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Dublin: 5°C Friday 27 November 2020


# leinster - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Lancaster backs Ryan and Ireland to learn from tough day in Twickenham

‘He’ll be very reflective but he’ll move on very quickly. He’s very level-headed’

# leinster - Monday 23 November, 2020

'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change

Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.

# leinster - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS

Hooker James Tracy is hoping to help Leinster towards their seventh win of the season.

# leinster - Saturday 21 November, 2020

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster senior football final

Dublin advanced to the All-Ireland semi-final on 5 December.

Ryan Baird's comeback continues as Leinster hand him Cardiff start

Leo Cullen has kept faith in the backline that impressed against Edinburgh last Monday

# leinster - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'There was real animosity there... there would have been a want to silence him'

Ex-Munster hooker Mike Sherry explains the inter-provincial rivalry with Leinster wing James Lowe.

'It's a concern' - Leinster aim to avoid bad habits amidst streak of bonus-point wins

Leo Cullen’s side have opened the new season with six bonus-point wins from six games.

Furlong's injury frustration continues as Leinster's tighthead stocks run low

The Wexford man last played in February, while Ciaran Parker has now been ruled out.

# leinster - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Dan Leavy's successful return is good news for Leinster and Ireland

The 26-year-old impressed as he got through 57 minutes of action for the province last night.

# leinster - Monday 16 November, 2020

Leavy shines as eight-try Leinster tear Edinburgh to shreds at the RDS

Cian Kelleher got a hat-trick and Luke McGrath scored a brace as the home side kept their run going.

Another Pro14 fixture postponed, but Munster v Leinster set for St Stephen's Day

Connacht’s postponed round 4 clash with Benetton has been slotted in for early December.

Limerick and Cork to host hurling quarter-finals as GAA finalise next weekend's schedule

Tipperary and Galway are heading to the LIT Gaelic Grounds while Clare will meet Waterford in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

How Leo Cullen’s blueprint was inspired by Ferguson, Cody and Bill Belichick

The Leinster head coach is a student of several sports, not just rugby and has carried those lessons into his coaching manual.

# leinster - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Here's the 2020 hurling championship state of play before tomorrow's quarter-final draw

Galway, Waterford, Tipperary and Clare are involved in tomorrow morning’s quarter-final draw.

Dan Leavy to make first Leinster start since March 2019 against Edinburgh

The 26-year-old has made three replacement appearances in recent weeks.

# leinster - Friday 13 November, 2020

Leinster start Champions Cup with trip to France as Munster welcome Quins

Connacht will visit Racing 92 in their first game, while Ulster welcome Toulouse to Belfast.

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US

The 31-year-old wing has had a torrid time with injuries in recent years.

# leinster - Thursday 12 November, 2020

What Leinster have changed since Saracens' demolition job of their scrum

Robin McBryde explains what the province learned from that disappointing day.

'He's built up a very quick rapport with the Munster lads' - James Lowe settles in

Rob Kearney believes the Leinster wing’s biggest challenge tomorrow will be in defence.

# leinster - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Ringrose has Lions ambitions but first focus is return from injury with Leinster

The Ireland centre hopes to be back in action for the Champions Cup games in December.

# leinster - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Leinster weather early Ospreys storm to maintain perfect record

The champions were 26-7 winners this afternoon.

Hat-trick for Morris as dominant Meath hit seven goals in Leinster win over Wicklow

Aughrim hosted today’s game.

The unluckiest Leinster player to never win an Ireland cap

It is 25 years since rugby turned professional – the same year a new tournament called the Heineken Cup was born. Former Leinster captain Chris Pim relives the madness of those transitional years.

A wet Sunday in Swansea is where Leinster's students graduate

Nine of the Leinster squad who play Ospreys today have won fewer than 20 caps but Rory O’Loughlin believes they can all become top players.

# leinster - Saturday 7 November, 2020

First start for 21-year-old Birr prop, cap 100 for Molony and Ruddock captains Leinster in Wales

Leo Cullen has named his side to face Ospreys tomorrow, with Dan Leavy on the bench again.

'I have loved every minute of it' - Ross Molony set for 100th Leinster cap

The 26-year-old has been a consistent performer in the second row for the province.

# leinster - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'He's very talented. It's making sure he can take steps to play week in, week out'

21-year-old Leinster out-half Harry Byrne impressed last weekend against Glasgow.

# leinster - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Furlong and Baird to step up training load as Leinster men continue injury recovery

Sean Cronin is in a similar position after his recent thumb injury.

# leinster - Monday 2 November, 2020

Leinster power their way to bonus point win in Glasgow

Jimmy O’Brien and Scott Penny were among the try-scorers while Harry Byrne added 12 points with the boot.

250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns

The 34-year-old remains a key part of the set-up alongside fellow veteran Scott Fardy.

# leinster - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

'He's so explosive and powerful but it's also his mindset that separates him'

33-year-old prop Cian Healy wins his 100th cap for Ireland in Paris this evening.

# leinster - Friday 30 October, 2020

Leinster's O'Brien takes inspiration from Keenan and Connors' rise to Ireland caps

The 22-year-old back has impressed for the province in recent weeks.

# leinster - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign

Stuart Lancaster and co. will take on Montpellier and Northampton in the pool stages.

# leinster - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

# leinster - Monday 26 October, 2020

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

# leinster - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'

Rob Kearney has won two Grand Slams, four Six Nations titles and four Champions Cups but he tells Garry Doyle that luck was a key factor in his success.

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

# leinster - Friday 23 October, 2020

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight

Meanwhile, Liam Turner gets a starting debut, while David Hawkshaw and Ciaran Parker are on the bench.

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