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# leinster-rugby - Monday 18 November, 2019

Cullen wants squad to move past World Cup 'anti-climax' as Lyon lie in wait

Leinster were far from their best despite making a winning start to their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Benetton on Saturday.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Cullen challenges 'far from perfect' Leinster to improve

The head coach admitted his team will need to be better after conceding three tries at home to Benetton.

Ringrose hat-trick the highlight as sluggish Leinster make winning start to Champions Cup campaign

Leo Cullen’s side had some frustrating moments at the RDS against an ill-disciplined Benetton team.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella explore the potential benefits of the World Cup for Ireland’s provinces.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 8 November, 2019

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro14

The provinces meet at the Sportsground this evening. Follow all the action here.

Late change for Leinster as Henshaw drops out for O'Brien

The Ireland centre misses out at the Sportsground tonight due to illness.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Six Ireland stars return for Leinster's derby clash with Connacht

Leo Cullen has named four of Ireland’s World Cup contingent in his starting XV, with two more on the bench.

Friend brings internationals back for visit of Leinster

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has named Jack Carty at out-half while Bundee Aki starts on the bench.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Byrne and Baird to make first starts as Toner captains Leinster

Harry Byrne and Ryan Baird have both been named to start in the Leinster team to take on Dragons.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'A bit of a narrow focus' - Cullen not buying BOD and Nacewa's theory on Ireland's decline

‘There’s 12 Munster players. Why does nobody pick up the change of coaches in Munster? Did that have an effect?’

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Murphy determined to make the most of opportunities at Leinster

Josh Murphy says that Ireland’s disappointing World Cup campaign won’t automatically result in more opportunities in the Leinster first team.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 25 October, 2019

Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre

Leo Cullen’s side face Zebre tomorrow afternoon aiming to make in four wins on the bounce.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Cullen: World Cup quarter-final exit won't tarnish Schmidt's legacy in Ireland

Leo Cullen was a mainstay in the Leinster team during the New Zealander’s time in charge of the province.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Osborne caps dream week with first try and hard-earned Leinster contract

The scrum-half will remain with the province for the rest of the season after impressing on trial.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 11 October, 2019

Leinster turn on the style again to put Edinburgh to the sword at the RDS

Leo Cullen’s side made it three bonus-point wins from three at the start of the Pro14 season.

From sevens to the Pro14, Keenan making the most of every opportunity

The fullback makes his third appearance of the season for Leinster tonight.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'I was in a bad place two years ago. To get back in the jersey was huge for me' DK

'I was in a bad place two years ago. To get back in the jersey was huge for me'

Dave Kearney may have missed out on a World Cup place, but the Leinster winger takes huge confidence from his ability to bounce back.

Kearney return one of three changes for Leinster

Ireland international Dave Kearney has been named in the Leinster team that will take on Edinburgh at the RDS on Friday.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 7 October, 2019

Explosive Kelleher loving the opportunity to 'step up and fill the jersey'

The hooker was man-of-the-match for Leinster against Ospreys last Friday.

Ex-Connacht out-half Ronaldson training with Leinster after knee injury

The Pro12 winner is currently without a professional contract after leaving the western province.

Conan set for extended spell out as Leinster number eight has foot surgery

Conan will go under the knife in the UK this week.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'It's a great story for those late developers who don't come through the academy'

After impressing on trial during the summer, Rowan Osborne made his Leinster debut on Friday night.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 4 October, 2019

Kelleher's hat-trick propels Leinster to eight-try hammering of Ospreys

Leo Cullen’s defending Pro14 champions produced an imperious performance at the RDS on Friday night.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut

Leo Cullen has named his team for tomorrow night’s Pro14 visit of Ospreys.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Benetton winger banned after 'reckless' act in defeat to Leinster Pro14 This post contains videos

Benetton winger banned after 'reckless' act in defeat to Leinster

Ratuva Tavuyara was sent off for dangerously tackling Dave Kearney in the air.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'It's an incredibly proud day for our family': One Byrne replaces another

Harry Byrne made his senior debut for Leinster last night, replacing his older brother Ross at out-half.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'I really want to own that jersey and play in the big games, play in the finals'

Leinster winger Adam Byrne is itching for the new campaign to start after an extended pre-season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Toner set to feature for Leinster in Pro14 opener away at Benetton

Ross Byrne and Dave Kearney are also in line to be involved in Italy this weekend after missing out on the World Cup.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 23 September, 2019

Leinster open new €1.5 million Centre of Excellence at Donnybrook

The facility will be home to the province’s sub-academy and age-grade teams.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Leinster players vote for five-man leadership group in Sexton's absence

With Rhys Ruddock and Luke McGrath also away at the World Cup, Leo Cullen will want his senior players to step up.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 13 September, 2019

Claffey wary of Ulster challenge as Leinster eye back-to-back inter-pro titles

The women’s inter-pro semi-finals take place at Templeville Road on Saturday afternoon.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Leinster go three from three in pre-season with victory at Northampton

Leo Cullen’s side enjoyed another useful work-out at Franklin’s Gardens this evening.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Molony captains Leinster while Penny makes return from injury

Penny has recovered from a shoulder operation.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Lowe prepared to give his all for Ireland but conflicted by 'stupid' and 'weird' residency rule Parking The Dream This post contains videos

Lowe prepared to give his all for Ireland but conflicted by 'stupid' and 'weird' residency rule

The Leinster wing also revealed how close he was to making his All Blacks debut in 2015.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 30 August, 2019

Irish provinces name teams for second round of Celtic Cup action

A host of academy and Ireland U20 stars will be on show across the weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

'We’ve had no chats about a British and Irish League' - Pro14 boss

Martin Anayi has ruled out Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht playing in such a competition.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada

Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 23 August, 2019

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly

The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ireland U20 out-half Byrne named in Leinster squad for Canada trip

Leo Cullen’s squad flew out of Dublin today ahead of Saturday’s pre-season friendly in Ontario.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 19 August, 2019

'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance

21-year-old Roman Salanoa came off the bench during Saturday’s pre-season defeat of Coventry.

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