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#Leinster

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

Cruel blow as Leinster's Byrne ruled out for several months with new injury
# Setback
# Setback

Cruel blow as Leinster's Byrne ruled out for several months with new injury

Tue 5:00 PM 21,866 Views 11 Comments

The 26-year-old hasn’t played for the province since December 2019.

# leinster - Monday 22 February, 2021

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Mon 4:26 PM 14,900 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

# leinster - Saturday 20 February, 2021

'I was like a sporting junkie, hooked on the adrenaline, the pursuit of perfection'
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

'I was like a sporting junkie, hooked on the adrenaline, the pursuit of perfection'

Sat 10:00 AM 41,791 Views 16 Comments

Shane Byrne won 41 caps for Ireland, played four tests for the British and Irish Lions and is fondly remembered as one of the best hookers of his era. Yet his career is touched with sadness and regret.

# leinster - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Ireland have two superb tightheads. Should Porter switch back to loosehead?
# Front Row Union
# Front Row Union

Ireland have two superb tightheads. Should Porter switch back to loosehead?

Feb 17th 2021, 7:40 PM 14,367 Views 26 Comments

The Wexford man has made two encouraging sub appearances but Porter has been in excellent form.

# leinster - Monday 15 February, 2021

Dan Leavy's season is over after undergoing a knee procedure
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Dan Leavy's season is over after undergoing a knee procedure

Feb 15th 2021, 2:25 PM 31,739 Views 28 Comments

The 26-year-old has been dealt another tough injury blow.

# leinster - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 17,544 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old captained the Leinster at U19s and has played for the province’s A team.

# leinster - Monday 1 February, 2021

Leinster's playmaking duo of Byrne and Frawley continue to impress
# 10/12
# 10/12

Leinster's playmaking duo of Byrne and Frawley continue to impress

Feb 1st 2021, 2:58 PM 9,499 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster pair’s latest showing was up for discussion on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# leinster - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster

Jan 31st 2021, 7:24 PM 27,147 Views 45 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to the southern province in 2019 but is now set for a return.

# leinster - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Furlong returns as Leinster cruise to bonus point victory over Scarlets

Jan 30th 2021, 9:33 PM 29,905 Views 31 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side win 52-23 in Wales to leapfrog Ulster and take top spot in their Conference.

Race for the Pro14 final heats up as Leinster enter the final Furlong
# Squeaky Bum Time
# Squeaky Bum Time

Race for the Pro14 final heats up as Leinster enter the final Furlong

Jan 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,785 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side have little margin for error left as they take on Scarlets in tonight’s Pro14 encounter.

# leinster - Friday 29 January, 2021

Leinster player self-isolating following positive Covid-19 test
# Absent
# Absent

Leinster player self-isolating following positive Covid-19 test

Jan 29th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,477 Views 1 Comment

The player had already been isolating as a close contact of a family member.

# leinster - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,264 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old back row is nearing the end of his degree in UCD.

# leinster - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?
# Stars Of The Show
# Stars Of The Show

Shortlist revealed for RTÉ Sport Awards Team of the Year - who would you pick?

Jan 26th 2021, 7:36 PM 25,908 Views 37 Comments

Two Dublin sides, Kilkenny camogie, Limerick hurling, Leinster rugby and Shamrock Rovers have all been nominated.

Furlong 'in fantastic shape' as he gets set to return for Leinster on Saturday
# 11 Months Later
# 11 Months Later

Furlong 'in fantastic shape' as he gets set to return for Leinster on Saturday

Jan 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,358 Views 8 Comments

The Wexford man is in line to feature against Scarlets this weekend.

# leinster - Monday 25 January, 2021

Johnny Sexton suffers 'minor' injury but Tadhg Furlong 'very close' to return
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Johnny Sexton suffers 'minor' injury but Tadhg Furlong 'very close' to return

Jan 25th 2021, 2:31 PM 5,230 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland captain was replaced in the second half at Thomond Park on Saturday.

# leinster - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection
# Audition Winners
# Audition Winners

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 30,357 Views 60 Comments

There could be as many as 13 players from the two provinces in Ireland’s side for the Six Nations opener on 7 February.

Analysis: Leinster take their chance with superb set-piece score to break Munster
# Clinical
# Clinical

Analysis: Leinster take their chance with superb set-piece score to break Munster

Jan 24th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,527 Views 22 Comments

Ross Byrne had an impressive involvement as some of Leinster’s bench players made a late impact.

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'

Jan 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,770 Views 5 Comments

Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.

# leinster - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Sexton to be assessed on Monday after hamstring scare forces him off
# Johnny Be Good
# Johnny Be Good

Sexton to be assessed on Monday after hamstring scare forces him off

Jan 23rd 2021, 10:44 PM 11,961 Views 64 Comments

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign begins in two weeks against Wales.

