# matt-oconnor - Monday 20 March, 2017
The Australian returns to Welford Road after spells with Queensland Reds and Tonga.
# matt-oconnor - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Former international prop Nick Stiles was promoted to his first head coaching role ahead of the ex-Leinster boss.
# matt-oconnor - Saturday 17 October, 2015
The 26-year-old will feel this moment has always been coming.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 4 September, 2015
But it’s not the one he wanted.
# matt-oconnor - Wednesday 19 August, 2015
Defence coach Kurt McQuilkin has also extended his contract to two years.
# matt-oconnor - Sunday 26 July, 2015
Leinster are waiting on the IRFU to give the go ahead on the appointment.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Matt O’Connor has spoken for the first time since his departure from Leinster.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 19 June, 2015
Former Italy and Japan coach has previously been linked to both Ulster and Munster.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 18 June, 2015
It’s looking increasingly likely that Leo Cullen will lead the province into the 2015/16 season.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 4 June, 2015
The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.
# matt-oconnor - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
Leinster say they’re in ‘no immediate rush’ to replace Matt O’Connor.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 28 May, 2015
The Kiwi out-half will line up against his Leinster friends with the Barbarians this evening.
# matt-oconnor - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.
# matt-oconnor - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
Leinster job is very attractive, admitted Deans, but he claims to be happy in Japan.
# matt-oconnor - Monday 25 May, 2015
‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 21 May, 2015
The ex-Australia coach is understood to be interested in relocating to Europe.
The Australian is likely to head back to his native land for his next job.
The Leinster boss left by mutual consent this morning and there will hardly be too much outcry from Leinster supporters.
The Australian had a year remaining on his contract.
The Australian says the European exploits under his watch was a journey to be proud of.
# matt-oconnor - Saturday 9 May, 2015
Jamie Heaslip spoke after yesterday’s win about being disappointed with the season but being glad to have Champions Cup qualification sorted.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 8 May, 2015
A miserable evening in Dublin was not conducive to exciting attacking rugby.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 7 May, 2015
The province are promoting LauraLynn Children’s Hospice this season.
Ian Madigan is back at inside centre, while Ireland wing Dave Kearney returns in the back three.
# matt-oconnor - Sunday 26 April, 2015
The Australian believes the performance against Toulon is evidence that Leinster can compete with the best.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 24 April, 2015
Also, AP McCoy prepares to say farewell and one Irish pundit wants Jack Grealish to feature against Scotland.
David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 23 April, 2015
Ulster unchanged while Leinster make four changes from defeat against Toulon.
# matt-oconnor - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
Leinster’s head coach expects the deal to be announced in the coming days.
# matt-oconnor - Sunday 19 April, 2015
The head coach says Leinster ‘would back ourselves to go anywhere and beat anybody with our best lads.’
Leinster’s concession of 10 points when Toulon were down to 14 men was costly.
Head coach Matt O’Connor is backing his blokes to get the job done in Marseille.
# matt-oconnor - Saturday 18 April, 2015
‘It’s increasingly difficult for a coach to defend poor performances’ – Shaggy on Leinster’s big weekend
Shane Horgan on how the Blues can win in France.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 17 April, 2015
The Australian says the champions are capable of stepping their game up by 40% for the arrival of Leinster.
The Ireland wing explains why Matt O’Connor’s game plan has not clicked for the province yet.
# matt-oconnor - Thursday 16 April, 2015
Leinster head coach Matt O’Connor says speculation over his future is ‘irrelevant’.
# matt-oconnor - Friday 10 April, 2015
The likes of Sean O’Brien, Ian Madigan, Cian Healy and Rob Kearney are absent.
# matt-oconnor - Saturday 4 April, 2015
The Leinster head coach said he’d like to see his side ‘get over the paint,’ but kicking penalties was the natural choice.
Matt O’Connor will have what looks like his strongest XV of the season out at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.