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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Today’s News

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'
# Trading Places?
From The42
# Trading Places?

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'

4 hours ago 8,844 Views 19 Comments

Robin McBryde says the tighthead needs to be included in any discussions about his best position going forward.

# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster

20 hours ago 5,902 Views 2 Comments

The out-half is recovering for a head injury sustained in the win over Glasgow Warriors on Sunday.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format

Feb 24th 2021, 8:07 PM 34,031 Views 18 Comments

Draws for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout rounds will take place on 9 March.

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'
# Future Planning
From The42
# Future Planning

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'

Feb 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,069 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster captain is close to agreeing a new contract.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
# Scrappy
From The42
# Scrappy

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons

Feb 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 29,145 Views 68 Comments

The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,480 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney became the oldest outfield player ever to make his Super Rugby bow as the Brumbies displayed their superiority in Perth.

'We would always look at and try learn from the mistakes of others'
# Training Smart
From The42
# Training Smart

'We would always look at and try learn from the mistakes of others'

Feb 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,191 Views 2 Comments

Leinster hooker James Tracy says the province are always working on ways to make the game safer.

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress
# Patience
From The42
# Patience

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress

Feb 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,655 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster head coach also discussed the current situation regarding contract talks.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time
# The Byrne Connection
From The42
# The Byrne Connection

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time

Feb 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 27,974 Views 32 Comments

Jack Conan will win his 100th cap for the province in Friday’s game with the Dragons.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 29 January, 2021

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year

Jan 29th 2021, 12:31 PM 16,334 Views 19 Comments

Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 January, 2021

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster
# Drafted In
From The42
# Drafted In

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster

Jan 25th 2021, 7:07 PM 32,583 Views 35 Comments

Leinster nine Paddy Patterson, who has made three first-team appearances for the eastern province, has headed south on a short-term basis.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 8 January, 2021

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash
# Summit Meeting
From The42
# Summit Meeting

Ulster must play the territory to avoid suffocation of inevitable Leinster backlash

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 8:30 AM 13,445 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey looked ahead to tonight’s top-of-the-table clash on our Rugby Weekly podcast.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'
# Friday Night Rugby
From The42
# Friday Night Rugby

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'

Jan 7th 2021, 8:38 AM 7,413 Views 0 Comments

Matty Rea and Ulster are ready for a high-stakes clash against Leinster on Friday evening.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 1 January, 2021

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Connacht confirm 'a number of players' test positive for Covid-19

Jan 1st 2021, 3:21 PM 31,237 Views 19 Comments

The province say their upcoming Pro14 match away to Leinster will not need to be postponed.

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows
# New Year's Interpros
From The42
# New Year's Interpros

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows

Jan 1st 2021, 12:45 PM 9,684 Views 23 Comments

Leinster host Connacht at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces
# Rescheduled
From The42
# Rescheduled

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces

Dec 30th 2020, 3:26 PM 8,444 Views 3 Comments

Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all received fresh fixture details from competition organisers.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out

Dec 29th 2020, 1:34 PM 9,297 Views 10 Comments

There’s also uncertainty over the availability of Rhys Ruddock, whose rib injury requires further assessment.

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19

Dec 29th 2020, 11:47 AM 35,846 Views 20 Comments

It comes just four days out from the Guinness Pro14 clash with Connacht at the RDS.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 25 December, 2020

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 32,469 Views 39 Comments

The clash was due to take place tomorrow.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier
# Hearing
From The42
# Hearing

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier

Dec 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 13,061 Views 33 Comments

The 34-year-old escaped punishment for the 70th-minute incident during which contact was made between his shoulder and the Leinster back row’s head.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 21 December, 2020

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster

Dec 21st 2020, 3:06 PM 12,467 Views 19 Comments

Better news for Leo Cullen is that Jack Conan and Ed Byrne will both return to full training this week.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier
# Drive For Five
From The42
# Drive For Five

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier

Dec 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 39,630 Views 36 Comments

Tries by Josh van der Flier, Ciaran Frawley, Dave Kearney, Dan Leavy and Jimmy O’Brien were more than enough for Leo Cullen’s men.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases
# Round 8
From The42
# Round 8

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases

Nov 26th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,861 Views 8 Comments

The game was scheduled to take place in Llanelli on Sunday, but will now have to be played in early 2021.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues
# Seventh Heaven
From The42
# Seventh Heaven

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:02 PM 12,603 Views 40 Comments

Leo Cullen’s four-in-a-row-chasing side remain the team to beat in the Guinness Pro14.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Tommy O’Brien among the latest injury problems for Leinster

Nov 11th 2020, 2:41 PM 10,305 Views 9 Comments

However, there is better news for Harry Byrne and Rory O’Loughlin.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut
# Guinness Pro14
From The42
# Guinness Pro14

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut

Nov 1st 2020, 12:25 PM 10,363 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has made three changes to his starting XV which demolished Zebre last weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 19 October, 2020

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre
# Back In Blue
From The42
# Back In Blue

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre

Oct 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 7,189 Views 9 Comments

Academy graduate Dan Sheehan is also back in full training following a fractured cheekbone.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season
# Leinster Leaders
From The42
# Leinster Leaders

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season

Oct 14th 2020, 11:06 AM 5,320 Views 1 Comment

The province were recently crowned Pro14 champions for the third successive season.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 12 October, 2020

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over

Oct 12th 2020, 4:41 PM 30,464 Views 12 Comments

Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 19 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM 100,143 Views 73 Comments

Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 11 September, 2020

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months
# Upping The Stakes
From The42
# Upping The Stakes

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months

Sep 11th 2020, 9:35 PM 9,141 Views 11 Comments

Mark McCall’s men face Exeter in another ‘nothing’ game before travelling to Dublin in a bid to hang onto their European title.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Owen Farrell to miss Leinster showdown after being hit with five-match ban
# Owen Goal
From The42
# Owen Goal

Owen Farrell to miss Leinster showdown after being hit with five-match ban

Sep 9th 2020, 7:58 AM 30,286 Views 34 Comments

Farrell was dismissed for a high and reckless tackle last weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:38 PM 55,664 Views 26 Comments

Tomorrow’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final between the rival provinces will be available to watch on Facebook.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 3 August, 2020

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role
# Warren G
From The42
# Warren G

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role

Aug 3rd 2020, 10:30 PM 11,813 Views 10 Comments

Warren Gatland will take charge of the Lions for a third time when he oversees the 2021 tour to South Africa.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Jul 9th 2020, 4:07 PM 18,865 Views 45 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey had several different visions as they gazed into the future.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Former Leinster star Noel Reid and Manu Tuilagi among players to leave Leicester

Jul 1st 2020, 9:38 PM 15,008 Views 65 Comments

A number of the club’s stars were involved in a contract stand-off.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week

Jun 16th 2020, 7:31 PM 5,682 Views 22 Comments

Connacht and Ulster are scheduled to return on 29 June.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
From The42
# Expansion

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,953 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 28 May, 2020

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

May 28th 2020, 3:31 PM 10,674 Views 21 Comments

Sean O’Brien’s ‘Fuel’ will be published on 29 October.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Leinster and Ireland back Fergus McFadden to retire when the season ends
# Signing Off
From The42
# Signing Off

Leinster and Ireland back Fergus McFadden to retire when the season ends

May 3rd 2020, 3:00 PM 25,156 Views 44 Comments

As well as winning 34 Ireland caps, the versatile 33-year-old made 184 appearances for his province.

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