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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Cullen bidding to become first man to lift European Cup as both player and coach Leo

Cullen bidding to become first man to lift European Cup as both player and coach

‘They’re a great bunch to work with at the moment, they were a great bunch to play with too.’

'The most impressive thing about Scott is what he's doing with the younger guys off the field'

Sexton and Kearney united in their praise for Leinster’s overseas player, who has brought a huge amount to the club since his arrival last summer.

'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling'

Greed is driving Leinster’s quest to add a fourth European star to the club’s crest after they dispatched Scarlets with a ruthless semi-final display.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Pivac full of praise for Leinster as Scarlets turn their focus to Pro14 run-in

The Welsh region’s first European semi-final appearance since 2007 ended in disappointment.

'We've had two great days in the Aviva, but it's a very different challenge to go away to Spain'

Leo Cullen hailed his side’s clinical nature as Leinster cruised into the Champions Cup final this afternoon.

Five-star Leinster book their ticket to Bilbao with scintillating victory over Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side were at their brilliant best at the Aviva Stadium to cruise through to next month’s Champions Cup final.

Poll: Who do you think will book a place in the Champions Cup final this weekend? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will book a place in the Champions Cup final this weekend?

Leinster, Scarlets, Munster and Racing 92 all chase semi-final glory this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 20 April, 2018

Leinster name strong 'A' team for tomorrow's B&I Cup semi-final

Adam Byrne, Ian Nagle and Josh Murphy all start against the Jersey Reds.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'Happy days if people want to underestimate us but we will do our talking on the field'

Rob Evans and Scarlets have no fear coming to Dublin to face Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 16 April, 2018

'We need to see if we have learned those lessons, so it's a huge week for us'

The painful memories of two semi-final defeats last year are driving Leinster on towards Scarlets this weekend.

Henshaw back in the selection picture for Champions Cup semi-final

The centre took part in Leinster’s pre-match warm-up last Saturday.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'We had a number of young lads out there and it's really, really painful learning for them'

Leo Cullen hopes his players can take lessons from last night’s shock defeat to Benetton moving into the business end of the season.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 14 April, 2018

O'Brien 'a little bit sore around his shoulder' after injury comeback lasts 40 minutes

The flanker was replaced at half-time of Leinster’s shock defeat to Benetton this evening.

Benetton stun the RDS as sloppy Leinster suffer shock defeat a week out from Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side suffered their first home loss this season and missed the chance to secure a home Pro14 semi-final.

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Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and special guest Eddie O’Sullivan will be breaking down two huge semi-finals.

Carbery's rare chance at 10 an exciting backdrop to Leinster's big-game rehearsal

The province can take a big step towards a home Pro14 semi-final tonight.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 13 April, 2018

'Jeepers, I remember the injury at the time and to see what he's done - an amazing story'

Leo Cullen and Jack McGrath look forward to welcoming former team-mate Ian McKinley back to the RDS tomorrow.

O'Brien return 'a great boost' but McGrath remains 'touch and go' for Scarlets

Leo Cullen has again rotated his squad for tomorrow’s visit of Benetton with all eyes on the Champions Cup semi-final.

O'Brien and Larmour back to start for Leinster in huge boost ahead of Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side face Benetton Treviso at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 9 April, 2018

Deegan the latest star turn off the unrivalled Leinster production line

The number eight has enjoyed a fine breakthrough season but is happy to bide his time.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Far from perfect, but Cullen pleased as Leinster maintain winning momentum

The eastern province cruised to victory over Zebre this afternoon.

'Everyone knows what's at stake - a sloppy performance opens the door for somebody else'

Opportunity knocks for some of Leinster’s fringe players this afternoon, but Leo Cullen demands the same standards as last week.

'Hopefully it won't be anything too major': Ruddock suffers fresh injury setback

Leinster’s back row options could be stretched further for Scarlets.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 6 April, 2018

McGrath in a boot as scrum-half faces race to be fit for Champions Cup semi-final

There is also continued uncertainty over Sean O’Brien’s return.

Cullen striving for selection balance as Leinster hunt down Pro14 top spot

The eastern province host Zebre tomorrow in the first of two games against Italian opposition before their Champions Cup semi-final.

'I was at every Leinster final. The Millennium was the best one, for me that stuck out'

21-year-old second row James Ryan is hungry for more trophy success this season.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Pro14 confirm kick-off times for end-of-season inter-pros

The provincial derbies will be shown back-to-back on TG4.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Chaos, stars and 'SUMO' firing Leinster up for revenge match with Scarlets

James Tracy trotted out one of Stuart Lancaster’s favoured mantras as Leinster hit a lull between massive European games.

'Last week he did everything he could': O'Brien came close to facing Saracens, Henshaw beating a path to Scarlets

Both Ireland internationals are making their way back from shoulder injuries.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'Winning is everything - now it’s time to step up, and take our prize'

Hungry, confident and in form, Leinster can dare to dream as they head into the business end of the season.

Wales look to Scarlets as they seek Gatland's replacement

Wayne Pivac says he has held informal talks with the Welsh Rugby Union.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 2 April, 2018

Strike move for Leavy try a snippet of what defines Leinster at their very best

The two Michael’s boys linked beautifully to cut Saracens apart.

Cullen's Leinster take another big step forward after laying down their credentials

“There is still lots of things in the performance we can get better at, that is one of the exciting things.”

No sign of Nacewa slowing down as Leinster captain continues to defy his years

The 35-year-old returned to play an important role in the province’s win over Saracens.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 1 April, 2018

McCall: Ireland's Grand Slam success a factor in Leinster's big win

Saracens rued their missed opportunities at the Aviva Stadium, but admit Leinster were full value for their 30-19 victory.

Cullen praises young guns Leavy and Ryan as Leinster win the big moments

The Leinster head coach knows how big a test Scarlets will provide in the semi-finals.

'It’s hard for him not to get frustrated' - Sexton bruised as Leinster batter Saracens

Mark McCall said his side didn’t plan to target the Leinster out-half.

Leinster's new wave bully and blitz holders Saracens to storm into semi-finals

Leo Cullen’s side join Munster in the last four after an impressive three-try win at the Aviva Stadium.

Leinster know only their best will suffice against three-in-a-row chasing Saracens

Champions Cup quarter-final showdown against defending champions will be a true measure of how much progress Cullen’s side have made.

The pain of Lyon driving Nacewa's quest to bring European success back to Leinster ISA

The pain of Lyon driving Nacewa's quest to bring European success back to Leinster

“We’ve got to take the opportunity against arguably the best team in Europe.”

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