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Monday 18 October, 2021

Leinster will look to 'A' games and AIL during 'different' international window
# Spreading The Load
# Spreading The Load

Leinster will look to 'A' games and AIL during 'different' international window

Mon 7:00 AM 8,825 Views 4 Comments

The United Rugby Championship will break for a month following this weekend’s fixtures.

Sunday 17 October, 2021

Forwards get the job done as Leinster continue to build towards bigger tests
# Packing A Punch
# Packing A Punch

Forwards get the job done as Leinster continue to build towards bigger tests

Sun 7:30 AM 6,384 Views 9 Comments

The province had five different try-scorers against the Scarlets, all of them coming from the pack.

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different
# Reds Issue
# Reds Issue

Shels are going up, and this time it feels different

Sun 7:00 AM 15,754 Views 2 Comments

Positive moves off the pitch have helped put the club on the right path again, but the Tolka Park issue still looms large.

Saturday 16 October, 2021

Cullen optimistic on Sexton injury with Ireland internationals looming
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Cullen optimistic on Sexton injury with Ireland internationals looming

Sat 8:16 PM 9,500 Views 11 Comments

The out-half came off with a hip problem during the 50-15 win over Scarlets.

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets
# Looking Sharp
# Looking Sharp

Leinster turn on the style to put 50 points on Scarlets

Sat 7:17 PM 23,814 Views 27 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side delivered a performance full of power and skill as they welcomed back some big-hitters.

Leinster welcome back Lions but doubts over Henshaw as centre misses out again
# Mixed News
# Mixed News

Leinster welcome back Lions but doubts over Henshaw as centre misses out again

Sat 6:30 AM 6,622 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side host the Scarlets at the RDS this evening.

Friday 15 October, 2021

New dates confirmed for a number of Premier Division fixtures
# Mark Your Diary
# Mark Your Diary

New dates confirmed for a number of Premier Division fixtures

Fri 5:23 PM 2,963 Views 0 Comments

The rescheduled fixtures include four games which were originally due to be played on Friday, 8 October.

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''
# Highs And Lows
# Highs And Lows

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''

Updated Fri 8:32 AM 26,909 Views 24 Comments

Munster lock Jean Kleyn on enjoying his rugby again, Ireland ambitions and Anthony Foley.

Thursday 14 October, 2021

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out
# Part Of The Team
# Part Of The Team

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out

Oct 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,979 Views 10 Comments

Defence coach JP Ferreira says Snyman will stay at Munster to complete his rehab.

Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Government ‘optimistic’ stadiums will return to full capacity from 22 October
# Open The Gates
# Open The Gates

Government ‘optimistic’ stadiums will return to full capacity from 22 October

Oct 13th 2021, 4:30 PM 8,705 Views 6 Comments

Remaining Covid-19 restrictions are set to be lifted at the end of the month.

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback
# Support
# Support

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback

Oct 13th 2021, 2:43 PM 6,509 Views 5 Comments

Jean Kleyn says everyone at Munster would like to see RG Snyman extend his stay at the province following his latest injury setback.

Connacht hoping new system can 'empower' Jack Carty
# Pulling The Strings
# Pulling The Strings

Connacht hoping new system can 'empower' Jack Carty

Oct 13th 2021, 7:15 AM 6,071 Views 9 Comments

The out-half says he has held positive discussions with Ireland head coach Andy Farrell.

'I’ve got a few good mates in there' - Gibson-Park hoping to get a shot at All-Blacks
# Familiar Faces
# Familiar Faces

'I’ve got a few good mates in there' - Gibson-Park hoping to get a shot at All-Blacks

Oct 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,057 Views 11 Comments

New Zealand play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium next month.

'He doesn't want that to be the peak of his career' - Aki determined to build on Lions experience
# More To Come
# More To Come

'He doesn't want that to be the peak of his career' - Aki determined to build on Lions experience

Oct 13th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,537 Views 0 Comments

The centre is in line to feature against Munster this weekend.

Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Anthony Eddy and Niamh Briggs to take part in Women's Lions feasibility study
# One Step Closer
# One Step Closer

Anthony Eddy and Niamh Briggs to take part in Women's Lions feasibility study

Oct 12th 2021, 10:39 AM 3,153 Views 6 Comments

The group will be chaired by former British & Irish Lion Ieuan Evans.

Byrne, Sexton and Frawley – Felipe Contepomi discusses Leinster's options at out-half
# Talking 10s
# Talking 10s

Byrne, Sexton and Frawley – Felipe Contepomi discusses Leinster's options at out-half

Oct 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,539 Views 5 Comments

Harry Byrne is facing more time on the sidelines due to a hip injury.

Monday 11 October, 2021

Harry Byrne to miss Scarlets game as Leinster await news on hip injury
# Update
# Update

Harry Byrne to miss Scarlets game as Leinster await news on hip injury

Oct 11th 2021, 2:19 PM 3,323 Views 0 Comments

The out-half limped off just 22 minutes into Saturday’s win over Zebre.

'It felt like a first cap again' - Adam Byrne reflects on a dream return for Leinster
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

'It felt like a first cap again' - Adam Byrne reflects on a dream return for Leinster

Oct 11th 2021, 7:05 AM 3,482 Views 1 Comment

The wing scored two tries in an encouraging display against Zebre.

Sunday 10 October, 2021

'He really turned up on the big days' - What Simon Zebo learned at Racing
# Older And Wiser
# Older And Wiser

'He really turned up on the big days' - What Simon Zebo learned at Racing

Oct 10th 2021, 10:00 AM 12,114 Views 12 Comments

Racing attack coach Mike Prendergast says Zebo brings a lot more to the table than just X-factor moments.

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne
# Tale Of Two 10s
# Tale Of Two 10s

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne

Oct 10th 2021, 6:45 AM 8,341 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen is hopeful Byrne’s injury isn’t too bad after the 22-year-old was forced off against Zebre on Saturday.

Saturday 9 October, 2021

'He's delighted, it means so much to him' - Cullen full of praise as Byrne marks return in style
# Back With A Bang
# Back With A Bang

'He's delighted, it means so much to him' - Cullen full of praise as Byrne marks return in style

Oct 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 8,839 Views 2 Comments

Cullen also provided an update on out-half Harry Byrne, who was removed with a hip injury,

Adam Byrne gets his moment in the sun as 7-try Leinster crush Zebre
# Byrne Baby Byrne
# Byrne Baby Byrne

Adam Byrne gets his moment in the sun as 7-try Leinster crush Zebre

Oct 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 22,764 Views 13 Comments

The wing scored two tries on his first apperance for the province since December 2019.

Byrne told to 'back himself' as Leinster wing returns from 21-month lay-off
# Welcome Sight
# Welcome Sight

Byrne told to 'back himself' as Leinster wing returns from 21-month lay-off

Oct 9th 2021, 8:45 AM 5,042 Views 7 Comments

Adam Byrne will make his first apperance for Leinster since December 2019 against Zebre today.

New-look Leinster out to make a statement against Zebre
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

New-look Leinster out to make a statement against Zebre

Oct 9th 2021, 7:45 AM 5,326 Views 0 Comments

A number of players will make their first apperance of the season at the RDS today.

Thursday 7 October, 2021

'I'm loving my rugby at the moment' - Bealham looking to build on strong start to the season
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

'I'm loving my rugby at the moment' - Bealham looking to build on strong start to the season

Oct 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,865 Views 6 Comments

The Connacht tighthead feels he is yet to reach his prime.

Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Spain end Italy's record unbeaten run to reach Nations League final
# Torres
# Torres

Spain end Italy's record unbeaten run to reach Nations League final

Oct 6th 2021, 10:02 PM 22,351 Views 9 Comments

Luis Enrique’s side will now face either France or Belgium in Sunday’s final.

Tom Farrell's impressive return boosts Connacht's centre stocks
# Take Your Pick
# Take Your Pick

Tom Farrell's impressive return boosts Connacht's centre stocks

Oct 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 5,106 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old has impressed since returning from a long-term injury.

