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# isa-nacewa - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room
# No Ordinary Joe
# No Ordinary Joe

The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room

Oct 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,031 Views 0 Comments

Ten years on since their first Pro12 trip to Treviso, Garry Doyle revisits the harrowing defeat that left questions hanging over Leinster’s newly appointed Kiwi coach.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 17 August, 2020

'Leinster-Munster is huge... it's still the biggest game of the year'
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

'Leinster-Munster is huge... it's still the biggest game of the year'

Updated Aug 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 24,971 Views 35 Comments

Isa Nacewa and Ronan O’Gara look forward to the return of rugby in Ireland.

'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
# Brain Power
# Brain Power

'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon

Aug 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 7,161 Views 24 Comments

The former Ireland head coach was recently linked with a role in World Rugby.

# isa-nacewa - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Who is the best-ever import into Irish rugby from abroad?

Mar 19th 2020, 2:11 PM 21,303 Views 58 Comments

This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly found the lads in unanimous agreement.

# isa-nacewa - Thursday 24 October, 2019

O'Driscoll and Nacewa comments offer interesting theory on Ireland's exit
# Review
# Review

O'Driscoll and Nacewa comments offer interesting theory on Ireland's exit

Oct 24th 2019, 12:56 PM 28,497 Views 37 Comments

Both former players suggested that Leinster’s style of play had an impact on Ireland’s success.

# isa-nacewa - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland
# Regrets
# Regrets

'They went back to the conservative approach' - Nacewa on Schmidt's Ireland

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:00 PM 12,128 Views 16 Comments

The former Leinster captain feels the belief was sapped from Joe Schmidt’s squad in 2019.

# isa-nacewa - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
# Influence
# Influence

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

May 23rd 2019, 2:09 PM 4,963 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

# isa-nacewa - Friday 19 October, 2018

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster
# New Beginnings
# New Beginnings

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,243 Views 6 Comments

Having spent his entire playing and coaching career with the province, the former full-back moved to Bath earlier this year.

# isa-nacewa - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I know I'll go back to coaching when the timing is right, but it's not now'
# Heineken Rugby Weekly
# Heineken Rugby Weekly

'I know I'll go back to coaching when the timing is right, but it's not now'

Oct 11th 2018, 5:22 PM 19,563 Views 2 Comments

Former Leinster captain Isa Nacewa was a guest on the second episode of the Heineken Rugby Weekly.

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Johnny Sexton succeeds retired Isa Nacewa as Leinster's captain
# Leader
# Leader

Johnny Sexton succeeds retired Isa Nacewa as Leinster's captain

Aug 7th 2018, 4:51 PM 17,019 Views 43 Comments

Rhys Ruddock is the province’s new vice-captain.

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'It should be easier second time round': Nacewa bids emotional farewell in open letter to Leinster
# 4 Star General
# 4 Star General

'It should be easier second time round': Nacewa bids emotional farewell in open letter to Leinster

May 29th 2018, 4:40 PM 10,916 Views 13 Comments

Isa, Isa, Isa…

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final
# Legend
# Legend

Nacewa's farewell ends early as Leinster captain limps out of Pro14 final

May 26th 2018, 7:03 PM 6,130 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old was replaced by Rory O’Loughlin at the Aviva Stadium.

Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets
# Showdown
# Showdown

Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets

May 26th 2018, 6:45 AM 6,419 Views 9 Comments

The Welsh region have focused on bringing far more physicality to bear this time around.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 21 May, 2018

'Everyone wants to be Isa... he's a god amongst men' - James Lowe
# The Boss
# The Boss

'Everyone wants to be Isa... he's a god amongst men' - James Lowe

May 21st 2018, 8:09 AM 25,157 Views 21 Comments

Leinster want to send their captain off in style with another trophy this weekend.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster's fresh faces make their presence truly felt against Munster
# Depth
# Depth

Leinster's fresh faces make their presence truly felt against Munster

May 19th 2018, 10:15 PM 15,791 Views 81 Comments

The likes of James Lowe and Jack Conan came in to make a big impact in the win over Munster.

