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# Leinster

April 2023
Leinster setbacks, home advantage, Toulouse stars, a Champions Cup epic
Leo Cullen’s side take on the might of Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.
Grand Slam winner Sheehan hungry to lift his first trophy with Leinster
The Ireland international is excited to go up against Toulouse’s world-class hookers.
'It was between Connacht and Exeter. I always wanted to try living away'
Jack Dunne moved to Exeter in England after leaving Leinster last summer.
'Lower expectations and some cold hard facts. They’ve probably under-delivered'
Leo Cullen’s new media strategy was up for debate on today’s Rugby Weekly Extra.
'We're little old Ireland, small demographics. We're fighting as a minority sport'
Leinster boss Leo Cullen took aim at the hype around his team as expectations mount.
Lowe ruled out of Toulouse clash while VDF and Baird remain doubts
Leinster also picked up more injuries in South Africa.
'I biologically didn't have the knees to play rugby . . . There's not one bit of regret'
Leinster lock Charlie Ryan was forced to retire from rugby at the age of just 23 due to injury.
Dublin see off Meath in Navan to book spot in Leinster final
Ross Keogh was Dublin’s top scorer with 0-5.
Irish wings Kearney and Byrne set for move to the US with Chicago
The Ireland-capped pair have been strongly linked with a switch to Major League Rugby.
Ruddock ruled out of Leinster's final URC clash against the Bulls
Ruddock injured his hamstring in the second half of Saturday’s game against the Lions.
Leinster's youngsters preserve unbeaten season with remarkable fightback
The impressive Sam Prendergast kicked the winning points from close range after heroics by Chris Cosgrave and co. in Johannesburg.
Prendergast gets his start and a low point for Carbery
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Debuts, farewells, tours, and drama - Irish provinces set for URC run-in
The closing two regular-season rounds of the league promise to be riveting.
Leinster still have two imposing hurdles ahead in the Champions Cup
Toulouse and La Rochelle have the weapons to cause Leinster serious stress.
Meath and Kildare claim victories to book Leinster U20 semi-final spots
Meath will play Dublin next week and Laois will face Kildare.
Prendergast among U20 stars included in Leinster 30-man squad for SA
Four of the young Grand Slam winners have been named in Leo Cullen’s squad.
Leinster without Baird 'for a few weeks' as Lowe faces further assessment
Leo Cullen’s side do battle with the Lions in South Africa this weekend.
'People have funny memories' - Cullen dismisses chat about Leinster's finances
The Leinster boss pointed to coaching and hard work as the keys to their strong form.
The 10-minute passage that said so much about this Leinster team
With Caelan Doris in the bin, 14-man Leinster dominated against Leicester.
'The gulf is in what you have available to spend' - Leicester boss Wigglesworth
Richard Wigglesworth said the gap to Leinster is a financial one.
Leinster hammer the Tigers to earn home Champions Cup semi
Garry Ringrose was superb in midfield as the seven-try hosts secured their last-four spot.
Leinster hammer the Tigers to earn home Champions Cup semi
Garry Ringrose was superb in midfield as the seven-try hosts secured their last-four spot.
Niland scores 1-13 in Galway win over Kilkenny, Wexford beat Offaly to reach last four
Minor hurling action dominated the Leinster hurling agenda today.
'My body was in absolute bits at the 2019 World Cup' - Furlong
Tadhg Furling is feeling fresh and fit heading into the business end of the season with Leinster.
Lowe's golf game coming on as he sees good pictures on the rugby pitch
The 30-year-old wing wants Leinster to take full advantage of being at home against Leicester.
Jury fails to reach verdicts in trial of three men accused of raping woman in car park
It was the State’s case that the then 17 year old girl was raped in turn by each of the accused in a car at a hotel car park.
23,000 tickets sold for Leinster clash in reduced-capacity Aviva Stadium
Leicester have taken 500 tickets for the clash on Good Friday.
Galway advance to Connacht U20 football final as Leinster championship takes shape
Elsewhere, Cork defeated All-Ireland champions Tipperary in their Munster minor hurling clash.
Putting the ball on Lowry, finding grass - Leinster's kicking class against Ulster
Leo Cullen’s side are excellent with ball in hand but also have a finely-tuned kicking game.
Van der Flier likely to miss out but Leinster have strong options
Stuart Lancaster revealed that van der Flier didn’t train yesterday.
'I’m biased but I think that's one of the secrets of Leinster’s success'
Stuart Lancaster is now in his final months as the province’s senior coach.
Ringrose to return for Leinster but Doris and Van der Flier are doubts
The Ireland international centre has been sidelined for a month after his head injury.
'14 of them just won the Grand Slam... I can’t change the demographics'
Ulster head coach Dan McFarland believes his team can compete with the best.
Leinster power past Ulster to set up home quarter-final against Leicester
Leo Cullen’s side were powerful and efficient in a three-try victory in Dublin.
Leinster power past Ulster to set up home quarter-final against Leicester
Leo Cullen’s side were powerful and efficient in a three-try victory in Dublin.
'That's why I believe in it so strongly, it can still happen for you playing AIL'
Ex-Ireland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is now the head coach of St Mary’s College RFC.
March 2023
James Ryan to captain Leinster as 14 Grand Slam winners return to face Ulster
Alan O’Connor to lead Ulster in Champions Cup showdown at the Aviva stadium.
'I used to look at the lads coming back and think, 'Holy hell, how do you do that?'
Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park returns for tomorrow’s clash with Ulster.
Ulster flyer Baloucoune eyeing World Cup spot with Ireland
The 25-year-old Enniskillen man has had injury frustration this season.
'These are the weeks that you live for in Leinster' - Ryan back in blue
Second row James Ryan is excited to be back in blue this weekend.