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# kevin-mclaughlin - This year 2022

Kevin McLaughlin joins us for our live preview of Ireland's New Zealand tour
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# Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin joins us for our live preview of Ireland's New Zealand tour

Jun 28th 2022, 10:55 AM 3,993 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster man was part of the touring party in 2012.

# kevin-mclaughlin - All time

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin
# All In The Head
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# All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

Dec 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,386 Views 0 Comments

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

Kevin McLaughlin: 'I haven't cleared out my locker yet, that'll be a big moment'
# Life After Rugby
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# Life After Rugby

Kevin McLaughlin: 'I haven't cleared out my locker yet, that'll be a big moment'

Oct 15th 2015, 8:50 PM 8,912 Views 4 Comments

The former Ireland and Leinster flanker reflects on his recent enforced retirement.

'The minute I played with him for the first time I realised there was something different about this guy'
# Presence
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# Presence

'The minute I played with him for the first time I realised there was something different about this guy'

Oct 15th 2015, 12:05 AM 10,891 Views 1 Comment

A former Ireland team-mate pays tribute to Paul O’Connell.

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,525 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

Shoulder issue prevents D'Arcy's return after RWC omission, say Leinster
# D'Arce
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# D'Arce

Shoulder issue prevents D'Arcy's return after RWC omission, say Leinster

Sep 7th 2015, 3:08 PM 7,064 Views 5 Comments

Leo Cullen says the 35-year-old is contracted until the end of October.

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty From The42

Leinster have a new captain with Jamie Heaslip away on World Cup duty

Aug 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 7,935 Views 5 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin will lead Leo Cullen’s side in the opening months of the season.

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues
# Cruel
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# Cruel

12 weeks out for Leinster's McLaughlin as frustrating season continues

Dec 30th 2014, 4:52 PM 2,899 Views 1 Comment

The back row will be sidelined after picking up a shoulder injury against Connacht.

'Tremendous leaders' helped Leinster edge past Connacht - O'Connor
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'Tremendous leaders' helped Leinster edge past Connacht - O'Connor

Dec 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 2,529 Views 8 Comments

The coach singled out Shane Jennings and Kevin McLaughlin as being influential in the win.

'Huge amount of positivity' in Leinster squad as Connacht come to town
# Derby
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# Derby

'Huge amount of positivity' in Leinster squad as Connacht come to town

Dec 19th 2014, 7:35 AM 3,142 Views 19 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin admits the players need to start delivering on the pitch.

Leinster have turned a corner after three successive victories, insists O'Connor
# Positive
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# Positive

Leinster have turned a corner after three successive victories, insists O'Connor

Oct 31st 2014, 6:00 AM 3,342 Views 11 Comments

International commitments may have limited his hand but the Leinster coach is confident of avoiding a Halloween scare against Edinburgh.

Ben Te'o to wear Leinster's iconic #13 on his senior debut tomorrow
# Te'o Time
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# Te'o Time

Ben Te'o to wear Leinster's iconic #13 on his senior debut tomorrow

Oct 30th 2014, 12:19 PM 4,408 Views 5 Comments

Coach Matt O’Connor makes eight changes from the side which won in Castres last weekend.

'We call it 'The Fear Email'' - Even on their holidays, Leinster players are on the clock
# Always Working
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# Always Working

'We call it 'The Fear Email'' - Even on their holidays, Leinster players are on the clock

Oct 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,940 Views 3 Comments

Flanker Kevin McLaughlin tells us what goes into his job away from the pitch.

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data
# How To
# How To

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,178 Views 0 Comments

A county Dublin start-up is helping hyper-competitive sports teams get insights and competitive from a mass of information.

Battered and bruised, but Leinster have that winning feeling back
# Recharging
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# Recharging

Battered and bruised, but Leinster have that winning feeling back

Oct 14th 2013, 8:29 PM 2,354 Views 0 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin feels only one team can qualify from Heineken Cup pool one, and he’s aiming for six wins to make sure it’s Leinster.

Leinster rugby stars were hanging out with Father Jack at the 40ft today
# Feck Arse Drink Girls
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# Feck Arse Drink Girls

Leinster rugby stars were hanging out with Father Jack at the 40ft today

Jul 10th 2013, 5:45 PM 9,828 Views 8 Comments

They don’t get great weather like this down on Craggy Island.

Joe Schmidt's belief drives Devin Toner towards great Irish leap
# Summer Tour
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# Summer Tour

Joe Schmidt's belief drives Devin Toner towards great Irish leap

Jun 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 2,525 Views 3 Comments

The lock is going into his ninth season with Leinster yet only has five caps (one start) for Ireland.

Kevin McLaughlin’s eye does not look good
# Ouch
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# Ouch

Kevin McLaughlin’s eye does not look good

May 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,496 Views 0 Comments

McLaughlin is one of Leinster’s injury concerns ahead of Friday night’s Amlin Cup final.

