece of individual skill.

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Guinness Pro12 final

We were live from Murrayfield as the two Irish provinces locked horns with silverware on the line.

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.

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

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

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