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#Pool 1

# pool-1 - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Sexton on song as Leinster hit their straps to blitz Bath at the Aviva

Leo Cullen’s side produced a much-improved performance to run in six tries at the Aviva Stadium.

# pool-1 - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Larmour's intercept try crucial as Leinster squeeze out away win in Bath

Leo Cullen’s side weren’t at their best in tricky conditions but found a way to win.

As it happened: Bath v Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

The champions travelled to the Rec for a crunch European tie.

# pool-1 - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Toulouse's stunning winning try against Leinster started with clever homework

Louis-Benoît Madaule turned a Leinster trait against them.

# pool-1 - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse

Leo Cullen’s side led only once at Stade Ernest Wallon and came up short on a 28-27 scoreline.

# pool-1 - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Must-win match with Wasps a chance for Ulster to prove a point to themselves

‘Make sure this is not another false dawn,’ was the forceful message from Rory Best after a sensational win over La Rochelle.

# pool-1 - Monday 15 January, 2018

'We've to make sure this is not another false dawn': Best urges Ulster to back up big performance

The Ireland captain had to wait a long time to taste victory for Ulster, and he’s intent on repeating the feat on Sunday.

# pool-1 - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'Vicious, belligerent' Ulster delivered at the vital moments

Ulster refused to be defined by their shaky form in recent weeks and endeavoured to win every inch possible.

Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle

Pool 1 is now topped by Ulster after a three-try win over the powerhouse French outift.

Lavishly-talented La Rochelle the tallest of orders for Ulster

Ulster must plough every last drop of effort and will to take over top spot in their Champions Cup pool.

# pool-1 - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Bristling Warriors will be ready to move on Munster

Gregor Townsend desperately wants to put his side in the knock-out stages before departing for the international stage.

# pool-1 - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Erasmus' Munster can call on Thomond fervour as they welcome Leicester

The southern province are on a run of six consecutive wins since Anthony Foley passed away.

# pool-1 - Friday 14 October, 2016

Glasgow make big statement in Munster's pool with bonus-point win against Leicester

Gregor Townsend’s side got their Champions Cup campaign off to the perfect start.

# pool-1 - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Wallabies star to make European debut for Leicester in Glasgow clash

Munster will be keeping a close eye on this one.

# pool-1 - Friday 22 January, 2016

Stuart McCloskey 'rested' for Ulster's crucial Champions Cup clash with Oyonnax

The northern province are chasing a bonus point to give them the best chance of making the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

# pool-1 - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Hat-trick for Chris Ashton as Saracens continue to set pace in Ulster's group

Mark McCall’s side secured another bonus point against Oyonnax.

# pool-1 - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Saracens continue to smash their way through Pool 1 with a bonus point in Oyonnax

Europe’s nearly men are in incredible form this season.

# pool-1 - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display

Anthony Foley’s side are out of Europe, but they finished on a high in Thomond Park.

# pool-1 - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Martin Moore looking forward to ‘great opportunity’ with Ireland

The Leinster tighthead prop has been increasingly impressive for his province this season.

# pool-1 - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Strauss' return is 'brilliant for him and fantastic for us' - O'Connor

The Leinster head coach was delighted by his hooker’s return and the impact of Cian Healy.

# pool-1 - Friday 17 January, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Ospreys, Heineken Cup

We were live from the RDS as Matt O’Connor’s men looked to wrap up Pool 1 with a win against the Welsh region.

# pool-1 - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Ruddock back in the mix as Leinster announce clean bill of health

Cian Healy came through his return from an ankle injury against Castres with ‘no ill effects’.

# pool-1 - Sunday 12 January, 2014

George North scorches in 80-metre try as Saints hunt Leinster

The Welsh winger was in unstoppable form at the Liberty Stadium.

# pool-1 - Saturday 11 January, 2014

3 key battles for Leinster to dominate against Castres 3kb

3 key battles for Leinster to dominate against Castres

There will be intriguing head-to-heads in the second row, midfield and at out-half tomorrow afternoon.

# pool-1 - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

In-form blindside Ruddock ready for battle with 'different team' in Castres

The blindside is enjoying his best season so far and wants to keep the ball rolling this Sunday.

# pool-1 - Monday 16 December, 2013

Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens

Matt O’Connor’s men will be frustrated with their attacking precision and breakdown work.

# pool-1 - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Madigan: 'They showed a week is a long time in rugby'

The out-half insists Leinster are ‘still in control of the group’ despite last night’s loss to Northampton.

# pool-1 - Saturday 14 December, 2013

O'Connor: 'We were inaccurate off the back of their commitment'

The Leinster coach admitted that his team were second best to the Saints in Dublin this evening.

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute in Dublin as Matt O’Connor’s men looked for their fourth consecutive Pool 1 victory.

Leinster must prove that last weekend was no one-off

Northampton are in Dublin in search of retribution, but Matt O’Connor’s side have the goods to deliver.

# pool-1 - Friday 13 December, 2013

Three keys battles for Leinster to win against Northampton

Attacking fullbacks, physical blindsides and contrasting No. 8s; here are the vital match-ups.

O'Connor: Rob Kearney is a big driver of our environment

The Leinster coach doesn’t think for a second that Northampton will throw in the towel tomorrow in Dublin.

# pool-1 - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Mike Ross: 'Revenge is a nebulous concept'

Leinster’s tight-head prop feels his team must expect an improved challenge from Northampton this weekend.

# pool-1 - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Kearney takes confidence from Ireland caps ahead of Heineken Cup

The Leinster winger is excited about the chance to play against Northampton in Saturday’s Pool 1 clash.

'We've got a huge respect for them' - Leinster ready for Northampton

Leinster scrum coach Greg Feek admits that the battle up front in Saturday’s Heineken Cup tie will be demanding.

# pool-1 - Monday 2 December, 2013

Cullen backing Leinster to break Lawes against Saints

Leinster’s captain says the memory of last season’s December failure will drive his province this month.

# pool-1 - Monday 21 October, 2013

Another win, and O'Connor promises further improvement from Leinster

When the smoke clears after two rounds of the Heineken Cup, the Australian should be happy with his lot.

# pool-1 - Saturday 19 October, 2013

We're not underestimating them one bit - Matt O'Connor on Castres

The Leinster coach is ready for a titanic tussle with the Top 14 champions at the RDS this afternoon.

# pool-1 - Friday 18 October, 2013

Here are 3 of the key head-to-heads for Leinster v Castres

Physical scrum-halves, intelligent back rows and counter-attacking fullbacks will be on view at the RDS.

Castres at full-strength for Leinster visit

The French champions have named their strongest available team for tomorrow’s clash at the RDS.

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