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Dublin: 5 °C Monday 26 January, 2015

#Luke Fitzgerald

# luke-fitzgerald - Today’s News

‘In Dublin, we’re good enough to beat anyone’ – Leinster confident in home draw

‘The group has total confidence in their ability to be as good as anyone,’ says head coach Matt O’Connor.

# luke-fitzgerald - Yesterday’s News

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad

Picking 46 men gave Schmidt a lot of flexibility to include guys recovering from long-term injury.

O’Brien and Fitzgerald return as Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad

Jonathan Sexton is also among the extended squad, despite being ruled out of at least the opening fixture.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

World Cup with Ireland is ‘top of the pile’ for Luke Fitzgerald

‘I’m 27 years old and hopefully coming into my prime,’ says the Leinster back.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 29 December, 2014

‘It’s up to the players’ – Fitzgerald defends ‘brilliant’ Leinster coach O’Connor

Fitzgerald says the province have ‘lot of smart guys’ in their backroom, but the players must improve.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 21 December, 2014

‘Every session he’s getting better and better’ – O’Connor impressed by fit-again Fitzgerald

The Leinster coach also had positive words for Noel Reid following their win on Friday.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 12 December, 2014

Five changes as Leinster partner Fitzgerald and Madigan in midfield

Isaac Boss, Zane Kirchner, Dominic Ryan and Kane Douglas all come into the starting team.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 5 December, 2014

Kearney, Madigan, Fitzgerald all start as Leinster make 10 changes for Quins

Strong Leinster side boosted by returning Irish internationals.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 28 November, 2014

‘He can do everything except change direction and run flat out’ – Matt O’Connor on Fitzgerald

Despite that ominous prognosis, O’Connor thinks the back could be available for Harlequins next weekend.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Good start half the work for Leinster in Castres

It’s a big day for Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy as the eastern province tries to keep the winning rhythm going.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 24 October, 2014

Luke Fitzgerald named for his first Leinster start in almost seven months

Matt O’Connor makes three changes for Sunday’s Champions Cup clash with Castres.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here’s how Ireland’s injured XV could line up

And when you can expect to see them back on a rugby field.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 13 October, 2014

5 pressing questions for Leinster heading into the Champions Cup

First-choice 10, ball carriers, Conor O’Shea’s exciting ‘Quins, Luke Fitzgerald and Castres’ interest levels.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 9 October, 2014

‘Unfair’ to put timeframe on Luke Fitzgerald comeback

The utility back had hinted that he would be back training in a fortnight, but Leinster insist they won’t rush his return.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Leinster game plan may have ‘different slant’ with O’Brien and Healy out

Head coach Matt O’Connor says the province ‘have to work out a different way to win.’

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 6 October, 2014

Leinster’s injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks

More positively, Luke Fitzgerald is ‘progressing really well,’ according to head coach Matt O’Connor.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Leinster’s new European jersey has navy and gold stripes on the front

Canterbury have come up with a fresh idea for the eastern province’s 2014/15 kit.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 28 July, 2014

Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O’Brien wish Ireland Women good luck

Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 12 July, 2014

‘You’ve got to keep fighting’ – Luke Fitzgerald remains unfulfilled

The 26-year-old is hopeful of playing again in September after an operation on his groins and abs.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 3 May, 2014

O’Connor content with Leinster performance led by ‘alright’ Ian Madigan

The Australian head coach also underlined his belief that ‘the Pro 12 is getting stronger and stronger.’

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 28 April, 2014

Sean O’Brien ‘not a million miles away’ from returning for Leinster

Meanwhile, the province should be able to call upon Luke Fitzgerald and Eoin Reddan for the clash with Ulster.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 14 April, 2014

Leinster point out the importance of recruiting ‘top quality international players’

Meanwhile, team manager Guy Easterby explains how Luke Fitzgerald’s fitness is being managed at present.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 21 March, 2014

Fitzgerald makes winning difference after missing out on Six Nations glory

The Leinster winger admitted he was happy, yet personally frustrated, to watch Ireland’s success from afar.

Brilliant Luke Fitzgerald brace as Leinster leave it late to clinch bonus point Match Report This post contains videos

Brilliant Luke Fitzgerald brace as Leinster leave it late to clinch bonus point

The league leaders are huffing and puffing against Zebre at a chilly RDS.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish rugby player offers reward for the safe return of his missing jacket TRY HARD

Irish rugby player offers reward for the safe return of his missing jacket

The dark grey item went missing in the early hours of this morning.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 2 March, 2014

O’Connor on Fitzgerald injury: ‘He’s as keen to get to the bottom of it, as we all are’

The Leinster and Ireland winger must now focus on the visit of a lesser Italian side to Dublin.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 1 March, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO12

Matt O’Connor’s men have several players seeking to play themselves into Six Nations contention.

Injury woes continue for Luke Fitzgerald as he pulls out of Leinster game

The winger has been replaced by Sam Coghlan-Murray for the home tie against Glasgow.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 28 February, 2014

It’s an important weekend of Pro12 rugby for…

These are the men who will be hoping to force Joe Schmidt’s hand with excellent performances for their provinces.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 24 February, 2014

Caption Time: What is Ian Madigan pointing and laughing at?

Leinster’s squad look well-rested after their long weekend.

Fitzgerald back in international contention as Leinster issue clean bill of health

The winger suffered no ill effects after an hour’s action in Cardiff.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Fitzgerald, Reddan and Strauss named in Leinster team to face Cardiff Blues

Meanwhile, academy player Jack Conan starts in the back row for tomorrow’s Pro12 clash.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 17 February, 2014

No return in sight for Fitzgerald or Strauss as Ireland set sights on England Six Nations This post contains videos

No return in sight for Fitzgerald or Strauss as Ireland set sights on England

Isaac Boss should be fit for the Twickenham clash despite being forcefully flung to the RDS turf on Friday.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Leinster hopeful Fitzgerald and Reddan will feature against Dragons

Meanwhile, Matt O’Connor says Dave Kearney’s new contract is as good as signed.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

O’Connell recovering well as Fitzgerald and Reddan ruled out for Wales

Rob Kearney sat out training this morning, while Cian Healy only took a limited part.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Luke Fitzgerald: ‘I felt very unfulfilled with how my career had gone’

The Leinster wing has worked hard to stop overrunning passes, but he still wants to play outside centre.

‘Anything less than first place, you’re a loser aren’t you?’ – Fitzgerald

The Leinster winger says Ireland have the personnel required to win the Six Nations.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 27 January, 2014

Six into two won’t go as Joe Schmidt mulls over Ireland’s wing options

The Irish coach may go with familiar faces from his Leinster days to start against Scotland.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Analysis: Luke Fitzgerald in prime form to light up Six Nations

We’ve examined the Leinster winger’s performances in the Heineken Cup so far this season.

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