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#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Monday 12 August, 2019

Murphy back for Leinster as provinces name squads for 2019 inter-pros
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Murphy back for Leinster as provinces name squads for 2019 inter-pros

Aug 12th 2019, 2:03 PM 5,518 Views 0 Comments

The 2019 competition gets underway this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 22 July, 2019

Change in format as Irish province's fixtures for Celtic Cup announced
# The A Teams
From The42
# The A Teams

Change in format as Irish province's fixtures for Celtic Cup announced

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:44 PM 8,636 Views 11 Comments

The joint IRFU/WRU development competition kicks off at the end of next month.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 19 July, 2019

Cullen's Leinster to play Champions Cup pool opponents in pre-season friendly
# Summer Schedule
From The42
# Summer Schedule

Cullen's Leinster to play Champions Cup pool opponents in pre-season friendly

Jul 19th 2019, 2:00 PM 5,901 Views 2 Comments

The Pro14 champions will continue their preparations for the new season with a trip to face Northampton Saints.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'
# An Italian Job
From The42
# An Italian Job

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'

Jul 14th 2019, 8:00 AM 35,675 Views 13 Comments

The opportunity to start a new chapter in Italy and play more rugby was one too good to turn down for Mick Kearney.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ryan and Turner among Leinster's new academy players for 2019/20 season
# First Years
From The42
# First Years

Ryan and Turner among Leinster's new academy players for 2019/20 season

Jul 9th 2019, 12:20 PM 11,796 Views 18 Comments

The eastern province have confirmed their roster for the upcoming season.

Ireland U20 head coach McNamara named as new Leinster academy manager
# Appointment
From The42
# Appointment

Ireland U20 head coach McNamara named as new Leinster academy manager

Jul 9th 2019, 11:16 AM 6,641 Views 7 Comments

McNamara takes over from Peter Smyth.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 7 July, 2019

'There's not a day that goes by when I don't miss Leinster'
# Blue Blood
From The42
# Blue Blood

'There's not a day that goes by when I don't miss Leinster'

Jul 7th 2019, 8:00 AM 45,307 Views 15 Comments

Kurt McQuilkin played, captained and coached Leinster, but a family tragedy meant he had to leave his adopted province in 2016.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Leinster reveal new jerseys inspired by meteorites, iron spears and purple sunsets
# New Kits On The Block
From The42
# New Kits On The Block

Leinster reveal new jerseys inspired by meteorites, iron spears and purple sunsets

Jun 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 16,433 Views 35 Comments

What do you think?

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Byrne takes latest injury setback in his stride in bid to get back fitter and stronger
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Byrne takes latest injury setback in his stride in bid to get back fitter and stronger

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 23,646 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster winger on groin surgery, pre-season and finding the right balance between physical and mental preparation.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'It was like I've never left': Kelleher excited to be back home at Leinster
# Pre-Season
From The42
# 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.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents
# Road To Marseille
From The42
# Road To Marseille

Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents

Jun 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,656 Views 15 Comments

The draw for the 2019/20 competition takes place in Lausanne this afternoon.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Leinster's Penny has double shoulder surgery after breakthrough season
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Leinster's Penny has double shoulder surgery after breakthrough season

Jun 6th 2019, 11:41 AM 10,351 Views 7 Comments

It is hoped the 19-year-old flanker will be back in time for pre-season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Leinster carry out investigation into alleged incident 'to the satisfaction of all parties'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Leinster carry out investigation into alleged incident 'to the satisfaction of all parties'

Jun 5th 2019, 10:19 PM 21,526 Views 148 Comments

The province say the academy player involved has made a full recovery.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Saracens beat Exeter to win English Premiership and complete double
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Saracens beat Exeter to win English Premiership and complete double

Jun 1st 2019, 5:43 PM 9,103 Views 12 Comments

The London club came 27-16 down to see off their opponents.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Nucifora expresses delight as IRFU confirm Kearney's contract extension
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Nucifora expresses delight as IRFU confirm Kearney's contract extension

May 28th 2019, 10:57 AM 16,341 Views 38 Comments

The 33-year-old Leinster fullback will continue to play his rugby at home until the summer of 2020 at least.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'
# Pro14 Final
From The42
# Pro14 Final

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

May 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,662 Views 15 Comments

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 24 May, 2019

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final

May 24th 2019, 12:13 PM 11,677 Views 37 Comments

The out-half comes back into the starting XV as one of three changes from last week’s win over Munster.