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again
# Grudge Game
# Grudge Game

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again

Jan 23rd 2021, 9:45 PM 46,984 Views 198 Comments

Leinster win 13-10 at Thomond Park. Johnny Sexton was taken off in the second half.

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Pro14
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Pro14

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:35 PM 85,522 Views 72 Comments

An inter-pro to tee up the Six Nations and we went minute-by-minute.

'Gatty gave us fake tan to make us look tough - we were like 6'6" Oompa-Loompas'
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

'Gatty gave us fake tan to make us look tough - we were like 6'6" Oompa-Loompas'

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 3:34 PM 44,481 Views 7 Comments

Paul Wallace lit up the 1997 Lions tour but also thrived for both Munster and Leinster in Irish rugby’s bitterest rivalry.

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 43,705 Views 19 Comments

Having first played with his native Munster, Liam Toland went on to captain Leinster.

# leinster - Friday 22 January, 2021

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash
# Team News
# Team News

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:12 PM 24,198 Views 111 Comments

Both provinces have impressive matchday 23s for the Guinness Pro14 meeting.

# leinster - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Ringrose set for return from injury ahead of Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Key Man
# Key Man

Ringrose set for return from injury ahead of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 7:53 AM 14,096 Views 24 Comments

The Leinster man has been named the Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Men’s Player of the Year.

# leinster - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Snow-ice warning issued for Wicklow, with heavy rain expected in south Munster and Leinster
# Status Yellow
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# Status Yellow

Snow-ice warning issued for Wicklow, with heavy rain expected in south Munster and Leinster

Jan 20th 2021, 9:23 AM 36,119 Views 9 Comments

Heavy rain expected in Leinster will turn to sleet or snow in the afternoon, Met Éireann said.

# leinster - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
# Spicy
# Spicy

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,151 Views 36 Comments

Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.

Ruddock among those keen to impress Farrell in last Six Nations audition
# Trial
# Trial

Ruddock among those keen to impress Farrell in last Six Nations audition

Jan 19th 2021, 7:05 AM 9,457 Views 10 Comments

Munster’s clash with Leinster gives players one last chance to convince the Ireland boss.

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming

Jan 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,998 Views 8 Comments

The Wexford man hasn’t played since the 2020 Six Nations last February.

# leinster - Monday 18 January, 2021

Cronin fit, Leinster hopeful on Lowe and Ringrose, but Furlong out of Munster game
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Cronin fit, Leinster hopeful on Lowe and Ringrose, but Furlong out of Munster game

Jan 18th 2021, 2:46 PM 7,283 Views 18 Comments

The hooker has overcome a knee injury to be available for the Thomond Park clash.

# leinster - Sunday 17 January, 2021

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend
# Audition Time
# Audition Time

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend

Jan 17th 2021, 10:03 AM 37,639 Views 58 Comments

With the Six Nations kicking off in just three weeks, the Ireland coach has some tough decisions to make. Saturday’s clash between Munster and Leinster should help him do so.

# leinster - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

'I felt I'd play forever, win 10 more medals but it was all over for me at 27'

Jan 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 51,324 Views 7 Comments

Barry Daly was Leinster’s top try scorer when they won the Champions Cup/Pro14 double. But injury brought his career to a premature end.

# leinster - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby
# New Plan
# New Plan

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby

Jan 14th 2021, 5:09 PM 46,799 Views 20 Comments

The remaining games in the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup group stage have been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

# leinster - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns
# Schedule
# Schedule

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns

Jan 12th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,328 Views 16 Comments

Connacht and Ulster don’t have any senior games scheduled before the Six Nations.

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
# Derby
# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,122 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

# leinster - Monday 11 January, 2021

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as James Lowe returns to training
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as James Lowe returns to training

Jan 11th 2021, 2:47 PM 5,136 Views 10 Comments

Ciarán Frawley and Josh Murphy are also back for Leo Cullen’s side.

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht

Jan 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,867 Views 15 Comments

Hugo Keenan and co. notched a bonus-point win against Ulster and denied the visitors anything.

# leinster - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three
# Wide Men
# Wide Men

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three

Jan 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 6,990 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Ethan McIlroy continues to show his promise for Ulster.

# leinster - Friday 8 January, 2021

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot
# Ambition
# Ambition

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot

Jan 8th 2021, 10:32 PM 10,304 Views 19 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side landed an important victory in the battle for top spot in Conference A.

Leinster back to winning ways as Cullen's men notch bonus point against Ulster
# Derby
# Derby

Leinster back to winning ways as Cullen's men notch bonus point against Ulster

Jan 8th 2021, 9:27 PM 14,328 Views 66 Comments

Three second-half tries helped the home side to overturn a 9-5 deficit at the break.

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