'It happens too much' - Friend says Connacht deserve more respect
# Frustrated
# Frustrated

'It happens too much' - Friend says Connacht deserve more respect

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,373 Views 5 Comments

The Connacht head coach has passionately defended the club following disparaging comments by Bulls boss Jake White.

Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'People look at Connacht down the end of their nose' - Friend responds to comments by Bulls boss
# No Respect
# No Respect

'People look at Connacht down the end of their nose' - Friend responds to comments by Bulls boss

Oct 5th 2021, 3:00 PM 21,138 Views 23 Comments

The province have also confirmed the signing of Samoa international loosehead Tietie Tuimauga.

Mayo GAA chairman Liam Moffatt to step down from position
# Change At The Top
# Change At The Top

Mayo GAA chairman Liam Moffatt to step down from position

Oct 5th 2021, 9:20 AM 7,868 Views 0 Comments

The former Mayo footballer said his decision is based on business and personal reasons.

'I wasn't a great person to be around' - Tyrone star Kilpatrick on gambling addiction
# Honest
# Honest

'I wasn't a great person to be around' - Tyrone star Kilpatrick on gambling addiction

Oct 5th 2021, 8:39 AM 25,599 Views 16 Comments

The midfielder spoke about his struggle with a gambling addiction on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

Saturday 2 October, 2021

Irish defender Nathan Collins handed Premier League debut for Burnley
# Milestone
# Milestone

Irish defender Nathan Collins handed Premier League debut for Burnley

Oct 2nd 2021, 2:43 PM 5,023 Views 2 Comments

The 20-year-old joined the club from Stoke during the summer.

The making of Josh van der Flier, the newest member of Leinster's 100 club

The making of Josh van der Flier, the newest member of Leinster's 100 club

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 13,177 Views 4 Comments

The flanker is set to win his 100th cap for the province when they play the Dragons on Sunday.

Friday 1 October, 2021

Connacht look to lay down a marker as Bulls come to town
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Connacht look to lay down a marker as Bulls come to town

Oct 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 4,395 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s team welcome the South African side to the Sportsground this evening.

Thursday 30 September, 2021

Connacht's Tom Daly energised by first taste of Ireland camp
# Out To Impress
# Out To Impress

Connacht's Tom Daly energised by first taste of Ireland camp

Sep 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,498 Views 4 Comments

The centre was part of Andy Farrell’s squad for the summer Tests, but didn’t get capped.

Wednesday 29 September, 2021

John Kiely set for new two-year term as Limerick hurling manager
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

John Kiely set for new two-year term as Limerick hurling manager

Sep 29th 2021, 7:37 PM 5,541 Views 7 Comments

Kiely has led the county to three All-Ireland titles since taking charge in 2016.

'Enormously powerful' Leva Fifita backed to make big impact at Connacht
# New Face
# New Face

'Enormously powerful' Leva Fifita backed to make big impact at Connacht

Sep 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,392 Views 0 Comments

Senior coach Pete Wilkins also discusses the challenges of his new role having moved from defence coach.

Sunday 26 September, 2021

Damien Delaney talks punditry, Ronaldo and Stephen Kenny's Ireland
# On The Mic
# On The Mic

Damien Delaney talks punditry, Ronaldo and Stephen Kenny's Ireland

Sep 26th 2021, 7:30 AM 6,085 Views 1 Comment

The former Ireland and Crystal Palace defender says his new media career came as a surprise.

Friday 24 September, 2021

'I know these teams want to win' - The South African view on the URC
# Skinstad
# Skinstad

'I know these teams want to win' - The South African view on the URC

Sep 24th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,648 Views 1 Comment

Former Springbok captain Bobby Skinstad says South Africans are optimistic about the new tournament.

Thursday 23 September, 2021

Will URC teams embrace the new 50:22 law?
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Will URC teams embrace the new 50:22 law?

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:15 AM 8,400 Views 8 Comments

Hugo Keenan, Felipe Contepomi and Rob Kearney offer their thoughts on the new law.

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