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# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Leinster ‘hopeful’ Healy will be available this weekend but Schmidt could yet come calling

It looks like the prop will be playing at the weekend, but will it be for Leinster or Ireland?

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

‘We have to put everything into the league now and we’ve been eyeing this game up for a while’

Dominic Ryan looks ahead to Leinster’s tricky trip to face the Dragons this Friday.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Further blow for Leinster as captain Isa Nacewa sidelined after surgical procedure

The 33-year-old will miss this week’s trip to Dragons.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 January, 2016

Blow for Leinster as Wasps win tug-of-war for Ireland international Marty Moore

Ireland tighthead will move to the Premiership at the end of the season.

Leinster squad stretched as Cullen set to be without 35 players for Dragons trip

Injuries and international commitments has left the province with a severely depleted panel.

Leinster now say that Johnny Sexton did NOT suffer concussion against Wasps

The 30-year-old was ready to come back on against Wasps but the medical team erred on the side of caution.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Leo Cullen tries to find positives after Leinster fall to morale-sapping defeat

The Leinster coach watched his side suffer an emphatic 51-10 loss against Wasps.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 23 January, 2016

‘He looked okay in the dressing room’ – Leo Cullen delivers injury update on Sexton

The Leinster coach also revealed Marty Moore suffered a hamstring injury.

Leinster’s miserable European campaign ends with a whimper as Wasps run in 7 tries

Leo Cullen’s men were hammered in Coventry.

Concern for Johnny Sexton as out-half suffers another head injury

He was replaced after just nine minutes of Leinster’s game with Wasps this afternoon.

As it happened: Wasps v Leinster and Connacht v Enisei-STM

We followed all the action from the Ricoh Arena and Galway.

Imposing ex-Leinster centre Sheridan embracing French mentality

The 26-year-old is enjoying life with Oyonnax after three years in England.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Leinster may retain Moore as Ireland prop considers u-turn on Wasps move

The 24-year-old is understood to be reconsidering his decision to move to England next season.

A day in the life: Leinster and Ireland rugby player Fergus McFadden

What does it take to be a professional rugby player? We found out.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 18 January, 2016

Leinster’s young guns setting new standards for Cullen’s squad

The likes of Ross Molony, James Tracy and Garry Ringrose were outstanding against Bath.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Munster’s James Cronin set for move to England as Nagle opts for Leinster

The 25-year-old is close to agreeing a deal with a Premiership club, while Nagle is on his way to Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

We’ll Leave it There So: €1 Conor McGregor, Leinster player’s future in doubt and all today’s sport

Plus, Irish tennis player James McGee is just two wins away from a place at the Australian Open.

Marty Moore set to follow Ian Madigan out of Leinster – report

This morning’s Irish Times suggests a move is imminent but the province will not comment on speculation.

Luke McGrath: We owe ourselves and the fans a big performance against Bath

The young scrum-half could make his first European start this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

‘It’s very enjoyable playing rugby here at the minute’: Furlong reveling in Leinster revival

The mood around the province has changed over the last number of weeks.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 11 January, 2016

Positive injury update on Jamie Heaslip as he responds well to heavy knock to head

The Leinster number eight was ‘bouncing’ around this morning.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 8 January, 2016

Leinster’s march continues as Cullen’s men move to Pro12 summit with Ospreys win

It was the province’s first victory at the Liberty Stadium since a Heineken Cup win in 2013.

‘I heard a crack in my neck and thought about my kids straight away’

Keith Earls said he felt genuine fear before being forced off in Munster’s defeat to Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Leinster’s Fergus McFadden handed three-week ban for stamp on Nathan White

The Ireland international accepted he committed an act of foul play.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Healy undergoes knee operation in bid to ensure Six Nations fitness

The 28-year-old limped off during Leinster’s win over Munster in Thomond Park.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 1 January, 2016

Leo Cullen thanks Leinster fans for braving the elements to support the team

The Leinster head coach also praised his side as they accounted for Connacht in today’s inter-pro clash.

‘There were big calls against us’ – Connacht coach Lam unhappy with TMO try decision

The western province have now lost three games on the bounce after defeat at the RDS earlier.

Should Josh van der Flier’s game-clinching try have been awarded or not? Try Or No Try? This post contains a poll

Should Josh van der Flier’s game-clinching try have been awarded or not?

It was a contentious decision.

Start as you mean to go on! Leinster begin year with inter-pro win over Connacht

Josh van der Flier’s try proved crucial in a low-scoring derby at the RDS.


As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12

We followed the New Year’s Day inter-provincial clash live from the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From the Bangor Bulldozer to Baby BOD: 5 Irish young guns who broke out in 2015

The future of the back row – and the backline – looks bright in Ireland.

Cullen rings the changes for Connacht clash but Ringrose retained at outside centre

Connacht have also named their team for Friday’s meeting.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

O’Brien’s display against Munster bodes well for Joe Schmidt’s Ireland

The 28-year-old was excellent on his return from an inner-ear issue.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 28 December, 2015

‘Whatever he gets he deserves every cent of it’ – O’Driscoll wishes Madigan luck in France Pastures New This post contains videos

‘Whatever he gets he deserves every cent of it’ – O’Driscoll wishes Madigan luck in France

The former Ireland captain says the out-half has earned the right to be first choice.

Ian Madigan to leave Leinster at end of season after signing deal with Bordeaux

The Ireland international had been heavily linked with a move away from the province.

‘I think Garry is going to be a great player’ – Ringrose shows rich promise

The Leinster centre was superb in Thomond Park yesterday.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 27 December, 2015

O’Driscoll: Ireland could do ‘a whole lot worse’ than starting Ringrose in Six Nations

The 20-year-old impressed in Leinster’s Pro12 defeat of Munster this evening.

Munster’s halfback woes, Ringrose, and more Thomond Park talking points

The 20-year-old Leinster centre set up the eastern province’s first try.

Leinster return to form as Foley’s Munster lose in Thomond Park again

The southern province have now lost five games in a row.

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

Munster took on Leinster, as both sides looked to put recent disappointments in Europe behind them.

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