Conan hopes continued success in blue will lead to big days in green
# The Destroyer
From The42
# The Destroyer

Conan hopes continued success in blue will lead to big days in green

May 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,392 Views 24 Comments

The Leinster number eight is enjoying some of the best form of his career ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 final.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset
# Influence
From The42
# Influence

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

May 23rd 2019, 2:09 PM 4,937 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'
# One More Job
From The42
# One More Job

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'

May 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,051 Views 10 Comments

Felipe Contepomi says Leinster are determined to win Saturday’s Pro14 final, but the result will not solely define the province’s season.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'They have an amazing skill level': Furlong turns Fardy into a Wexford hurling fan
# Yellow Belly
From The42
# Yellow Belly

'They have an amazing skill level': Furlong turns Fardy into a Wexford hurling fan

May 22nd 2019, 12:41 PM 10,587 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster team-mates were at Parnell Park last Sunday to watch Dublin take on Davy Fitzgerald’s side.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts
# Signed And Sealed
From The42
# Signed And Sealed

Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts

May 21st 2019, 5:00 PM 31,304 Views 44 Comments

But Rob Kearney’s future remains unclear.

'It was creeping up on me. It hurt and I don't want that to happen again'
# Motivated
From The42
# Motivated

'It was creeping up on me. It hurt and I don't want that to happen again'

May 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 10,294 Views 4 Comments

Cian Healy suffered his first European final defeat in Newcastle. He’s determined to avoid the same pain this weekend.

O'Brien a major doubt for Pro14 final as Kearney recovers from head knock
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

O'Brien a major doubt for Pro14 final as Kearney recovers from head knock

May 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 8,501 Views 37 Comments

The Leinster flanker is battling to overcome a hip problem in time for Saturday’s clash against Glasgow Warriors.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 20 May, 2019

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'
# Clarification
From The42
# Clarification

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'

May 20th 2019, 5:07 PM 12,021 Views 59 Comments

Leinster’s message is clear: their captain was not left out of the team at the weekend for performance-related reasons.

Owens appointed to referee Pro14 showdown between Leinster and Glasgow
# Man In The Middle
From The42
# Man In The Middle

Owens appointed to referee Pro14 showdown between Leinster and Glasgow

May 20th 2019, 3:30 PM 5,443 Views 24 Comments

John Lacey and Mike Adamson will be the touch judges at Celtic Park.

Blow for Leinster as Devin Toner ruled out of Pro14 final
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Blow for Leinster as Devin Toner ruled out of Pro14 final

May 20th 2019, 12:23 PM 8,349 Views 13 Comments

The second row will undergo further assessment on a knee injury this week.

'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that'
# Rotation
From The42
# Rotation

'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that'

May 20th 2019, 8:40 AM 29,356 Views 37 Comments

Leo Cullen says he is not a big fan of media headlines ‘sensationalising’ some of his team selections.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away
# MOTM
From The42
# MOTM

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away

May 18th 2019, 8:22 PM 13,020 Views 45 Comments

The Leinster openside was simply colossal in a man-of-the-match performance against Munster.

Toner's injury the only concern for Cullen's Leinster ahead of Pro14 final
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Toner's injury the only concern for Cullen's Leinster ahead of Pro14 final

May 18th 2019, 6:24 PM 7,553 Views 19 Comments

The second row was forced off close to half-time at the RDS this afternoon.

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment
# Glasgow Bound
From The42
# Glasgow Bound

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment

May 18th 2019, 6:04 PM 7,091 Views 7 Comments

The province will bid for back-to-back Pro14 titles against Glasgow next weekend.

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?
# Derby Days
From The42
# Derby Days

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?

May 18th 2019, 4:36 PM 13,127 Views 68 Comments

Leinster beat Munster 24-9 to set a date with Glasgow in next week’s final.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

May 18th 2019, 3:20 PM 122,591 Views 36 Comments

We followed all the action as the two provinces went head-to-head at the RDS.

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

May 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,008 Views 43 Comments

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

'I'm not sure what sort of welcome he'll get, we'll wait and see'
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

'I'm not sure what sort of welcome he'll get, we'll wait and see'

May 18th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,227 Views 11 Comments

Joey Carbery returns to the RDS as a Munster player for the first time this afternoon.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 17 May, 2019

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF
# The Comeback King
From The42
# The Comeback King

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF

May 17th 2019, 2:14 PM 5,065 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster flanker has overcome a groin injury to get back for tomorrow’s Pro14 semi-final against Munster.

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'
# Reset
From The42
# Reset

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,306 Views 15 Comments

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster

May 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 16,623 Views 105 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men are now focused on defending their Pro14 crown.

Fine margins in attack and defence play on Larmour's mind
# Learning Curve
From The42
# Learning Curve

Fine margins in attack and defence play on Larmour's mind

May 16th 2019, 6:30 AM 3,940 Views 2 Comments

But the 21-year-old is desperate to absorb the lessons in defeat and finish the season on a high with Leinster.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'There are a lot of guys bruised, a lot of guys cross, a lot of guys angry'
# Hurting
From The42
# Hurting

'There are a lot of guys bruised, a lot of guys cross, a lot of guys angry'

May 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,723 Views 20 Comments

Leinster have no time to dwell on their Champions Cup heartache as they bid to bounce back against Munster.