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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 15 April, 2021

McGrath and Cronin latest players to sign new deals with Leinster
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

McGrath and Cronin latest players to sign new deals with Leinster

Thu 3:28 PM 7,743 Views 15 Comments

The province have announced a string of new contracts this week.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Leinster confirm new contracts for 4 more players
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Leinster confirm new contracts for 4 more players

Wed 3:57 PM 14,317 Views 42 Comments

David Hawkshaw, Hugo Keenan, Jack Conan and Scott Penny are all extending their stays with the province.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Promising prop Thomas Clarkson among 4 players rewarded with new contracts by Leinster
# 3 Is The Magic Number
# 3 Is The Magic Number

Promising prop Thomas Clarkson among 4 players rewarded with new contracts by Leinster

Apr 13th 2021, 6:11 PM 15,224 Views 69 Comments

The 21-year-old tighthead featured on nine occasions in the Guinness Pro14 this season.

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV

Apr 13th 2021, 4:24 PM 32,989 Views 30 Comments

Leinster’s Champions Cup semi fixed for Sunday 2 May, with Ulster’s Challenge Cup trip to Leicester set for Friday 30 April.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 12 April, 2021

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS
# Proposal
# Proposal

Leinster Rugby submit plans to assess use of rapid antigen testing for safe return of fans to the RDS

Apr 12th 2021, 12:36 PM 17,831 Views 18 Comments

The capacity for this proof of concept match will be capped at 2,000 supporters.

Scrum-half rejoins Leinster from Munster
# Return
# Return

Scrum-half rejoins Leinster from Munster

Apr 12th 2021, 10:44 AM 19,754 Views 19 Comments

Nick McCarthy is returning to Leinster where his career started.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'We want to be the ones being the aggressors' - Slade has Leinster scalp in his sights
# Chiefs
# Chiefs

'We want to be the ones being the aggressors' - Slade has Leinster scalp in his sights

Apr 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,838 Views 17 Comments

The Exeter centre is looking to make a statement ahead of the impending Lions squad announcement.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Baxter has Leinster homework done as Exeter prepare to put Champions Cup title on the line
# Defence
# Defence

Baxter has Leinster homework done as Exeter prepare to put Champions Cup title on the line

Apr 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,498 Views 9 Comments

The Chiefs beat Racing in last season’s final to land their first European title.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

'It's about the here and now' - Baxter looking past Exeter's history with Leinster
# Chiefs
# Chiefs

'It's about the here and now' - Baxter looking past Exeter's history with Leinster

Apr 7th 2021, 2:29 PM 6,143 Views 10 Comments

Last year’s Champions Cup winners have lost all four previous meetings with the province.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 5 April, 2021

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'
# Top Tier
# Top Tier

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'

Apr 5th 2021, 10:20 PM 25,694 Views 24 Comments

‘We’ve learned lessons from that Sarries game that we’ll hopefully be able to bring into this weekend,’ says Rory O’Loughlin.

Vakh Abdaladze returns for Leinster after 18-month injury absence
# Latest
# Latest

Vakh Abdaladze returns for Leinster after 18-month injury absence

Apr 5th 2021, 2:45 PM 21,501 Views 21 Comments

The 25-year-old prop, who hasn’t played since October 2019, has recovered from a back injury.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Dates and times confirmed for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals
# Last 8
# Last 8

Dates and times confirmed for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals

Apr 4th 2021, 9:33 PM 15,107 Views 14 Comments

Leinster’s meeting with Exeter on Saturday will clash with the Wales v Ireland game in the Women’s Six Nations.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon
# History
# History

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon

Apr 1st 2021, 3:17 PM 6,606 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster boss has experienced defeat to Toulon as both a player and a coach.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season
# The Future
# The Future

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season

Mar 31st 2021, 12:57 PM 10,627 Views 34 Comments

The award has been won by a Leinster player four times in the last five seasons.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 29 March, 2021

Doubts over Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne for Leinster's clash with Toulon
# Latest
# Latest

Doubts over Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne for Leinster's clash with Toulon

Mar 29th 2021, 2:57 PM 9,563 Views 13 Comments

Scott Penny has been ruled out for Friday night’s Champions Cup game against the French side at the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 27 March, 2021

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final

Mar 27th 2021, 4:07 PM 45,189 Views 70 Comments

The two Irish provinces go head-to-head in today’s decider at the RDS.

'Nobody here expected Devin to go off and be what he has become'
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

'Nobody here expected Devin to go off and be what he has become'

Mar 27th 2021, 10:00 AM 36,887 Views 14 Comments

As a young man, Devin Toner never quite appeared destined for sporting greatness.

