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# leinster - Today’s News

A member of Ireland’s squad to face the Baa-Baas is leaving Leinster for Connacht

Pat Lam has secured the services of the versatile forward.

# leinster - Monday 25 May, 2015

Offaly unveil starting fifteen for Leinster U21 hurling opener against Westmeath

The sides clash in Tullamore on Wednesday night.

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC — Eoin Reddan

‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’

# leinster - Friday 22 May, 2015

From Polls closed: Here’s a snapshot of the turnout across the country Referendums

Polls closed: Here’s a snapshot of the turnout across the country

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

6 men who could fill Leinster’s vacant head coach position

We’re expecting Jake White to be in the news a lot this summer.

# leinster - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Matt O’Connor to leave Leinster after two years in charge

The Australian had a year remaining on his contract.

# leinster - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Danny Barnes and 4 more of the best Pro12 semi-finals

The play-off stage of the league has lived in the shadow of European finals, until now.

# leinster - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Champions Cup failings helped bring about this perfect Pro12 storm

10 teams have something worth playing for this weekend, and it’s all thanks to the men who killed the Heineken Cup.

# leinster - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Leinster players disappointed with their ‘rollercoaster’ season

Jamie Heaslip spoke after yesterday’s win about being disappointed with the season but being glad to have Champions Cup qualification sorted.

# leinster - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland The Chosen Few This post contains videos

Ranked: Gordon D’Arcy’s 7 tries for Ireland

What’s rare is wonderful.

# leinster - Friday 1 May, 2015

The story of Gordon D’Arcy’s hair through 12 glorious headshots

The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…

# leinster - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Isa Nacewa re-signs for Leinster with ‘unfinished business on the pitch’

And the province hope to add two more signings in the coming weeks.

# leinster - Sunday 26 April, 2015

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.

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