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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Irish midfielder gets chance to impress on Bournemouth's pre-season tour
# Cherry On Top
# Cherry On Top

Irish midfielder gets chance to impress on Bournemouth's pre-season tour

Jul 11th 2019, 12:39 PM 8,711 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny will travel to Spain with Eddie Howe’s first-team squad.

# pre-season - Monday 8 July, 2019

Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win
# Friendly
# Friendly

Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win

Jul 8th 2019, 9:33 PM 9,922 Views 9 Comments

1,470 were in attendance at Turner’s Cross for Monday’s friendly.

Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies

Jul 8th 2019, 5:36 PM 9,850 Views 3 Comments

The Blues face Bohs and St Pat’s this week.

# pre-season - Monday 24 June, 2019

Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season

Jun 24th 2019, 4:10 PM 14,342 Views 90 Comments

David O’Connor joins his older brother Alan at Kingspan Stadium.

# pre-season - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'It was like I've never left': Kelleher excited to be back home at Leinster
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

'It was like I've never left': Kelleher excited to be back home at Leinster

Jun 20th 2019, 9:57 PM 17,616 Views 36 Comments

The winger reported for pre-season with the province yesterday after his return from Connacht.

# pre-season - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'
# On The Beach
# On The Beach

'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'

May 12th 2019, 10:11 AM 12,170 Views 9 Comments

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has issued a warning to his players ahead of their pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China.

# pre-season - Friday 23 November, 2018

Louth's venue for potential Leinster quarter-final against Dublin confirmed
# Neutral
# Neutral

Louth's venue for potential Leinster quarter-final against Dublin confirmed

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 6,980 Views 4 Comments

Wexford get home advantage if they progress, but Louth would have to face the Dubs in Portlaoise.

# pre-season - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
# Familiar Faces
# Familiar Faces

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:12 PM 9,304 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.

# pre-season - Monday 20 August, 2018

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,842 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 August, 2018

17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat
# Friendly
# Friendly

17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat

Aug 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 12,050 Views 14 Comments

Gloucester’s power up-front proved crucial in this evening’s friendly at Kingspan Stadium.

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone
# On Fire
# On Fire

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone

Aug 18th 2018, 4:50 PM 13,203 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.

Munster's young guns show their promise in pre-season success
# Potential
# Potential

Munster's young guns show their promise in pre-season success

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,677 Views 8 Comments

Number eight Gavin Coombes and back row Jack Daly were among those to impress.

# pre-season - Friday 17 August, 2018

Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing

Aug 17th 2018, 8:54 PM 18,768 Views 23 Comments

It was a difficult night for Leo Cullen’s side as they leaked six tries at Donnybrook.

# pre-season - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Masterson set for surgery while new signings get starting roles for Connacht's clash with Wasps in Athlone
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Masterson set for surgery while new signings get starting roles for Connacht's clash with Wasps in Athlone

Aug 16th 2018, 4:26 PM 5,868 Views 4 Comments

The back row suffered a hand injury in last week’s friendly win over Brive.

Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle
# Team News
# Team News

Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle

Aug 16th 2018, 12:20 PM 10,849 Views 18 Comments

The highly-promising Caelan Doris starts at number eight for Leo Cullen’s side.

# pre-season - Monday 13 August, 2018

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees

Aug 13th 2018, 1:38 PM 12,106 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.

# pre-season - Friday 10 August, 2018

Dave Kearney makes his return as Leinster get a good workout in France
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Dave Kearney makes his return as Leinster get a good workout in France

Aug 10th 2018, 9:53 PM 16,958 Views 11 Comments

Rory O’Loughlin and James Tracy scored the tries against Montauban.

# pre-season - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
# Frustrated
# Frustrated

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'

Aug 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 9,748 Views 6 Comments

After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.

# pre-season - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Morata on form for Chelsea as Inter fall on penalties
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Morata on form for Chelsea as Inter fall on penalties

Jul 28th 2018, 10:01 PM 7,163 Views 0 Comments

Willy Caballero also shone as he made the difference in the shoot-out.

# pre-season - Friday 27 July, 2018

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour
# Trouble
# Trouble

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour

Jul 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 8,270 Views 12 Comments

Both sides are in the US for pre-season preparations.

# pre-season - Monday 16 July, 2018

Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'

Jul 16th 2018, 6:10 PM 13,112 Views 13 Comments

The Chilean didn’t fly out to Los Angeles with the rest of the squad yesterday, but the club is hopeful he makes the trip in the coming days.

# pre-season - Monday 9 July, 2018

McClean to face disciplinary action after failing to show for West Brom training camp
# AWOL
# AWOL

McClean to face disciplinary action after failing to show for West Brom training camp

Jul 9th 2018, 4:23 PM 11,200 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland international has been heavily linked with a move to Stoke City.

