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Today’s News

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'
# Moving On
# Moving On

'My experience here has been unbelievable. I always will be grateful for Leinster and Leo Cullen'

Updated 1 hour ago 5,707 Views 1 Comment

Leinster assistant coach Felipe Contepomi is set to leave the province at the end of the season.

Yesterday’s News

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand

11 hours ago 7,496 Views 8 Comments

The IRFU have finalised Ireland’s full schedule ahead of their summer tour.

Furlong and Lowe to miss Leinster's URC clash with Munster
# Nervous Wait
# Nervous Wait

Furlong and Lowe to miss Leinster's URC clash with Munster

18 hours ago 11,231 Views 8 Comments

The pair both picked up knocks during Saturday’s win over Toulouse, and face a battle to be fit for the Champions Cup final on 28 May.

'There is a younger group striving for success for the first time'
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

'There is a younger group striving for success for the first time'

Mon 7:30 AM 9,077 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen wants his Leinster squad to make the most of a ‘special moment’ after booking their place in the Champions Cup final.

Saturday 14 May, 2022

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '

Sat 7:30 PM 18,024 Views 11 Comments

Johnny Sexton says Leinster will need to hit another level as they look forward to the Champions Cup final on 28 May.

As it happened: Leinster v Toulouse, Champions Cup semi-final
Live Sat 3:00 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Toulouse, Champions Cup semi-final

'He’s a very key influence around the group' - Leavy still making his presence felt in Leinster
# Supporting Role
# Supporting Role

'He’s a very key influence around the group' - Leavy still making his presence felt in Leinster

Sat 9:00 AM 9,643 Views 5 Comments

The flanker has stayed involved behind the scenes following his injury-enforced early retirement from the game.

Friday 13 May, 2022

'Toulouse have the ability just to turn it on at this stage of the season'
# Clash Of The Titans
# Clash Of The Titans

'Toulouse have the ability just to turn it on at this stage of the season'

Fri 3:45 PM 3,372 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen looks ahead to Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final tie with the French giants.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

'I definitely got that one wrong' - Toulouse lock Arnold on Zebo tackle and 'world class' Leinster
# Relief
# Relief

'I definitely got that one wrong' - Toulouse lock Arnold on Zebo tackle and 'world class' Leinster

Updated Thu 8:37 AM 29,663 Views 10 Comments

The second row admits he got his timing wrong during the French side’s quarter-final win over Munster.

Monday 9 May, 2022

'Toulouse have five stars, it's what we want. You have to beat the best to win'
# Big Hitters
# Big Hitters

'Toulouse have five stars, it's what we want. You have to beat the best to win'

May 9th 2022, 5:00 PM 21,469 Views 24 Comments

Leinster are relishing the opportunity to test themselves against holders Toulouse in their Champions Cup semi-final.

Tiernan O'Halloran signs up for 14th season with Connacht
# Experience
# Experience

Tiernan O'Halloran signs up for 14th season with Connacht

May 9th 2022, 3:29 PM 4,637 Views 1 Comment

The fullback has made over 200 appearances for the province.

Sunday 8 May, 2022

Tigers win hands Leinster 'half the blueprint' to topple Toulouse
# Strong Start
# Strong Start

Tigers win hands Leinster 'half the blueprint' to topple Toulouse

May 8th 2022, 10:23 AM 28,113 Views 24 Comments

Hooker Dan Sheehan says the province will look to make another fast start against the French side.

Saturday 7 May, 2022

Tigers captain Genge voices his frustration as Leinster turn sights to Toulouse
# Heavyweights
# Heavyweights

Tigers captain Genge voices his frustration as Leinster turn sights to Toulouse

May 7th 2022, 9:01 PM 30,188 Views 18 Comments

Leo Cullen had mixed feeling after watching his side record a 23-14 win over Leicester, while Genge lamented a ‘missed opportunity’.

Leinster tame Tigers to set up Champions Cup semi-final date with Toulouse
# Marching On
# Marching On

Leinster tame Tigers to set up Champions Cup semi-final date with Toulouse

May 7th 2022, 7:25 PM 35,637 Views 8 Comments

The province did most of the damage in a dominant first half display at Welford Road.

