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#Leinster

# 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 13,416 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 7,409 Views 0 Comments

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

# leinster-rugby - Friday 1 January, 2021

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19

Jan 1st 2021, 3:21 PM 31,221 Views 19 Comments

The province say their upcoming Pro14 match away to Leinster will not need to be postponed.

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows
# New Year's Interpros
# New Year's Interpros

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows

Jan 1st 2021, 12:45 PM 9,660 Views 23 Comments

Leinster host Connacht at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces
# Rescheduled
# Rescheduled

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces

Dec 30th 2020, 3:26 PM 8,432 Views 3 Comments

Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all received fresh fixture details from competition organisers.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out
# Latest
# Latest

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out

Dec 29th 2020, 1:34 PM 9,291 Views 10 Comments

There’s also uncertainty over the availability of Rhys Ruddock, whose rib injury requires further assessment.

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19

Dec 29th 2020, 11:47 AM 35,835 Views 20 Comments

It comes just four days out from the Guinness Pro14 clash with Connacht at the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 25 December, 2020

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 32,448 Views 39 Comments

The clash was due to take place tomorrow.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier
# Hearing
# Hearing

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier

Dec 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 13,031 Views 33 Comments

The 34-year-old escaped punishment for the 70th-minute incident during which contact was made between his shoulder and the Leinster back row’s head.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 21 December, 2020

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster
# Latest
# Latest

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster

Dec 21st 2020, 3:06 PM 12,465 Views 19 Comments

Better news for Leo Cullen is that Jack Conan and Ed Byrne will both return to full training this week.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier

Dec 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 39,624 Views 36 Comments

Tries by Josh van der Flier, Ciaran Frawley, Dave Kearney, Dan Leavy and Jimmy O’Brien were more than enough for Leo Cullen’s men.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases
# Round 8
# Round 8

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases

Nov 26th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,861 Views 8 Comments

The game was scheduled to take place in Llanelli on Sunday, but will now have to be played in early 2021.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues
# Seventh Heaven
# Seventh Heaven

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:02 PM 12,600 Views 40 Comments

Leo Cullen’s four-in-a-row-chasing side remain the team to beat in the Guinness Pro14.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster
# Setback
# Setback

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster

Nov 11th 2020, 2:41 PM 10,287 Views 9 Comments

However, there is better news for Harry Byrne and Rory O’Loughlin.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut
# Guinness Pro14
# Guinness Pro14

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut

Nov 1st 2020, 12:25 PM 10,363 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has made three changes to his starting XV which demolished Zebre last weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 19 October, 2020

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre
# Back In Blue
# Back In Blue

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre

Oct 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 7,189 Views 9 Comments

Academy graduate Dan Sheehan is also back in full training following a fractured cheekbone.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season
# Leinster Leaders
# Leinster Leaders

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season

Oct 14th 2020, 11:06 AM 5,318 Views 1 Comment

The province were recently crowned Pro14 champions for the third successive season.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 12 October, 2020

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over
# Latest
# Latest

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over

Oct 12th 2020, 4:41 PM 30,458 Views 12 Comments

Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 19 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final
# Showdown
# Showdown

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM 100,125 Views 74 Comments

Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 11 September, 2020

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months

Sep 11th 2020, 9:35 PM 9,139 Views 11 Comments

Mark McCall’s men face Exeter in another ‘nothing’ game before travelling to Dublin in a bid to hang onto their European title.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Owen Farrell to miss Leinster showdown after being hit with five-match ban
# Owen Goal
# Owen Goal

Owen Farrell to miss Leinster showdown after being hit with five-match ban

Sep 9th 2020, 7:58 AM 30,266 Views 34 Comments

Farrell was dismissed for a high and reckless tackle last weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport
# Derby
# Derby

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:38 PM 55,644 Views 26 Comments

Tomorrow’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final between the rival provinces will be available to watch on Facebook.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 3 August, 2020

