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# kevin-mclaughlin - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Kevin McLaughlin joins us for our live preview of Ireland's New Zealand tour
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# Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin joins us for our live preview of Ireland's New Zealand tour

Jun 28th 2022, 10:55 AM 3,985 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster man was part of the touring party in 2012.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin
# All In The Head
# All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

Dec 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,378 Views 0 Comments

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Kevin McLaughlin: 'I haven't cleared out my locker yet, that'll be a big moment'
# Life After Rugby
# Life After Rugby

Kevin McLaughlin: 'I haven't cleared out my locker yet, that'll be a big moment'

Oct 15th 2015, 8:50 PM 8,868 Views 4 Comments

The former Ireland and Leinster flanker reflects on his recent enforced retirement.

'The minute I played with him for the first time I realised there was something different about this guy'
# Presence
# Presence

'The minute I played with him for the first time I realised there was something different about this guy'

Oct 15th 2015, 12:05 AM 10,885 Views 1 Comment

A former Ireland team-mate pays tribute to Paul O’Connell.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
# Concussion
# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,517 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 7 September, 2015

Shoulder issue prevents D'Arcy's return after RWC omission, say Leinster
# D'Arce
# D'Arce

Shoulder issue prevents D'Arcy's return after RWC omission, say Leinster

Sep 7th 2015, 3:08 PM 7,052 Views 5 Comments

Leo Cullen says the 35-year-old is contracted until the end of October.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Aug 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 7,927 Views 5 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin will lead Leo Cullen’s side in the opening months of the season.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues
# Cruel
# Cruel

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues

Dec 30th 2014, 4:52 PM 2,889 Views 1 Comment

The back row will be sidelined after picking up a shoulder injury against Connacht.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Saturday 20 December, 2014

'Tremendous leaders' helped Leinster edge past Connacht - O'Connor
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Tremendous leaders' helped Leinster edge past Connacht - O'Connor

Dec 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 2,520 Views 8 Comments

The coach singled out Shane Jennings and Kevin McLaughlin as being influential in the win.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 19 December, 2014

'Huge amount of positivity' in Leinster squad as Connacht come to town
# Derby
# Derby

'Huge amount of positivity' in Leinster squad as Connacht come to town

Dec 19th 2014, 7:35 AM 3,139 Views 19 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin admits the players need to start delivering on the pitch.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 31 October, 2014

Leinster have turned a corner after three successive victories, insists O'Connor
# Positive
# Positive

Leinster have turned a corner after three successive victories, insists O'Connor

Oct 31st 2014, 6:00 AM 3,339 Views 11 Comments

International commitments may have limited his hand but the Leinster coach is confident of avoiding a Halloween scare against Edinburgh.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Ben Te'o to wear Leinster's iconic #13 on his senior debut tomorrow
# Te'o Time
# Te'o Time

Ben Te'o to wear Leinster's iconic #13 on his senior debut tomorrow

Oct 30th 2014, 12:19 PM 4,402 Views 5 Comments

Coach Matt O’Connor makes eight changes from the side which won in Castres last weekend.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'We call it 'The Fear Email'' - Even on their holidays, Leinster players are on the clock
# Always Working
# Always Working

'We call it 'The Fear Email'' - Even on their holidays, Leinster players are on the clock

Oct 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,938 Views 3 Comments

Flanker Kevin McLaughlin tells us what goes into his job away from the pitch.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 30 June, 2014

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data
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# How To

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,169 Views 0 Comments

A county Dublin start-up is helping hyper-competitive sports teams get insights and competitive from a mass of information.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 14 October, 2013

Battered and bruised, but Leinster have that winning feeling back
# Recharging
# Recharging

Battered and bruised, but Leinster have that winning feeling back

Oct 14th 2013, 8:29 PM 2,352 Views 0 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin feels only one team can qualify from Heineken Cup pool one, and he’s aiming for six wins to make sure it’s Leinster.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Leinster rugby stars were hanging out with Father Jack at the 40ft today
# Feck Arse Drink Girls
# Feck Arse Drink Girls

Leinster rugby stars were hanging out with Father Jack at the 40ft today

Jul 10th 2013, 5:45 PM 9,817 Views 8 Comments

They don’t get great weather like this down on Craggy Island.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Joe Schmidt's belief drives Devin Toner towards great Irish leap
# Summer Tour
# Summer Tour

Joe Schmidt's belief drives Devin Toner towards great Irish leap

Jun 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 2,519 Views 3 Comments

The lock is going into his ninth season with Leinster yet only has five caps (one start) for Ireland.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 13 May, 2013

Kevin McLaughlin’s eye does not look good
# Ouch
# Ouch

Kevin McLaughlin’s eye does not look good

May 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,489 Views 0 Comments

McLaughlin is one of Leinster’s injury concerns ahead of Friday night’s Amlin Cup final.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

When Cheika left there were doubts but we pushed on - McLaughlin
# Take Me With You
# Take Me With You

