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# leinster - Yesterday’s News

€20k 'top-up' to help Galway as Leinster still say no to home hurling games out west

The Tribesmen haven’t held a home game since joining Leinster in 2009.

Farrell input can help Ireland take historic win over All Blacks - Lancaster

And belief, lots of belief, says the man who beat the world champions in 2012.

# leinster - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'I didn't feel too off the pace': Another game and Sean O'Brien will be ready for November

After 80 minutes over two weekends, the Tullow Tank is almost ready to roll again.

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

# leinster - Monday 24 October, 2016

Nacewa: Ringrose's rate of improvement 'surprises me every week'

“Garry’s getting better every week and it’s exciting to watch.”

# leinster - Sunday 23 October, 2016

'At the Captain's Run I just started slotting them': Nacewa happy to take kicking pressure off Sexton

The Aucklander kicked four from four in Montpellier today with Sexton taking a back seat.

Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal

Head coach Leo Cullen says the pair were ‘pissed off’ to be removed before the second half.

Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France

The eastern province were made to cling on for long stretches, but travel home with a losing bonus point.

Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat

However, the eastern province finished strong to claim a losing bonus point.


As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

Could Leo Cullen’s men make it two from two in Pool 4?

# leinster - Friday 21 October, 2016

Tomás O'Leary on Montpellier bench for Leinster's Champions Cup visit

The 32-year-old was snapped up by the French club on loan this week.

# leinster - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Watch: Highlights of Leinster's bonus-point winning start to the European Champions Cup Castres Aside This post contains videos

Watch: Highlights of Leinster's bonus-point winning start to the European Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s men were too good for Castres at the RDS.

# leinster - Saturday 15 October, 2016

As it happened: Leinster v Castres Olympique

Leo Cullen’s side get their Champions Cup under way at the RDS.

# leinster - Friday 14 October, 2016

No European return but Sean O'Brien to play first game since Six Nations tomorrow

The Leinster flanker hasn’t had game-time since sustaining a hamstring injury in February.

# leinster - Monday 10 October, 2016

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster

A disciplinary committee will convene on Wednesday to judge the incident involving the prop and Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park.

# leinster - Friday 7 October, 2016

O'Mahony starts as captain as Munster make 5 changes for Leinster showdown

The Ireland flanker starts a game for Munster for the first time since injuring his knee over a year ago.

# leinster - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Peter O'Mahony willing to be patient to return to peak of his powers

‘Speaking to a lot of fellas about the ACL, it can take two years to feel normal again’.

'He’s always been a great athlete': Howlett backs Sweetnam to make a mark at Test level

The All Black great believes the former Cork hurler is getting better with every rugby game.

# leinster - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

'You try and have the same intensity every week, but there's something special about these games'

The hard-fought win in Cardiff has strengthened Leinster’s confidence, but nothing compares to the prospect of taking on Munster.

# leinster - Monday 3 October, 2016

Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend Relive It This post contains videos

Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend

That, plus a vital first win for Connacht and late drama for Ulster and Leinster.

Stuart Lancaster leans on 6 Nations experience in preparation for first taste of Leinster v Munster

The ex-England boss believes fixtures like these are the closest thing to international rugby.

Munster expect young quartet back in full training before Aviva showdown with Leinster

Jack O’Donoghue and Rory Scannell have shrugged off neck injuries while Colm O’Shea and Andrew Conway are expected to come through concussion protocols.

Henshaw in line for Leinster debut v Munster, McFadden and Kearney ruled out

The Kildare and Louthman will sit out the Aviva Stadium meeting with quad and ankle issues respectively.

# leinster - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Sexton kick seals hard-fought Leinster win in Cardiff

The visitors had to defend for their lives.

# leinster - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ian Nagle's Leinster debut one of 9 changes for Cardiff trip

The former Munster lock will make his first appearance since joining Leo Cullen’s side during the summer.

# leinster - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Henshaw hoping to prove fitness fast enough to make Leinster debut against Munster

If everything goes to plan, the ex-Connacht man hopes to make his bow in blue at the Aviva Stadium.

Sean O'Brien never feared for his career during ongoing layoff with hamstring injury

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is approaching the end of a long road to recovery.

# leinster - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

‘Rossy, you were born in the ‘70s!’: Relentless Furlong ready to take over tighthead mantle

The Wexford man is good friends with his mentor and rival for the number three shirt.

# leinster - Monday 26 September, 2016

Sexton through comeback without a hitch as McFadden and Nagle resume full training

The utility back picked up a thigh injury before the province’s sole defeat this season.

# leinster - Friday 23 September, 2016

Sexton stars as superb Leinster crush Ospreys with bonus-point victory at the RDS

The Welsh side entered the game with a maximum 15 points from their first three league games, but can have no complaints with tonight’s result.

Toulon appoint Mike Ford to take charge of their attack, defence and overall gameplan - reports

Yet the head coach title will still belong to Diego Dominguez.

Leinster coach Cullen: Second half showing must improve against physical, in-form Ospreys

The eastern province have relied heavily on their opening 40 so far this season.

Ringrose seeking defensive improvements against high-flying Ospreys

The Leinster centre admits it’s been an adjustment trying to implement Stuart Lancaster’s philosophies.

# leinster - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Former Leinster and All Black star Brad Thorn set for return to elite rugby

The powerful lock has been named on the bench for a National Rugby Championship game this weekend.

# leinster - Monday 19 September, 2016

Stunning finishes, intercepts and Sweetnam's blushes saved, it's Pro12 highlights time Guinness PRO12 This post contains videos

Stunning finishes, intercepts and Sweetnam's blushes saved, it's Pro12 highlights time

Featuring tries from Iain Henderson, Dan Leavy and Cian Bohane.

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as Johnny Sexton returns ahead of busy schedule

Leinster coach Girvan Dempsey also gave an injury update on Rob Kearney.

# leinster - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Gordon D'Arcy on the arrival of Stuart Lancaster and Leinster's need for a clinical edge

Lancaster was relieved of his duties as English coach following a disappointing home World Cup.

# leinster - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Cullen rues Leinster's inaccuracy after 'bitterly disappointing' loss leaves them empty-handed

Despite leading by 10 points early in the second half, Leinster came away from Glasgow with nothing.

# leinster - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Carbery's former coach on what the rising star brings to Leinster

Clontarf’s Andy Wood wasn’t at all surprised by how well the fly-half started the Pro12 season.

# leinster - Monday 5 September, 2016

Joey Carbery's dream debut among highlights of opening Pro12 weekend Recap This post contains videos

Joey Carbery's dream debut among highlights of opening Pro12 weekend

Munster’s head coach Rassie Erasmus also got off to a winning start in the Pro12.

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