'I could absolutely see that Munster would be a culture he would really fit into and love'
# Wig
# Wig

'I could absolutely see that Munster would be a culture he would really fit into and love'

May 7th 2022, 8:30 AM 12,917 Views 1 Comment

The values Graham Rowntree hold dear make him look a good fit as Munster’s incoming head coach.

Tigers have rediscovered their claws, but Leinster have the quality to survive trip to Welford Road
# Top Cats
# Top Cats

Tigers have rediscovered their claws, but Leinster have the quality to survive trip to Welford Road

May 7th 2022, 7:30 AM 3,501 Views 1 Comment

Leo Cullen will be back on familiar ground when the province visit Leicester today.

Friday 6 May, 2022

Leo Cullen sees 'traditional Leicester DNA' at heart of Tigers' revival
# Familiar Foes
# Familiar Foes

Leo Cullen sees 'traditional Leicester DNA' at heart of Tigers' revival

May 6th 2022, 12:34 PM 4,716 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster boss is looking forward to coming up against his old club this weekend.

James Ryan among returning Ireland stars as Leinster name loaded team for Tigers test
# Full Strength
# Full Strength

James Ryan among returning Ireland stars as Leinster name loaded team for Tigers test

May 6th 2022, 11:59 AM 13,757 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen has welcomed back all his big hitters for Saturday’s trip to Welford Road.

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'
# Full Package
# Full Package

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'

May 6th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,467 Views 9 Comments

Late bloomer Hugo Keenan is now one of the first names on Leinster’s teamsheet.

Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Conway resumes training ahead of Munster's Champions Cup clash with Toulouse
# Boost
# Boost

Conway resumes training ahead of Munster's Champions Cup clash with Toulouse

May 3rd 2022, 10:45 AM 6,933 Views 8 Comments

The winger has been sidelined with a knee injury since March.

Sunday 1 May, 2022

The decline of Everton, the magic of snooker and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

The decline of Everton, the magic of snooker and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 1st 2022, 8:30 AM 6,011 Views 0 Comments

Enjoy a selection of some of our favourite pieces published elsewhere over the last seven days.

Saturday 30 April, 2022

Connacht driven by search for consistency as another frustrating season nears end
# Back It Up
# Back It Up

Connacht driven by search for consistency as another frustrating season nears end

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 2,666 Views 1 Comment

The province are looking to back up last weekend’s win against the Lions when they take on the Sharks in Durban today.

Friday 29 April, 2022

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby

Apr 29th 2022, 9:54 PM 4,804 Views 2 Comments

The Mallow native made her debut in 2016 and was capped 16 times for Ireland.

Thursday 28 April, 2022

'Every day for 11 months I wished I could play a game'
# Back At It
# Back At It

'Every day for 11 months I wished I could play a game'

Apr 28th 2022, 7:00 AM 11,864 Views 2 Comments

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury recently returned to action following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Leinster's Jamie Osborne aiming to build on another promising campaign
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

Leinster's Jamie Osborne aiming to build on another promising campaign

Apr 28th 2022, 6:30 AM 6,220 Views 13 Comments

The versatile back has enjoyed a strong season and recently signed his first senior deal with the province.

Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'It's a position he's been keen to play more of' - Connacht to continue Hansen fullback experiment
# Trading Places
# Trading Places

'It's a position he's been keen to play more of' - Connacht to continue Hansen fullback experiment

Apr 27th 2022, 6:35 AM 5,407 Views 1 Comment

Senior coach Pete Wilkins says the 24-year-old could become an option for Ireland at 15.

Tuesday 26 April, 2022

'I rang Lee and said: ‘Have you got your passport?' Before he knows it he’s flying into Mbonambi'
# Answering The Call
# Answering The Call

'I rang Lee and said: ‘Have you got your passport?' Before he knows it he’s flying into Mbonambi'

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 8:56 AM 33,918 Views 4 Comments

Academy hooker Lee Barron won his first Leinster cap against the Sharks on Saturday, having flown out to join the squad in South Africa on short notice.

Monday 25 April, 2022

Leinster fly Kelleher back to Dublin due to shoulder injury, Baird steps up rehab
# Precaution
# Precaution

Leinster fly Kelleher back to Dublin due to shoulder injury, Baird steps up rehab

Apr 25th 2022, 1:29 PM 8,356 Views 0 Comments

The province have sent the hooker back from South Africa ahead of their meeting with the Stormers this weekend.

