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# interpro - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Leinster and Munster set up thrilling inter-pro decider in Donnybrook

Leinster have yet to concede a point in this year’s championship.

# interpro - Saturday 30 December, 2017

11 changes for Munster and a host of Ulster names return as they prepare for battle

The teams are in for Monday’s clash at Kingspan Stadium.

# interpro - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Blue and red battle lines renewed, Leinster and Munster set for latest instalment in age-old rivalry

The fixture may have lost some of its edge in recent years, but a near sell-out crowd is expected at the Aviva Stadium later for the first interpro clash of the season.

# interpro - Friday 6 October, 2017

Calf problem rules O'Brien out of interpro but Cullen happy with Leinster's back row balance

Ruddock, van der Flier and Conan will be running Leinster’s engine room tomorrow.

Henshaw returns and Sexton to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Munster

Six changes in total for the eastern province ahead of the Aviva Stadium showdown.

# interpro - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Saili in line to make first Munster appearance of season in Leinster showdown

The New Zealander has been sidelined since undergoing shoulder surgery in August.

# interpro - Monday 19 December, 2016

Stephen's Day visit of Leinster to set new Thomond Park attendance record in Pro12

Munster have revealed 26,200 tickets have been sold for the top-of-the-table clash.

# interpro - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Leinster power past Connacht to move top of Pro12

Tries from wingers Adam Byrne and Barry Daly seals convincing win for Leo Cullen’s men.

# interpro - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'It was great to see him out in blue at long last'

Leo Cullen was delighted to see Robbie Henshaw make his Leinster debut earlier.

Munster's mistakes, the Ringrose-Henshaw partnership and more talking points

It wasn’t the thrilling encounter we hoped for but this was another typically intense affair between the two provinces.

Nacewa's double hands Leinster the interpro bragging rights over abject Munster

Leo Cullen’s men emerge victorious from derby which failed to ignite.

'It means a hell of a lot more than four or five points, it's such a special game'

Leo Cullen knows what’s on the line today, even if we’re still in the early stages of the season.

# interpro - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Connacht confirm signing of fullback Kelleher from Leinster

The 21-year-old prospect has signed a two-year deal with the western province.

# interpro - Saturday 28 November, 2015

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Guinness PRO12

Superb Aki try the icing on the cake for Connacht after incredible performance. The western province claim their first win in Thomond Park since 1986 and consolidate their lead at the top of the Pro12.

# interpro - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Leinster make no excuses after Munster 'got what they deserved'

Captain Shane Jennings admitted that Munster simply ‘played better than us’ at Thomond Park.

# interpro - Friday 3 October, 2014

O'Mahony included on Munster bench as Leinster make three changes

The southern province’s captain returns sooner than anticipated, while Ian Madigan and Gordon D’Arcy continue as Leinster’s centres.

Leinster's O'Connor says Ireland competition keeps Munster rivalry alive

The Australian head coach is looking forward to Ben Teo’s arrival from rugby league next week.

# interpro - Monday 12 May, 2014

Ulster confident of breaking down Leinster's door in quest for Pro12 success

Winger Tommy Bowe feels his team can beat Leinster at the RDS if they keep all 15 players on the pitch.

# interpro - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

'Jesus, this could be the final couple of games' - Penney wants long Munster goodbye

The New Zealander has resigned himself to the fact that Glasgow have the second home semi-final spot wrapped up.

# interpro - Friday 2 May, 2014

'Payne can send a message to Schmidt by upstaging O'Driscoll at Ravenhill'

Adam D’Arcy believes tonight’s clash at Ravenhill may prove an appetiser for Ulster v Leinster Pro12 semi

# interpro - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Munster on verge of home semi final after bonus point win over Connacht Match Report This post contains videos

Munster on verge of home semi final after bonus point win over Connacht

Robbie Henshaw and Eoin McKeon errors have been well and truly punished by their interprovincial rivals.

# interpro - Saturday 29 March, 2014

David Wallace: 'Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder'

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past

It’s not all Brian O’Driscoll sidesteps and clutch Ronan O’Gara penalties you know.

# interpro - Friday 28 March, 2014

Shane Byrne: 'Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I'm going with Leinster'

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.

# interpro - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

'When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based' - Doug Howlett

The New Zealand rugby legend as much satisfaction from seeing Keith Earls in the Munster 14 jersey as he ever got from playing there himself.

# interpro - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ross on Munster rivalry: 'You fight more in a family than you do with strangers'

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

# interpro - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Leinster claim Interprovincial hurling title with win over Connacht

Ryan O’Dwyer got the game’s only goal.

# interpro - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Connacht targeting revenge after RDS heartbreak - Andrew Browne

The Galwegian flanker feels his team is capable of producing a similar performance to last season’s 34-6 home win over Leinster.

Ulster 'Bulldozer' Nick Williams backed to smash down Munster walls

Chris Henry believes the Kiwi No.8 can help drive his team to league and European success.

# interpro - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Best mates Swift and McCarthy will be gunning for each other - Adrian Flavin

Connacht versus Leinster will be decided at the breakdown but keep an eye out for the battle of the heavy-hitters.

JJ Hanrahan and Paddy Jackson set for Ravenhill showdown

The pair of 21-year-old outhalves are in line for interpro starts for Munster and Ulster respectively.

# interpro - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Connacht hopeful Jake Heenan will be fit to face Leinster

Pat Lam will have to plan without Frank Murphy after the scrum-half was concussed against Munster.

Pro12 is a better competition than Premiership and Top 14 – Eoin Reddan

The Leinster scrum-half has experience of playing in England for Wasps.

# interpro - Monday 30 December, 2013

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris

The Irish-qualified flanker says Ulster have taken last weekend’s defeat to Leinster on the chin.

# interpro - Saturday 28 December, 2013

'Below par' Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note

Head coach Matt O’Connor believes last season’s RDS loss to Ulster will have no bearing on today’s game.

# interpro - Friday 27 December, 2013

Leinster's Zane Kirchner on disappearing dreadlocks and toppling Ulster

The versatile South African back feels a win over Mark Anscombe’s men should get his team’s season on track.

# interpro - Monday 28 October, 2013

'We've got to learn, cop on and improve' declares Leinster's Jennings

The flanker did not hold back in his take on his team’s recent struggles to break opponents down and score tries.

# interpro - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Pat Lam questions double standards as Leinster land knockout blow

The New Zealander is calling on Academy players to shore up his ‘injury decimated’ side.

# interpro - Saturday 26 October, 2013

RDS dog-fight sparks war of words between O'Connor and Lam

Kieran Marmion scored an opportunistic first half try but was one of two Connacht players yellow card as Leinster snatched a win.

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, RaboDirect Pro12

The spoils were shared last year but the westerners were confident of recording a shock win at the RDS.

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