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#east meets west

# east-meets-west - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Tighthead Heffernan moves from Leinster to grow Irish presence in Nottingham

The Clifden native advanced through the Leinster schools system and was a big presence for Ireland U20s in 2014 and 2015.

# east-meets-west - Monday 1 January, 2018

Leinster withstand late Connacht onslaught to sneak New Year's inter-pro honours

Kieran Keane’s side mounted an almighty siege in search of a first win in Dublin since 2002.

# east-meets-west - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'In the final we sat off and watched Connacht play': New cast for renewal of Leinster-Connacht rivalry

Connacht have won the last two meetings between the sides, but it’s whole new ball game in the RDS.

# east-meets-west - Friday 27 May, 2016

Stop Sexton, Connacht's fitting finale and more talking points ahead of the Pro12 Grand Final

We’re all set up for a thrilling Pro12 final. Is an upset possible?

# east-meets-west - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Ex-Connacht lock Kearney warns Westerners they won't have a monopoly on hunger

Far from having a foot in both camps, Mick Kearney says it’s ‘radio silence’ with his old team-mates before Saturday’s Pro12 final.

# east-meets-west - Friday 25 March, 2016

'There’s a huge F You attitude': Leinster lock braced for 'vicious' encounter with former club Connacht

After four years west of the Shannon, Mick Kearney knows what Leinster can expect at the Sportsground.

# east-meets-west - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Henshaw available to face future team-mates when Leinster visit the Sportsground

Ultan Dillane is a doubt though, and Pat Lam’s side remains heavily hampered by injuries to out-half options.

# east-meets-west - Sunday 5 July, 2015

As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final

We went minute-by-minute as east met west in the Leinster hurling decider.

# east-meets-west - Monday 15 September, 2014

Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway

The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.

# east-meets-west - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open Thread: Who will join Donegal in the All Ireland football final? GAA

Open Thread: Who will join Donegal in the All Ireland football final?

Mayo travel to Croke Park to face reigning champions Dublin this afternoon. Can they cause an upset?