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen
# Motivated
# Motivated

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen

Mar 27th 2021, 8:15 AM 6,457 Views 9 Comments

Leinster can win a fourth successive Pro14 title today.

Munster have golden chance to claim statement win against record-chasing Leinster
# Pro14 Final
# Pro14 Final

Munster have golden chance to claim statement win against record-chasing Leinster

Mar 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 23,364 Views 37 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side are chasing a first trophy since 2011.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 26 March, 2021

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'
# Pro14
# Pro14

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'

Mar 26th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,261 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen has kept a number of Leinster’s frontline internationals on the bench for tomorrow’s Pro14 final.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 22 March, 2021

Ryan, Connors and Ringrose ruled out of Leinster's Pro14 final against Munster
# Blows
# Blows

Ryan, Connors and Ringrose ruled out of Leinster's Pro14 final against Munster

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 14,279 Views 32 Comments

Luke McGrath will be available for selection, however, after completing return-to-play protocols.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys
# Pro14
# Pro14

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys

Mar 18th 2021, 12:25 PM 8,498 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen has opted for a number of new combinations in his team.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Cullen, Lancaster, Contepomi and McBryde extend contracts at Leinster
# Signed And Sealed
# Signed And Sealed

Cullen, Lancaster, Contepomi and McBryde extend contracts at Leinster

Mar 16th 2021, 6:03 PM 9,801 Views 37 Comments

Head coach Cullen has opted for a one-year rolling contract for personal reasons, while his trio of colleagues have signed on for two further seasons.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 15 March, 2021

Frawley returns for Leinster's clash with Ospreys but Kelleher and O'Brien out
# Update
# Update

Frawley returns for Leinster's clash with Ospreys but Kelleher and O'Brien out

Mar 15th 2021, 2:46 PM 6,313 Views 2 Comments

The Welsh side are due at the RDS on Friday.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre
# Team News
# Team News

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre

Mar 11th 2021, 1:19 PM 11,158 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, Seán O’Brien and Tim Corkery are in line to make their debuts from the substitutes’ bench.

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster
# Punishment
# Punishment

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster

Mar 11th 2021, 11:54 AM 3,710 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old prop was sent off for leading with an elbow as opponent Ed Byrne tried to tackle him.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 5 March, 2021

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half
# Team News
# Team News

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half

Mar 5th 2021, 12:29 PM 10,239 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men face Ulster on Saturday night.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'
# Trading Places?
# Trading Places?

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 18,939 Views 31 Comments

Robin McBryde says the tighthead needs to be included in any discussions about his best position going forward.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster
# Pro14
# Pro14

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:32 PM 6,843 Views 2 Comments

The out-half is recovering for a head injury sustained in the win over Glasgow Warriors on Sunday.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format

Feb 24th 2021, 8:07 PM 34,303 Views 18 Comments

Draws for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout rounds will take place on 9 March.

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'
# Future Planning
# Future Planning

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'

Feb 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,078 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster captain is close to agreeing a new contract.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
# Scrappy
# Scrappy

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons

Feb 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 29,167 Views 68 Comments

The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,531 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney became the oldest outfield player ever to make his Super Rugby bow as the Brumbies displayed their superiority in Perth.

'We would always look at and try learn from the mistakes of others'
# Training Smart
# Training Smart

'We would always look at and try learn from the mistakes of others'

Feb 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,211 Views 2 Comments

Leinster hooker James Tracy says the province are always working on ways to make the game safer.

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress
# Patience
# Patience

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress

Feb 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,682 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster head coach also discussed the current situation regarding contract talks.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time
# The Byrne Connection
# The Byrne Connection

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time

Feb 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 28,005 Views 32 Comments

Jack Conan will win his 100th cap for the province in Friday’s game with the Dragons.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 29 January, 2021

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year

Jan 29th 2021, 12:31 PM 16,337 Views 19 Comments

Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 January, 2021

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster
# Drafted In
# Drafted In

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster

Jan 25th 2021, 7:07 PM 32,829 Views 35 Comments

Leinster nine Paddy Patterson, who has made three first-team appearances for the eastern province, has headed south on a short-term basis.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 8 January, 2021

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash
# Summit Meeting
# Summit Meeting

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 8:30 AM 13,466 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey looked ahead to tonight’s top-of-the-table clash on our Rugby Weekly podcast.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'
# Friday Night Rugby
# Friday Night Rugby

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'

Jan 7th 2021, 8:38 AM 7,421 Views 0 Comments

Matty Rea and Ulster are ready for a high-stakes clash against Leinster on Friday evening.

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