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# leinster-rugby - Monday 12 February, 2018

Leinster's first defeat in 10 games and all the weekend's Pro14 highlights Catch Up This post contains videos

Leinster's first defeat in 10 games and all the weekend's Pro14 highlights

There were big wins for Munster, Connacht and Ulster over the weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 9 February, 2018

'It is tough': O'Loughlin trying to put Six Nations omission to one side

The centre starts for Leinster against Edinburgh in the Pro14 tonight.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Bent set for 100th appearance as Leinster name one debutant in XV to face Edinburgh

Youngster Will Connors has been handed a chance to impress at openside flanker.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

After a difficult start to life with Leinster, Bent set for 'proud' milestone in blue

The prop will make his 100th appearance for the province in Friday’s clash with Edinburgh.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'We are dying to see him back': Hip issue continues to keep O'Brien sidelined

The flanker hasn’t played since early December but Leinster say he is nearing a return.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 5 February, 2018

Byrne set for long-awaited Leinster return but still no sign of O'Brien or Ringrose

The province face Edinburgh on Friday night.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Ringrose not distracted by Six Nations as he puts injuries in rearview mirror

It has been a frustrating season for the Leinster centre but his positivity shines through as he looks ahead to a return this month.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 26 January, 2018

Leinster performance coach to make professional boxing debut in March

Cillian Reardon will enter the middleweight professional ranks on the undercard to Last Man Standing.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 20 January, 2018

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

We were at the Altrad Stadium as Leo Cullen’s side looked to progress to the quarter-finals as top seeds.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 January, 2018

'A trip to France is an assault on your senses. It's a good chance to show where we're at'

Leinster travel to Montpellier searching for a first win on French soil since October 2014.

Sexton rested as Cullen makes six changes for Leinster's trip to Montpellier

Joey Carbery could make his return from injury after being named on the bench.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

Leinster are already through, and both Munster and Ulster know what they need to do this weekend to qualify for the knock-out stages.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Leinster the team to beat in Europe and more talking points from the RDS

Plus, the impact Scott Fardy and James Lowe have made as the province book their place in the quarters.

Eight-try Leinster flex their European muscle to book home quarter-final in style

Leo Cullen’s side made light work of Glasgow as they put in another big performance at the RDS.

Home quarter-final within reach for high-flying Leinster

Leo Cullen’s side welcome a severely-depleted Glasgow Warriors outfit to the RDS knowing victory would secure top spot in Pool 3.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'I don't want to force him into any box, he is doing things his way. That's the beauty about him'

Isa Nacewa doesn’t want to compare Jordan Larmour with any other player out there, because the fullback is doing it all his own way.

'An injury can make liars out of us': Cullen coy on O'Brien's return date

The Leinster head coach said he had to make a ‘few tough calls’ this week despite the loss of O’Brien and Garry Ringrose for Glasgow.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 12 January, 2018

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

Lowe and Larmour set for first European starts as Cullen names Leinster team for Glasgow

Isa Nacewa also returns from injury to captain Leinster in their round five clash at the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 January, 2018

RDS seating issue rectified ahead of Leinster's Champions Cup game this weekend

12 supporters were moved from their seats due to a ‘small localised issue’ during the win over Ulster last week.

Tireless Van der Flier not resting on his laurels as he works to become the complete seven

The flanker says he needs to improve the impact he makes with ball in hand rather than ‘just catching it and putting the head down.’

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'I’ve been stuck with this stigma of concussion and it's frustrating because it's not true'

Johnny Sexton has spoken about his irritation and anger at being so closely linked with the head injury despite suffering ‘two or three ever’ in his career.

Leinster facing big selection calls despite the loss of Ringrose and O'Brien for Glasgow

Competition for places fierce in the backline, the back row and at loosehead where Cian Healy returns from suspension.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Ringrose a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery

The centre is only just back from a long-term layoff following shoulder surgery.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 6 January, 2018

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro14 Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro14

We were at the RDS as Leo Cullen’s side looked to complete an inter-pro clean sweep.

'If I'm playing well for Ulster then there's no reason I can't do it for Ireland'

Today’s clash with Leinster offers Stuart McCloskey an opportunity to make a Six Nations statement.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 5 January, 2018

'He's slightly different to the other back rowers we have'

Academy flanker Josh Murphy gets his second start for Leinster against Ulster tomorrow.

Jack McGrath to lead Leinster as Rory Best returns for Ulster

Meanwhile, Academy player Josh Murphy makes just his second start for the hosts.

Garry Ringrose is just happy to be back

And he’s not thinking past Saturday’s inter-pro against Ulster.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Analysis: Exciting James Lowe bringing a smile to Leinster faces

The 25-year-old wing had an impressive impact against Connacht.

'It's really special being able to come in every day and do something you love with your best friends'

After exceeding all expectations last year, Leinster and Ireland prop Andrew Porter wants to push on and get more game time in 2018.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Carbery uses injury lay-off to work on place-kicking with Ireland coach Murphy

The 22-year-old has been working closely with the Ireland skills and kicking coach during his time out with a fractured wrist.

'It's an exciting time. We've a good squad and everyone's on the same page'

Sean O’Brien continues to rehab a ‘funny’ hip problem but is looking forward to a big couple of weeks with Leinster.

New Year, new focus: McGrath puts November behind him to regain form and fitness

2017 proved to be a mixed bag for the prop but he is now looking forward rather than back at a difficult end to last year.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'He's got an incredible appetite for work': Van der Flier sets new Pro14 record

The Leinster flanker made a remarkable 34 tackles during yesterday’s win over Connacht.

Carbery returns to Leinster training and O'Brien targets Champions Cup comeback

The 22-year-old is still a number of weeks away from a full return but is making good progress.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 1 January, 2018

As It Happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14

Leinster welcomed Connacht to the RDS for a New Year’s Day Interpro in the Guinness Pro14.

Resurgent Connacht out to end RDS hoodoo and halt the Leinster juggernaut

The western province have not beaten Leinster in Dublin since 2002, but are on an upward curve under Kieran Keane.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Ireland omission a kick in the teeth for Cronin but hooker ready if Joe calls again

“Deep down, at the end of the day, I think I am good enough to get back in.”

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Connacht make 3 changes

With his side in the middle of a hectic schedule, Leo Cullen has retained just two players from the starting XV that overcame Munster.