Saturday 23 April, 2022

Ruddock: South Africa trip perfect preparation for Champions Cup date with Tigers
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Ruddock: South Africa trip perfect preparation for Champions Cup date with Tigers

Apr 23rd 2022, 9:00 AM 4,387 Views 4 Comments

The province take on the Sharks and the Stormers in South Africa before heading to Welford Road.

Connacht have one eye on next season, but Friend will demand response after Champions Cup exit

Connacht have one eye on next season, but Friend will demand response after Champions Cup exit

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:45 AM 3,753 Views 0 Comments

The province are in Johannesburg to take on the Emirates Lions today.

Sharks will relish opportunity to take down experimental Leinster selection
# Up Against It
# Up Against It

Sharks will relish opportunity to take down experimental Leinster selection

Apr 23rd 2022, 7:15 AM 5,560 Views 1 Comment

Leo Cullen’s side will have to battle Springbok internationals and challenging conditions in Durban today.

Friday 22 April, 2022

All change for Connacht as Hansen moves to fullback for Lions clash
# Switching It Up
# Switching It Up

All change for Connacht as Hansen moves to fullback for Lions clash

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:13 PM 7,338 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend has made seven changes to his team for tomorrow’s meeting with the Lions in Johannesburg.

Thursday 21 April, 2022

Connacht prop Tietie Tuimauga to join French side Colomiers
# Moving On
# Moving On

Connacht prop Tietie Tuimauga to join French side Colomiers

Apr 21st 2022, 6:19 PM 8,186 Views 6 Comments

The loosehead has made 10 appearances for the province this season.

Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Leinster keeping one eye on Tigers during 'great challenge' in South Africa
# Balance
# Balance

Leinster keeping one eye on Tigers during 'great challenge' in South Africa

Apr 20th 2022, 7:15 AM 5,885 Views 3 Comments

The province have brought an experimental looking squad to South Africa as they step up preparations for a Champions Cup quarter-final date with Leicester.

Tuesday 19 April, 2022

'It shows what we can do when we all show up' - Carbery
# Benchmark
# Benchmark

'It shows what we can do when we all show up' - Carbery

Apr 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 8,647 Views 6 Comments

Joey Carbery says Saturday’s win over Exeter Chiefs was a reminder of the potential in the Munster squad.

Monday 18 April, 2022

Munster serve up a tantalising taste of the old Thomond Park magic ahead of Aviva roadtrip
# Home Advantage
# Home Advantage

Munster serve up a tantalising taste of the old Thomond Park magic ahead of Aviva roadtrip

Apr 18th 2022, 7:30 AM 9,656 Views 14 Comments

Saturday’s win over Exeter was a special day in Limerick but the province will head to Dublin for their Champions Cup quarter-final with Toulouse.

Sunday 17 April, 2022

Exeter feel full force of Thomond Park effect, as Munster set to hit the road for Toulouse 'home' game
# Nowhere Like Home
# Nowhere Like Home

Exeter feel full force of Thomond Park effect, as Munster set to hit the road for Toulouse 'home' game

Apr 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 23,126 Views 26 Comments

Munster fed off a brilliant atmosphere in Limerick but the stadium is booked up on the weekend of their Champions Cup quarter-final.

Saturday 16 April, 2022

'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'
# Leader
# Leader

'That's what you want your captain to do on the big days, perform like that'

Apr 16th 2022, 6:27 PM 13,022 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan was full of praise for Peter O’Mahony after his superb individual display against Exeter Chiefs.

Inspirational Peter O'Mahony leads Munster to thrilling win over Exeter
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

Inspirational Peter O'Mahony leads Munster to thrilling win over Exeter

Apr 16th 2022, 4:55 PM 51,654 Views 43 Comments

The province have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup thanks to a superb 26-10 win at Thomond Park.

Exeter hold the advantage, but Munster must sense opportunity at Thomond Park
# Home Advantage
# Home Advantage

Exeter hold the advantage, but Munster must sense opportunity at Thomond Park

Apr 16th 2022, 8:00 AM 7,949 Views 1 Comment

Johann van Graan’s side have the quality to overturn a five-point deficit but need to be more clinical in attack.

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