'I hope so': Cullen upbeat about Nacewa's chances of playing in Pro14 final
# ISA
# ISA

'I hope so': Cullen upbeat about Nacewa's chances of playing in Pro14 final

May 19th 2018, 7:13 PM 7,565 Views 38 Comments

The Leinster captain bid farewell to the RDS this afternoon, but will hope for one final appearance in blue next weekend.

# isa-nacewa - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We're always looking' - Leinster considering move for foreign signing
# Niq
# Niq

'We're always looking' - Leinster considering move for foreign signing

May 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,830 Views 43 Comments

Montpellier pair Joe Tomane and Jesse Mogg are understood to be available this summer.

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Leinster wait for scan results on Nacewa's calf injury ahead of Munster
# ISA
# ISA

Leinster wait for scan results on Nacewa's calf injury ahead of Munster

May 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,877 Views 13 Comments

John Fogarty says decisions on team selection for the Pro14 semi-final will be made today, but admits they might need to freshen things up.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'It was great for Isa to win it for us with the last couple of kicks'
# Cool And Calm
# Cool And Calm

'It was great for Isa to win it for us with the last couple of kicks'

May 12th 2018, 9:26 PM 12,993 Views 16 Comments

The 35-year-old stepped up when his side needed him most in the closing 10 minutes.

'I can't believe we're champions again': Nacewa and Sexton speechless as Leinster reign in Spain
# Champions
# Champions

'I can't believe we're champions again': Nacewa and Sexton speechless as Leinster reign in Spain

May 12th 2018, 7:11 PM 12,819 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side battled hard to defeat Racing 92 15-12 in Bilbao this evening.

Leinster plan on saving best for last as they bid for fourth European star
# Favourites
# Favourites

Leinster plan on saving best for last as they bid for fourth European star

May 12th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,610 Views 4 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Isa Nacewa believe there is still more to come from their team.

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer
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# Isa Isa Isa

Leinster great Isa Nacewa to retire from rugby this summer

Apr 24th 2018, 11:51 AM 29,311 Views 65 Comments

Ireland international Richardt Strauss will also retire next month while out-half Cathal Marsh and flanker Peadar Timmins have been released.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Nacewa moving through the gears to thwart mentor-turned-tormentor Pivac
# Isa Isa Isa
# Isa Isa Isa

Nacewa moving through the gears to thwart mentor-turned-tormentor Pivac

Apr 21st 2018, 8:31 AM 6,865 Views 12 Comments

Leinster’s club captain endured a slow start to the week, but back on the wing he’s ready for another crack at his fellow Aucklander.

# isa-nacewa - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return
# Changes
# Changes

Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return

Apr 19th 2018, 8:21 PM 24,111 Views 47 Comments

Isa Nacewa looks likely to shift to the wing as Henshaw comes into the midfield.

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries
# Complete
# Complete

Analysis: Leinster's lethal attack tears Saracens apart for three classy tries

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:35 PM 27,577 Views 30 Comments

Leinster’s scores all came on kick return and showed off their rounded threat with ball in hand.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 2 April, 2018

No sign of Nacewa slowing down as Leinster captain continues to defy his years
# Aul Man Isa
# Aul Man Isa

No sign of Nacewa slowing down as Leinster captain continues to defy his years

Apr 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,972 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old returned to play an important role in the province’s win over Saracens.

# isa-nacewa - Sunday 1 April, 2018

The pain of Lyon driving Nacewa's quest to bring European success back to Leinster
# ISA
# ISA

The pain of Lyon driving Nacewa's quest to bring European success back to Leinster

Apr 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 5,617 Views 4 Comments

“We’ve got to take the opportunity against arguably the best team in Europe.”