# pre-season - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season

May 29th 2018, 1:37 PM 5,337 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men will then face Exeter Chiefs before the new campaign begins.

# pre-season - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Munster GAA chiefs bring pre-season finals forward a week to avoid dead rubbers
# January Showdowns
# January Showdowns

Munster GAA chiefs bring pre-season finals forward a week to avoid dead rubbers

Jan 7th 2018, 6:48 PM 8,736 Views 5 Comments

Clare will face Limerick in hurling while it’ll be a clash of Cork and Clare in football.

Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head
# Last Four
# Last Four

Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head

Jan 7th 2018, 5:28 PM 7,868 Views 0 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were 42-point winners over Wicklow today.

Here's the draw for the O'Byrne Cup semis after Dublin's early exit
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Here's the draw for the O'Byrne Cup semis after Dublin's early exit

Jan 7th 2018, 4:05 PM 24,164 Views 17 Comments

Holders knocked out following one-point defeat to Wexford.

# pre-season - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions

Jan 4th 2018, 6:26 PM 9,367 Views 3 Comments

Last round of fixtures in the Leinster pre-season fare this weekend.

# pre-season - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup

Nov 14th 2017, 4:40 PM 10,480 Views 2 Comments

Kerry are the defending champions.

# pre-season - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol
# Friendly
# Friendly

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol

Aug 27th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,266 Views 12 Comments

McCabe, Marmion and Scholes crossed in front of a big crowd at the Sportsground.

# pre-season - Friday 25 August, 2017

Leinster's young guns impress again as they see off Bath at Donnybrook
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Leinster's young guns impress again as they see off Bath at Donnybrook

Aug 25th 2017, 9:34 PM 13,167 Views 15 Comments

Deegan, O’Brien and Carbery all impressed as Leo Cullen’s side roundd off their pre-season with a 25-17 win.

'He's only been here a few weeks but already made a positive impact'
# Locked And Loaded
# Locked And Loaded

'He's only been here a few weeks but already made a positive impact'

Aug 25th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,731 Views 3 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen gives his thoughts on new arrival Scott Fardy, the province’s young guns and the season ahead.

# pre-season - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan

Aug 10th 2017, 1:05 PM 8,724 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.

# pre-season - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive' - Mourinho weighs in on potential PSG mega-move
# Bargain
# Bargain

'I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive' - Mourinho weighs in on potential PSG mega-move

Aug 3rd 2017, 8:16 AM 21,920 Views 52 Comments

The Manchester United manager will see the club’s record fee for Paul Pogba doubled were PSG to secure the Barcelona forward.

# pre-season - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Henderson misses crucial spot kick as Atleti edge Liverpool to win Audi Cup
# Shootout
# Shootout

Henderson misses crucial spot kick as Atleti edge Liverpool to win Audi Cup

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:48 PM 10,756 Views 16 Comments

Penalties were required after the sides couldn’t be separated at 1-1.

Irish fans treated to a Man United victory on their Aviva Stadium return
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Irish fans treated to a Man United victory on their Aviva Stadium return

Aug 2nd 2017, 9:48 PM 52,725 Views 108 Comments

The Premier League club edged out Sampdoria on their first visit to Dublin since 2010.

# pre-season - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Goalscorer Lacazette limped off as Arsenal were defeated by Seville in the Emirates Cup today
# He's Okay Folks
# He's Okay Folks

Goalscorer Lacazette limped off as Arsenal were defeated by Seville in the Emirates Cup today

Jul 30th 2017, 8:12 PM 7,809 Views 5 Comments

The French striker scored his second goal of pre-season during Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Seville.

# pre-season - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans
# Stateside
# Stateside

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans

Jul 20th 2017, 4:52 PM 7,085 Views 5 Comments

The two Premier League sides meet in a pre-season friendly in Houston tonight.

# pre-season - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Arsenal hit hard by food poisoning in China as several players struck down
# Pre-season Problems
# Pre-season Problems

Arsenal hit hard by food poisoning in China as several players struck down

Jul 19th 2017, 6:11 PM 8,560 Views 14 Comments

Olivier Giroud and Per Mertesacker pulled out of Arsenal’s friendly against Bayern Munich earlier while three players felt unwell during the game.

# pre-season - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Free agents Given, Brown and Bruce train with non-league club in bid to keep fit
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Free agents Given, Brown and Bruce train with non-league club in bid to keep fit

Jul 13th 2017, 2:13 PM 7,853 Views 9 Comments

The former Premier League trio are currently searching for new employers.

# pre-season - Monday 20 February, 2017

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday

Feb 20th 2017, 5:27 PM 17,173 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.