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role
# Warren G
# Warren G

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role

Aug 3rd 2020, 10:30 PM 11,813 Views 10 Comments

Warren Gatland will take charge of the Lions for a third time when he oversees the 2021 tour to South Africa.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup
# Next Gen
# Next Gen

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Jul 9th 2020, 4:07 PM 18,760 Views 45 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey had several different visions as they gazed into the future.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester

Jul 1st 2020, 9:38 PM 15,002 Views 65 Comments

A number of the club’s stars were involved in a contract stand-off.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week

Jun 16th 2020, 7:31 PM 5,681 Views 22 Comments

Connacht and Ulster are scheduled to return on 29 June.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
# Expansion

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,944 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 28 May, 2020

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

May 28th 2020, 3:31 PM 10,649 Views 21 Comments

Sean O’Brien’s ‘Fuel’ will be published on 29 October.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Leinster and Ireland back Fergus McFadden to retire when the season ends
# Signing Off
# Signing Off

Leinster and Ireland back Fergus McFadden to retire when the season ends

May 3rd 2020, 3:00 PM 25,147 Views 44 Comments

As well as winning 34 Ireland caps, the versatile 33-year-old made 184 appearances for his province.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

End Pro14 now and declare Leinster champions, says Glasgow coach Rennie
# Call The Whole Thing Off
# Call The Whole Thing Off

End Pro14 now and declare Leinster champions, says Glasgow coach Rennie

Apr 29th 2020, 8:23 AM 9,863 Views 32 Comments

The next Australia head coach does not feel trying to resume this season in late summer or the autumn would be fair.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test
# 12 Out Of 12
# 12 Out Of 12

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:40 PM 6,136 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster boss also hailed the scrum as being a big weapon in victory at The Gnoll.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 21 February, 2020

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys
# Winning Streak
# Winning Streak

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys

Feb 21st 2020, 9:50 PM 10,742 Views 22 Comments

The hosts recovered from a slow start to hold a surprise 10-7 lead at half-time.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 17 February, 2020

Euro 2020 rules out Aviva Stadium for All-Ireland league rugby finals
# Energia Park
# Energia Park

Euro 2020 rules out Aviva Stadium for All-Ireland league rugby finals

Feb 17th 2020, 5:39 PM 6,815 Views 14 Comments

The Donnybrook venue will host both of this year’s deciders.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS
# Winning Streak
# Winning Streak

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS

Feb 15th 2020, 4:49 PM 14,846 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side made it 17 wins on the bounce for the 2019/20 season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'
# Backing
# Backing

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'

Feb 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 12,429 Views 28 Comments

Andy Farrell’s former coaching companion Stuart Lancaster assesses his opening two games in charge of Ireland.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Inside the Dublin school gym that made Ireland stars Larmour and Porter
# David Jones
# David Jones

Inside the Dublin school gym that made Ireland stars Larmour and Porter

Jan 26th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,260 Views 17 Comments

A focus on getting the basics right has helped produce massive results at St Andrew’s College.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'Stuart told me to be more demanding of the ball... that I should be getting a bit more involved'
# Jvdf
# Jvdf

'Stuart told me to be more demanding of the ball... that I should be getting a bit more involved'

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:00 PM 25,517 Views 8 Comments

Josh van der Flier is working on taking his game to the next level.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 January, 2020

'We know we've got a target on our backs... they want to put a shot on us'
# Number One Contender
# Number One Contender

'We know we've got a target on our backs... they want to put a shot on us'

Jan 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,178 Views 11 Comments

James Lowe knows that Leinster can take nothing for granted if they want to secure Champions Cup top seeding.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'It freshens things up': Porter looking forward to life under Ireland's new regime
# Front Row Seat
# Front Row Seat

'It freshens things up': Porter looking forward to life under Ireland's new regime

Jan 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,397 Views 4 Comments

Leinster prop is hoping to establish himself as first choice for both province and country.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi

Jan 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,476 Views 14 Comments

‘They need to understand they need to play to their strength without compromising our system or the way Leinster wants to play.’

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