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Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 28 October 2020

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Newbridge recover to beat reigning champions St Michael's in thrilling semi-final

Johne Murphy’s charges came back from a 14-0 deficit to set up an all-Kildare final with Clongowes Wood College.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Clongowes deny Castleknock final berth with devastating finish

The Kildare school grabbed two late tries to seal their place in the Senior Cup final.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'If you're winning it doesn't matter what anybody thinks'

Robin McBryde felt the barbs for Warrenball long enough to know they had to be ignored.

Monday 17 February, 2020

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS

Leo Cullen’s side made it 17 wins on the bounce for the 2019/20 season.

Cullen wary of Pienaar-powered Cheetahs as Leinster get back in gear

The reigning champions can extend their winning run, but that is no motivating factor for Leo Cullen.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Eight-try Clongowes eventually surge past St Gerard's to book semi-final spot

In a 79-point affair, Gerard’s fought back to level proceedings in the second half but Clongowes powered home in the final quarter.

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Prendergast holds his nerve to kick Newbridge into Leinster senior cup semis Final Four This post contains videos

Prendergast holds his nerve to kick Newbridge into Leinster senior cup semis

Johne Murphy’s side bounce back after trailing Kilkenny College 8-0 at the break.

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Champions turn on the style to advance to Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals

St Michael’s were comprehensive winners against Gonzaga in a repeat of last year’s decider.

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'

Andy Farrell’s former coaching companion Stuart Lancaster assesses his opening two games in charge of Ireland.

Monday 10 February, 2020

Clutch McDonough penalty sees Castleknock climb over Belvo and into LSSC semis

The 2016 and 2017 champions were undone by McDonough’s boot and two tries from Ben Griffin.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

Cork hold on for huge win over arch-rivals Dublin to strengthen grip atop league table

Orla Finn top-scored in difficult conditions as the Rebels won by the minimum at Croke Park.

Friday 31 January, 2020

Johne Murphy's Newbridge College book quarter-final spot with 38-point victory

The Kildare school ran out comprehensive winners over CBC Monkstown at Donnybrook this afternoon.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Clongowes signal intent with 20-point win over Terenure

Calum Dowling scored two tries as Clongowes eased into the quarter-finals.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Belvo put to the test in Leinster Schools Senior Cup opener against St Mary's

Tries from Eoghan Rutledge, Jed Tormey and Daniel Hawkshaw secured the win for the 12-time champions.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'Stuart told me to be more demanding of the ball... that I should be getting a bit more involved'

Josh van der Flier is working on taking his game to the next level.

Friday 17 January, 2020

'We know we've got a target on our backs... they want to put a shot on us'

James Lowe knows that Leinster can take nothing for granted if they want to secure Champions Cup top seeding.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

'It freshens things up': Porter looking forward to life under Ireland's new regime

Leinster prop is hoping to establish himself as first choice for both province and country.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi

‘They need to understand they need to play to their strength without compromising our system or the way Leinster wants to play.’

Sunday 12 January, 2020

Paddy Small and Shaun Patton dismissed as DCU see off Garda College

Micheál Bannigan’s late flurry of points made the difference in the Sigerson Cup clash.

Tipp's Darcy hits 0-15 yet Dublin's Burke inspires DCU to victory over UL

A three-point success for the home side in today’s game.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

McBryde cites Springboks' success as vindication of player welfare programme

The Leinster assistant coach is an advocate of the IRFU policy which has forced provinces to rotate personnel.

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Don't bet against Rob Kearney adding to 95 Ireland caps, insists brother Dave

The younger of the brothers was included in Andy Farrell’s first get-together.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Hooker Kelleher settled in and braced to meet rekindled Dragons threat

The Pro14′s last unbeaten side host Dean Ryan’s rejuvenated men of Gwent tomorrow evening..

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'I don't think there's going to be much rugby played': Lowe hopes to see 'Boks topple England

The Leinster wing was disappointed to read about the All Blacks’ struggle against England.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'A bit of a narrow focus' - Cullen not buying BOD and Nacewa's theory on Ireland's decline

‘There’s 12 Munster players. Why does nobody pick up the change of coaches in Munster? Did that have an effect?’

Monday 28 October, 2019

Cronin and McFadden in race to be fit for Leinster's European opener

The province kick off their campaign against Benetton midway through next month.

Saturday 26 October, 2019

Murphy determined to make the most of opportunities at Leinster

Josh Murphy says that Ireland’s disappointing World Cup campaign won’t automatically result in more opportunities in the Leinster first team.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Cullen: World Cup quarter-final exit won't tarnish Schmidt's legacy in Ireland

Leo Cullen was a mainstay in the Leinster team during the New Zealander’s time in charge of the province.

Monday 21 October, 2019

Leinster and Ireland's Jack Conan out of action for up to six months

The eastern province confirmed the lengthy lay-off today.

Saturday 14 September, 2019

'We do need more than one AIL club in Munster': Considine hoping to light the way in inter-pro semi-finals

The international fullback captains the southern province against Connacht in Templeville Road today.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Ulster unafraid ahead of daunting semi-final clash with Leinster

‘There’s nothing they did that we couldn’t have a response to,’ says Beth Cregan after looking back on the loss to Leinster in the round robin stage.

Claffey wary of Ulster challenge as Leinster eye back-to-back inter-pro titles

The women’s inter-pro semi-finals take place at Templeville Road on Saturday afternoon.

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Connacht captain Fryday targeting Munster upset in inter-pro semi-final

The Ireland international will lead her province out at Templeville Road on Saturday.

Saturday 17 August, 2019

Condon's 2-2 helps Tipperary seal Intermediate final spot with 10 point defeat of Sligo

The Munster champions were full value for their victory on Saturday as they now prepare to face Meath.

Free-scoring Meath bag 4-20 to set up All-Ireland Intermediate final against Tipperary

Emma Duggan, Orla Byrne, Fiona O’Neill and Vicki Wall all scored goals for Meath at Nowlan Park.

Saturday 27 July, 2019

O’Hanlon scores 1-3 as Armagh hold off comeback specialists Cork in Tullamore

Midfielder Caroline O’Hanlon was instrumental as Armagh secured a precious win in Tullamore against Cork.

Mayo through to All-Ireland quarter-finals thanks to full-forward line's 1-20 haul

Grace Kelly, Rachel Kearns and Sarah Rowe came up trumps in this afternoon’s win over Donegal.

Saturday 20 July, 2019

Finn points the way as ruthless Cork rout Cavan

Eimear Scally, Saoirse Noonan and Libby Coppinger also starred for the Munster side.

Big win for impressive Tyrone as Donegal stunned

Maxi Curran’s outfit will now need to defeat Mayo next week to keep their interest in the Brendan Martin Cup alive.

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