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# leinster-rugby - Monday 17 February, 2020

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

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

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'

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

Connacht head coach Friend urges Leinster's fringe players to try other provinces

The Australian believes it would benefit everyone if those down Leo Cullen’s pecking order got game time elsewhere.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 12 January, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Lyon, European Rugby Champions Cup

Kick-off at the RDS is at 1pm.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 10 January, 2020

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .

# leinster-rugby - Friday 3 January, 2020

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS

Will Connors is the only player to retain his starting place from last weekend’s win over Munster.

Daly thriving out west after 'nearly being a professional trainer' at Leinster

Tomorrow will mark Tom Daly’s first time facing Leinster since he moved to Connacht last season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

McBryde cites Springboks' success as vindication of player welfare programme

The Leinster assistant coach is an advocate of the IRFU policy which has forced provinces to rotate personnel.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 30 December, 2019

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14

Follow all the action live as Munster welcome Leinster to Thomond Park.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 27 December, 2019

JGP and Byrne to lead the attack in reshuffled Leinster side

Head coach Leo Cullen has made 10 changes to the side which beat Ulster.

Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster

The out-half is on the bench for tomorrow evening’s Thomond sell-out.

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# leinster-rugby - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Sometimes you don't know what's going on until it's over' - Tracy ready for Thomond battle

Leinster travel to take on rivals Munster on Saturday.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Resting of stars won't dilute 'one of the biggest derbies in world rugby' - Contempomi

‘Munster won’t change the way they play because of the way Joey does or doesn’t play…’

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Cronin returns and O'Brien debuts in the centre as Leinster name team for Ulster clash

Leo Cullen has opted for a blend of youth and experience for the visit of Dan McFarland’s Ulster.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Northampton Saints trio cleared following citings from defeat to Leinster

Lewis Bean, Andy Symons and Matt Proctor are all free to play after the complaints were dismissed.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Three Saints cited following thumping defeat to Leinster

Second row Lewis Bean and centre partners Andy Symons and Matt Proctor have all been cited for dangerous tackles.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 16 December, 2019

Leinster dismiss reports linking Johnny Sexton to Top 14 move

League leaders Lyon are reportedly interested in the Ireland out-half.

'He goes out and expresses himself' - Plenty of praise as Larmour continues to flourish at 15

The versatile full-back’s form will please Andy Farrell ahead of his first Six Nations as Ireland head coach.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Cullen wants 7-try Leinster to be even more clinical

The province scored seven tries for the second week running, but the head coach was annoyed by the chances they left behind.

Ringrose bags another hat-trick as imperious Leinster roll over Saints again

Leo Cullen’s side scored seven tries against Northampton for the second week running.

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton Saints, Champions Cup

Kick-off at the Aviva Stadium is at 17:15.

Cullen can smile about 'tough period' as Leinster look to extend perfect start to season

The province are expected to make it 11 wins in a row when they take on Northampton Saints at the Aviva Stadium.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 13 December, 2019

Cullen says Six Nations is the target for Sexton

The Leinster out-half is seeing a specialist in the UK as he battles a knee ligament injury.

Furlong and Ross Byrne in for Leinster's Champions Cup meeting with Saints

Scott Fardy captains the side at the Aviva Stadium in the absence of Johnny Sexton.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Ringrose says his missed tackle statistics don't tell full story

The Leinster centre has argued his case after some defensive errors during last weekend’s defeat of Northampton Saints.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 1 December, 2019

'Excellent' Connors seizing his chance in Leinster back row

Unbeaten Leinster picked up a rare win at Scotstoun last night.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

England centre Te'o joins Japanese Super Rugby side

The former Leinster centre missed out on the recent Rugby World Cup, as Eddie Jones’ men reached the final.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 November, 2019

Sexton sees promise after Leinster manage the heat in Lyon

The province are well placed to attack the rest of the pool stages after coming through a tense affair in France.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'When we really, really needed to dig in we have that gear'

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was delighted to see his team hold firm against a determined Lyon side.

Leinster do just enough to survive tense clash in Lyon

Max Deegan’s first half try proved the crucial score for last year’s beaten finalists.

Leinster treading carefully ahead of return to France

Leo Cullen has used last year’s defeat to Toulouse to inform preparations for Saturday’s game in Lyon.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 22 November, 2019

Henshaw, Kearney and Furlong among five changes for Leinster

Leo Cullen has welcomed back a number of internationals for Saturday’s trip to face Lyon.

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