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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'

The opportunity to start a new chapter in Italy and play more rugby was one too good to turn down for Mick Kearney.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ryan and Turner among Leinster's new academy players for 2019/20 season

The eastern province have confirmed their roster for the upcoming season.

Ireland U20 head coach McNamara named as new Leinster academy manager

McNamara takes over from Peter Smyth.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 7 July, 2019

'There's not a day that goes by when I don't miss Leinster'

Kurt McQuilkin played, captained and coached Leinster, but a family tragedy meant he had to leave his adopted province in 2016.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Byrne takes latest injury setback in his stride in bid to get back fitter and stronger

The Leinster winger on groin surgery, pre-season and finding the right balance between physical and mental preparation.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'It was like I've never left': Kelleher excited to be back home at Leinster

The winger reported for pre-season with the province yesterday after his return from Connacht.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents

The draw for the 2019/20 competition takes place in Lausanne this afternoon.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Leinster's Penny has double shoulder surgery after breakthrough season

It is hoped the 19-year-old flanker will be back in time for pre-season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Leinster carry out investigation into alleged incident 'to the satisfaction of all parties'

The province say the academy player involved has made a full recovery.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Saracens beat Exeter to win English Premiership and complete double

The London club came 27-16 down to see off their opponents.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Nucifora expresses delight as IRFU confirm Kearney's contract extension

The 33-year-old Leinster fullback will continue to play his rugby at home until the summer of 2020 at least.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 May, 2019

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final

The out-half comes back into the starting XV as one of three changes from last week’s win over Munster.

Conan hopes continued success in blue will lead to big days in green

The Leinster number eight is enjoying some of the best form of his career ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 final.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

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

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'

Felipe Contepomi says Leinster are determined to win Saturday’s Pro14 final, but the result will not solely define the province’s season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'They have an amazing skill level': Furlong turns Fardy into a Wexford hurling fan

The Leinster team-mates were at Parnell Park last Sunday to watch Dublin take on Davy Fitzgerald’s side.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts

But Rob Kearney’s future remains unclear.

'It was creeping up on me. It hurt and I don't want that to happen again'

Cian Healy suffered his first European final defeat in Newcastle. He’s determined to avoid the same pain this weekend.

O'Brien a major doubt for Pro14 final as Kearney recovers from head knock

The Leinster flanker is battling to overcome a hip problem in time for Saturday’s clash against Glasgow Warriors.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 20 May, 2019

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'

Leinster’s message is clear: their captain was not left out of the team at the weekend for performance-related reasons.

Owens appointed to referee Pro14 showdown between Leinster and Glasgow

John Lacey and Mike Adamson will be the touch judges at Celtic Park.

Blow for Leinster as Devin Toner ruled out of Pro14 final

The second row will undergo further assessment on a knee injury this week.

'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that'

Leo Cullen says he is not a big fan of media headlines ‘sensationalising’ some of his team selections.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away

The Leinster openside was simply colossal in a man-of-the-match performance against Munster.

Toner's injury the only concern for Cullen's Leinster ahead of Pro14 final

The second row was forced off close to half-time at the RDS this afternoon.

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment

The province will bid for back-to-back Pro14 titles against Glasgow next weekend.

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?

Leinster beat Munster 24-9 to set a date with Glasgow in next week’s final.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

We followed all the action as the two provinces went head-to-head at the RDS.

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

'I'm not sure what sort of welcome he'll get, we'll wait and see'

Joey Carbery returns to the RDS as a Munster player for the first time this afternoon.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 May, 2019

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF

The Leinster flanker has overcome a groin injury to get back for tomorrow’s Pro14 semi-final against Munster.

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster

Leo Cullen’s men are now focused on defending their Pro14 crown.

Fine margins in attack and defence play on Larmour's mind

But the 21-year-old is desperate to absorb the lessons in defeat and finish the season on a high with Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'There are a lot of guys bruised, a lot of guys cross, a lot of guys angry'

Leinster have no time to dwell on their Champions Cup heartache as they bid to bounce back against Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 13 May, 2019

Scottish ref Adamson to take charge of Leinster-Munster at sold-out RDS

He will become the first Scottish official to referee a Pro14 knockout game since 2010.

Van der Flier and Gibson-Park back in contention for Leinster's Pro14 semi-final

Leo Cullen’s side must pick themselves back up for Saturday’s visit of Munster to the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Cullen and Sexton rue Leinster's failure to take scoring chances

‘It’s gutting for this group, we’re a very close group and now we’ll have to bounce back.’

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