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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

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

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier

Dec 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 13,072 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
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# Drive For Five

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier

Dec 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 39,638 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 6,864 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 12,605 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 10,314 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 10,364 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 5,321 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 30,466 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 100,177 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 9,142 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 30,294 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 56,344 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 11,815 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 18,921 Views 46 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 15,010 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 14,954 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 10,694 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 25,162 Views 44 Comments

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

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

End Pro14 now and declare Leinster champions, says Glasgow coach Rennie
# Call The Whole Thing Off
From The42
# Call The Whole Thing Off

End Pro14 now and declare Leinster champions, says Glasgow coach Rennie

Apr 29th 2020, 8:23 AM 9,864 Views 32 Comments

The next Australia head coach does not feel trying to resume this season in late summer or the autumn would be fair.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test
# 12 Out Of 12
From The42
# 12 Out Of 12

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:40 PM 6,137 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster boss also hailed the scrum as being a big weapon in victory at The Gnoll.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 21 February, 2020

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys
# Winning Streak
From The42
# Winning Streak

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys

Feb 21st 2020, 9:50 PM 10,742 Views 22 Comments

The hosts recovered from a slow start to hold a surprise 10-7 lead at half-time.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 17 February, 2020

Euro 2020 rules out Aviva Stadium for All-Ireland league rugby finals
# Energia Park
From The42
# Energia Park

Euro 2020 rules out Aviva Stadium for All-Ireland league rugby finals

Feb 17th 2020, 5:39 PM 6,819 Views 14 Comments

The Donnybrook venue will host both of this year’s deciders.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS
# Winning Streak
From The42
# Winning Streak

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS

Feb 15th 2020, 4:49 PM 14,846 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side made it 17 wins on the bounce for the 2019/20 season.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

'His time has come' - Lancaster says Farrell's head coaching credentials were 'never in doubt'

Feb 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 12,438 Views 28 Comments

Andy Farrell’s former coaching companion Stuart Lancaster assesses his opening two games in charge of Ireland.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Inside the Dublin school gym that made Ireland stars Larmour and Porter
# David Jones
From The42
# David Jones

Inside the Dublin school gym that made Ireland stars Larmour and Porter

Jan 26th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,351 Views 17 Comments

A focus on getting the basics right has helped produce massive results at St Andrew’s College.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'Stuart told me to be more demanding of the ball... that I should be getting a bit more involved'
# Jvdf
From The42
# Jvdf

'Stuart told me to be more demanding of the ball... that I should be getting a bit more involved'

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:00 PM 25,519 Views 8 Comments

Josh van der Flier is working on taking his game to the next level.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 January, 2020

'We know we've got a target on our backs... they want to put a shot on us'
# Number One Contender
From The42
# Number One Contender

'We know we've got a target on our backs... they want to put a shot on us'

Jan 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,179 Views 11 Comments

James Lowe knows that Leinster can take nothing for granted if they want to secure Champions Cup top seeding.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'It freshens things up': Porter looking forward to life under Ireland's new regime
# Front Row Seat
From The42
# Front Row Seat

'It freshens things up': Porter looking forward to life under Ireland's new regime

Jan 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,412 Views 4 Comments

Leinster prop is hoping to establish himself as first choice for both province and country.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi
# Room To Improve
From The42
# Room To Improve

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi

Jan 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,486 Views 14 Comments

‘They need to understand they need to play to their strength without compromising our system or the way Leinster wants to play.’

Connacht head coach Friend urges Leinster's fringe players to try other provinces
# Share The Talent
From The42
# Share The Talent

Connacht head coach Friend urges Leinster's fringe players to try other provinces

Jan 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,504 Views 34 Comments

The Australian believes it would benefit everyone if those down Leo Cullen’s pecking order got game time elsewhere.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 12 January, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Lyon, European Rugby Champions Cup
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Lyon, European Rugby Champions Cup

Jan 12th 2020, 12:20 PM 59,678 Views 18 Comments

Kick-off at the RDS is at 1pm.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 10 January, 2020

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
# Funding
From The42
# Funding

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m

Jan 10th 2020, 2:05 PM 28,381 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .

# leinster-rugby - Friday 3 January, 2020

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS
# Boys In Blue
From The42
# Boys In Blue

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS

Jan 3rd 2020, 12:17 PM 12,601 Views 25 Comments

Will Connors is the only player to retain his starting place from last weekend’s win over Munster.

Daly thriving out west after 'nearly being a professional trainer' at Leinster
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

Daly thriving out west after 'nearly being a professional trainer' at Leinster

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:12 AM 9,281 Views 6 Comments

Tomorrow will mark Tom Daly’s first time facing Leinster since he moved to Connacht last season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

McBryde cites Springboks' success as vindication of player welfare programme
# Cotton Wool
From The42
# Cotton Wool

McBryde cites Springboks' success as vindication of player welfare programme

Jan 1st 2020, 9:05 AM 23,980 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster assistant coach is an advocate of the IRFU policy which has forced provinces to rotate personnel.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 30 December, 2019

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year
# Snappers Delight
From The42
# Snappers Delight

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Dec 30th 2019, 8:00 PM 27,313 Views 40 Comments

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14

Dec 28th 2019, 5:24 PM 66,780 Views 50 Comments

Follow all the action live as Munster welcome Leinster to Thomond Park.