When Cheika left there were doubts but we pushed on - McLaughlin
# Take Me With You
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# Take Me With You

When Cheika left there were doubts but we pushed on - McLaughlin

Apr 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,400 Views 0 Comments

The flanker is hoping his Leinster teammates can give Joe Schmidt the perfect send-off.

Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling

Jan 18th 2013, 1:50 PM 1,449 Views 2 Comments

Leinster make five changes for tomorrow’s match against Exeter Chiefs.

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend

Jan 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 834 Views 0 Comments

The flanker acknowledges that Leinster need four tries this weekend, but is intent on remaining focused on the little details.

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes
# Home Banker
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# Home Banker

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes

Dec 19th 2012, 4:25 PM 684 Views 0 Comments

Leinster and Munster have enjoyed a swathe of away day successes in Belfast and Galway respectively.

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown

Dec 14th 2012, 12:37 PM 832 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt has made four changes for tomorrow’s Pool 5 clash in the Aviva Stadium.

Clermont are 'undoubtedly' the favourites says Leinster coach Schmidt
# French Test
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# French Test

Clermont are 'undoubtedly' the favourites says Leinster coach Schmidt

Dec 7th 2012, 2:36 PM 3,876 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi is daunted by his former side’s blistering start to their Heineken Cup pool.

As it happened: Leinster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Dec 1st 2012, 5:33 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Nov 23rd 2012, 7:13 PM

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa
# Love Eight
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# Love Eight

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa

Nov 4th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,540 Views 10 Comments

‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt
# Growing Concern
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# Growing Concern

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt

Oct 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 1,183 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster coach has even more injury concerns this morning, including Brian O’Driscoll and Isa Nacewa.

PRO12: Heaslip gets the captaincy nod in depleted Leinster line-up
# Team News
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# Team News

PRO12: Heaslip gets the captaincy nod in depleted Leinster line-up

Oct 5th 2012, 12:42 PM 794 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Conway and Ian Madigan both feature in the backline for Saturday’s league match against Munster.

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster
# Bring The Pain
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# Bring The Pain

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster

Oct 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,078 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is hoping his personal run of good form can turn his province’s fortunes around.

Schmidt adds international flavour for Leinster's Italian job
# Pro12
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# Pro12

Schmidt adds international flavour for Leinster's Italian job

Sep 14th 2012, 12:38 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

Seven Irish internationals will make their first start of the season when Leinster face Benetton Treviso on Saturday evening.

Well played: here's your Gaelic football team of the week
# Championship 2012
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# Championship 2012

Well played: here's your Gaelic football team of the week

Jun 25th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,252 Views 1 Comment

Ewan McKenna runs through his best XV from yesterday’s two provincial semi-finals. Do you agree?

Summer Tour Diary: Five month break for the Irish rugby team but who will be back?
# Humbled
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# Humbled

Summer Tour Diary: Five month break for the Irish rugby team but who will be back?

Jun 25th 2012, 9:13 AM 4,993 Views 24 Comments

Ireland will be boosted by the return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Paul O’Connell but others look to have played their last Test match.

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices
# Just Shy
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# Just Shy

Summer Tour Diary: Outnumbered 15 to 1 yet all you could hear were Irish voices

Jun 17th 2012, 11:35 AM 4,418 Views 13 Comments

Jonathan Sexton admitted that he needed to strike his late penalty perfectly for Ireland to lead. He did not but was excellent otherwise.

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks
# Believe
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# Believe

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks

Jun 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,543 Views 14 Comments

No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances
# Respect
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# Respect

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

Jun 15th 2012, 10:40 AM 2,038 Views 1 Comment

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

Ireland's Call - Part Two: You asked, O'Driscoll and Kidney answered
# On The Record
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# On The Record

Ireland's Call - Part Two: You asked, O'Driscoll and Kidney answered

Jun 14th 2012, 12:45 PM 2,593 Views 3 Comments

Your questions packed a punch this week but Brian and Declan did not shirk the challenge. Kevin McLaughlin had something to say too.

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test
# Second Test
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# Second Test

Allez les Bleus: Declan Kidney starts 10 Leinster players for All Blacks test

Jun 14th 2012, 4:00 AM 3,514 Views 33 Comments

The Irish coach has turned to the Heineken Cup winners to make up the core of his side ahead of Saturday’s match in Christchurch.

Opinion: Leinster can overcome double blow to land three in a row
# Kingpins
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# Kingpins

Opinion: Leinster can overcome double blow to land three in a row

May 28th 2012, 2:35 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

The lads at Whiff of Cordite have called on Leinster to lift their chins and focus on a season that was a missed conversion from glory.

Stephen Ferris ruled out of Ireland tour to New Zealand
# Calf Strain
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# Calf Strain

Stephen Ferris ruled out of Ireland tour to New Zealand

May 26th 2012, 11:07 AM 847 Views 3 Comments

Kevin McLaughlin of Leinster has been called in as flanker as a calf strain rules out the Ulster talisman.

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