When Cheika left there were doubts but we pushed on - McLaughlin

Apr 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,395 Views 0 Comments

The flanker is hoping his Leinster teammates can give Joe Schmidt the perfect send-off.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 18 January, 2013

Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling

Jan 18th 2013, 1:50 PM 1,438 Views 2 Comments

Leinster make five changes for tomorrow’s match against Exeter Chiefs.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend

Jan 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 829 Views 0 Comments

The flanker acknowledges that Leinster need four tries this weekend, but is intent on remaining focused on the little details.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes
# Home Banker
# Home Banker

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes

Dec 19th 2012, 4:25 PM 678 Views 0 Comments

Leinster and Munster have enjoyed a swathe of away day successes in Belfast and Galway respectively.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 14 December, 2012

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown

Dec 14th 2012, 12:37 PM 828 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt has made four changes for tomorrow’s Pool 5 clash in the Aviva Stadium.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 7 December, 2012

Clermont are 'undoubtedly' the favourites says Leinster coach Schmidt
# French Test
# French Test

Clermont are 'undoubtedly' the favourites says Leinster coach Schmidt

Dec 7th 2012, 2:36 PM 3,870 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi is daunted by his former side’s blistering start to their Heineken Cup pool.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Saturday 1 December, 2012

As it happened: Leinster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12
Live Dec 1st 2012, 5:33 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 23 November, 2012

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12
Live Nov 23rd 2012, 7:13 PM

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

# kevin-mclaughlin - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa
# Love Eight
# Love Eight

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa

Nov 4th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,530 Views 10 Comments

‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Sunday 7 October, 2012

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt
# Growing Concern
# Growing Concern

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt

Oct 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster coach has even more injury concerns this morning, including Brian O’Driscoll and Isa Nacewa.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 5 October, 2012

PRO12: Heaslip gets the captaincy nod in depleted Leinster line-up
# Team News
# Team News

PRO12: Heaslip gets the captaincy nod in depleted Leinster line-up

Oct 5th 2012, 12:42 PM 785 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Conway and Ian Madigan both feature in the backline for Saturday’s league match against Munster.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 4 October, 2012

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster
# Bring The Pain
# Bring The Pain

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster

Oct 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,070 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is hoping his personal run of good form can turn his province’s fortunes around.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 14 September, 2012

Schmidt adds international flavour for Leinster's Italian job
# Pro12
# Pro12

Schmidt adds international flavour for Leinster's Italian job

Sep 14th 2012, 12:38 PM 789 Views 0 Comments

Seven Irish internationals will make their first start of the season when Leinster face Benetton Treviso on Saturday evening.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 25 June, 2012

Well played: here's your Gaelic football team of the week
# Championship 2012
# Championship 2012

Well played: here's your Gaelic football team of the week

Jun 25th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,248 Views 1 Comment

Ewan McKenna runs through his best XV from yesterday’s two provincial semi-finals. Do you agree?

Summer Tour Diary: Five month break for the Irish rugby team but who will be back?
# Humbled
# Humbled

Summer Tour Diary: Five month break for the Irish rugby team but who will be back?

Jun 25th 2012, 9:13 AM 4,988 Views 24 Comments

Ireland will be boosted by the return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Paul O’Connell but others look to have played their last Test match.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices
# Just Shy
# Just Shy

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices

Jun 17th 2012, 11:35 AM 4,414 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Sexton admitted that he needed to strike his late penalty perfectly for Ireland to lead. He did not but was excellent otherwise.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Friday 15 June, 2012

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks
# Believe
# Believe

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks

Jun 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,540 Views 14 Comments

No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances
# Respect
# Respect

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

Jun 15th 2012, 10:40 AM 2,031 Views 1 Comment

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Ireland's Call - Part Two: You asked, O'Driscoll and Kidney answered
# On The Record
# On The Record

Ireland's Call - Part Two: You asked, O'Driscoll and Kidney answered

Jun 14th 2012, 12:45 PM 2,590 Views 3 Comments

Your questions packed a punch this week but Brian and Declan did not shirk the challenge. Kevin McLaughlin had something to say too.

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test
# Second Test
# Second Test

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test

Jun 14th 2012, 4:00 AM 3,513 Views 33 Comments

The Irish coach has turned to the Heineken Cup winners to make up the core of his side ahead of Saturday’s match in Christchurch.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Monday 28 May, 2012

Opinion: Leinster can overcome double blow to land three in a row
# Kingpins
# Kingpins

Opinion: Leinster can overcome double blow to land three in a row

May 28th 2012, 2:35 PM 492 Views 0 Comments

The lads at Whiff of Cordite have called on Leinster to lift their chins and focus on a season that was a missed conversion from glory.

# kevin-mclaughlin - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Stephen Ferris ruled out of Ireland tour to New Zealand
# Calf Strain
# Calf Strain

Stephen Ferris ruled out of Ireland tour to New Zealand

May 26th 2012, 11:07 AM 843 Views 3 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin of Leinster has been called in as flanker as a calf strain rules out the Ulster talisman.

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