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#Leinster

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

Inconsistency the big issue Leinster need to address — Matt O’Connor

The Australian believes the performance against Toulon is evidence that Leinster can compete with the best.

# leinster - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’

With the Pro12 final set for Belfast, Ulster are hoping to have four massive home games left in their season.

Against Habana, you have to expect him to attempt an intercept — Bowe on Leinster heartbreak

The Ulster wing is fond of turning defence in to seven points himself, so here’s how he viewed the decisive score in Sunday’s semi-final.

# leinster - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed — Rob Kearney

The fullback says his side must keep evolving to challenge the threats from the Top 14.

# leinster - Monday 20 April, 2015

Sexton alone not enough to restore Leinster to right side of ‘the fine margins’

The eastern province are becoming accustomed to dogfights, but have the pedigree to be so much better.

Which French giant do you think will win the first Champions Cup? London Calling This post contains a poll

Which French giant do you think will win the first Champions Cup?

It will be Clermont’s second European final, can they finally claim the title?

# leinster - Friday 17 April, 2015

‘Leinster preparing for as big a battle as we’ve ever had’

The Australian says the champions are capable of stepping their game up by 40% for the arrival of Leinster.

No prizes for guessing who BOD thinks will reach the Champions Cup final

He thinks Clermont are “the best team that have never won the European Cup” and the strongest of the four remaining sides.

# leinster - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

5 reasons to believe Leinster will beat Toulon this weekend

Call us crazy, but we expect the three-time champs to make this a contest.

Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals

Time for the Champions Cup to add to the list.

# leinster - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘On Sunday it has to be 100%’: Leinster doubling down on defensive effort for Marseille

After racking up 68 missed tackles in three games, Jimmy Gopperth says the province are ready to ‘make their shots’ against Toulon.

Jennings the only doubt as Leinster issue clean bill of health for Toulon clash

Rhys Ruddock and Kane Douglas are the only players ruled out by Leo Cullen.

# leinster - Friday 10 April, 2015

Leinster opt to omit O’Brien and front-liners for Pro12 clash with Dragons

The likes of Sean O’Brien, Ian Madigan, Cian Healy and Rob Kearney are absent.

# leinster - Thursday 9 April, 2015

‘I remember everything now’: Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow

The winger is following his return to play protocols this week after colliding with Kyle Eastmond’s shoulder.

# leinster - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

‘Win our next 3 games and the first half of the season is forgotten’ — Gordon D’Arcy

Leinster have “made things hard” for themselves, but the veteran centre refuses to lose heart when the Champions Cup final is a step away.

‘Leinster the only club he’d come back to’: Madigan would welcome Nacewa with open arms

The goal-kicker hailed the Aucklander as the biggest influence on his game.

# leinster - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Here’s The42′s Team of the Champions Cup 1/4 finals

We just about managed to resist going with an all-Clermont XV.

Leinster are Marseille-bound after Toulon see off Wasps

That’s why they’re champions.

# leinster - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

A brief history of Leinster’s European rivalry with Bath Lucky 7 This post contains videos

A brief history of Leinster’s European rivalry with Bath

Or maybe it’s been too one-sided to call a rivalry.

# leinster - Saturday 28 March, 2015

‘Obsession’ part and parcel of Peter Stringer’s drive to compete

Bath’s Grand Slam winner is desperate to get back to Lansdowne Road.

‘No magic formula, just an attitude shift’ behind Leinster’s big comeback

Isaac Boss was left hoping Leinster won’t rue these two dropped points at the end of the season.

Munster? Leinster? Peter Stringer still on the hunt for a club to match his ambition

The Munster legend feels he has more to give to professional rugby after his contract with Bath expires.

# leinster - Friday 27 March, 2015

Leinster come from 20 down to share eight tries in thrilling draw with Glasgow

Last year’s finalists both take three points from a brilliant match.

A former Ireland U20 hooker made his Super Rugby debut this morning

Tom Sexton played for the Melbourne Rebels in their defeat to the in-form Hurricanes.

# leinster - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

12 of the best pics from all today’s schools rugby action

Roscrea, Rockwell and RBAI triumphed in their respective competitions.

# leinster - Friday 13 March, 2015

From ever-present to outsider — Dave Kearney working hard to get back in the picture with Ireland

The Leinster man admits it has been a frustrating experience watching Ireland defend the Six Nations without him.

# leinster - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ireland U20 prospect Loughman eager to deliver ball to talented backline

The former Athy, Árdscoil na Tríonóide and Blackrock man is enjoying his first U20 Six Nations.

# leinster - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Wexford’s Good Counsel lifted the Leinster senior football colleges title today

Good Counsel saw off St Mary’s Edenderry in the decider.

# leinster - Thursday 5 March, 2015

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Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop

And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.

# leinster - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Wallace back from cruciate injury as Meath U21s name 6 seniors for Westmeath game

The teams meet at the quarter-final stage in Leinster tomorrow night in Navan.

# leinster - Monday 2 March, 2015

Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on

There’s only so much rugby you can fit into a weekend. So here’s some bonus Monday footage.

# leinster - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ruddock returns for Leinster as Humphreys becomes Ulster centurion

These two provinces are in action against Welsh opposition tomorrow.

Another Leinster county has sold the naming rights of their main GAA stadium

Wexford have taken the step forward.

# leinster - Monday 23 February, 2015

‘I kind of ran away from it initially’ – Fogarty fronts up on concussion issue

The former Leinster hooker says players are ‘never going to want to come off’ after knocks to the head.

# leinster - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Leinster boss dismisses reports linking Kane Douglas with a return to Australia

Matt O’Connor also confirmed that Ruddock, McFadden and Te’o could return to action on Sunday.

Fancy a gawk around Leinster’s gym? Come with us…

Leinster’s head of fitness Daniel Tobin talks us through a regular day under the roof of their shiny new facility.

# leinster - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Injury doubt Heaslip on track to feature for Ireland against Italy

The 31-year-old number eight is recovering from a shoulder injury.

# leinster - Monday 2 February, 2015

‘People in Ireland love giving out’: O’Brien has his say on ‘unfair’ criticism of Leinster

The flanker thinks it’s “a load of shite” that Matt O’Connor has been the target of so much flak.

# leinster - Friday 30 January, 2015

Here’s what the redeveloped RDS will look like after its €20 million makeover

The new Anglesea Stand will bring Leinster’s home up to a 25,000 capacity.

Wolfhounds relieved to have ‘X-factor’ of returning O’Brien on their side

The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.

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