# isa-nacewa - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines
# Master
# Master

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines

Jan 16th 2018, 6:20 PM 14,190 Views 15 Comments

The veteran Leinster captain was impressive at inside centre against Glasgow.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'I don't want to force him into any box, he is doing things his way. That's the beauty about him'
# Air Jordan
# Air Jordan

'I don't want to force him into any box, he is doing things his way. That's the beauty about him'

Jan 13th 2018, 7:45 AM 8,849 Views 12 Comments

Isa Nacewa doesn’t want to compare Jordan Larmour with any other player out there, because the fullback is doing it all his own way.

# isa-nacewa - Friday 24 November, 2017

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return
# ISA
# ISA

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return

Nov 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 2,780 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster captain makes his injury comeback in tonight’s Pro14 clash with the Dragons.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Leinster captain Nacewa faces another period on the sidelines after ankle operation
# Setback
# Setback

Leinster captain Nacewa faces another period on the sidelines after ankle operation

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 3,736 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old is expected to be out for six weeks.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 9 October, 2017

O'Brien and Nacewa in a race to be fit for visit of French heavyweights to Dublin
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

O'Brien and Nacewa in a race to be fit for visit of French heavyweights to Dublin

Oct 9th 2017, 1:30 PM 5,060 Views 4 Comments

Both will be assessed during the week ahead of Montpellier on Saturday.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 2 October, 2017

No regrets for Leinster or Nacewa over calf injury picked up in South Africa
# Hindsight Is Great
# Hindsight Is Great

No regrets for Leinster or Nacewa over calf injury picked up in South Africa

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:40 PM 3,817 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster captain is out-of-action with the problem but hopes to be back sooner rather than later.

# isa-nacewa - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'Unlikely to feature next week': Nacewa to undergo calf scan after fourth long-haul flight
# Pro14
# Pro14

'Unlikely to feature next week': Nacewa to undergo calf scan after fourth long-haul flight

Sep 23rd 2017, 8:09 PM 6,338 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster captain sustained the injury in South Africa last night.

# isa-nacewa - Friday 15 September, 2017

Nacewa and Gibson-Park to rejoin Leinster squad in South Africa after sorting visa problems
# Verified By Visa
# Verified By Visa

Nacewa and Gibson-Park to rejoin Leinster squad in South Africa after sorting visa problems

Sep 15th 2017, 11:29 AM 8,358 Views 4 Comments

The pair will be available for next week’s game against the Toyota Cheetahs.

# isa-nacewa - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nacewa and Gibson-Park to return home from South Africa after visa bid fails
# Return Flight
# Return Flight

Nacewa and Gibson-Park to return home from South Africa after visa bid fails

Sep 13th 2017, 7:15 PM 29,034 Views 51 Comments

Nick McCarthy has been called up.

Leinster's Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa due to visa issues
# Stranded
# Stranded

Leinster's Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa due to visa issues

Sep 13th 2017, 4:51 PM 17,913 Views 24 Comments

The players may be boarding a flight back to Dublin this evening should they fail in having their denied entry overturned.

# isa-nacewa - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Brutal schedule could 'take a toll' on the Lions before All Blacks Tests
# Warm Ups
# Warm Ups

Brutal schedule could 'take a toll' on the Lions before All Blacks Tests

May 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 4,941 Views 14 Comments

Warren Gatland will be looking to build momentum but the warm-up games will be very difficult.

# isa-nacewa - Monday 22 May, 2017

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'
# Tough Times
# Tough Times

'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'

May 22nd 2017, 11:59 AM 10,940 Views 26 Comments

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa believes the province aren’t going to have to wait long for a trophy.

# isa-nacewa - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'A big part of the change for the better was when I had kids' - Nacewa
# Mental Skills
# Mental Skills

'A big part of the change for the better was when I had kids' - Nacewa

May 14th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,570 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster captain talks about his mental skills journey since Joe Schmidt sparked his interest.

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