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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Pre-Season

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# Pre-Season
Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly
The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.
# Pre-Season
New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad
The Australian was straight onto the training paddock this afternoon.
# exciting prospect
'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance
21-year-old Roman Salanoa came off the bench during Saturday’s pre-season defeat of Coventry.
# Pre-Season
Cullen's Leinster blow off the cobwebs with seven-try defeat of Coventry
The Pro14 champions fielded a young side and performed impressively at Donnybrook.
# starting XV
Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly
Ross Molony captains the province for their first pre-season hit-out at Donnybrook tomorrow.
# opportunity knocks
Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'
The eastern province face Coventry in their first pre-season friendly this weekend.
# Pre-Season
Bealham and Dillane travel to France with Connacht after World Cup disappointment
The pair are set to feature for Andy Friend’s side against Oyonnax tomorrow.
# Pre-Season
Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start
The two Premier League clubs met in Shanghai this afternoon.
# high flyers
Klopp: 'No doubt' that Liverpool are winners ahead of fresh Premier League title race
The Reds boss says his belief never wavered on the back of repeated final defeats.
# Stateside
Origi scores again as Liverpool are held by Sporting in New York
Jurgen Klopp’s side ended their US trip without a win.
# Pre-Season
Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media
China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.
# Pre-Season
Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve
Irish striker Parrott started and played 45 minutes for Spurs in Singapore.
# Spot kicks
Manchester City lose to Wolves on penalties in Premier League Asia Trophy final
Rui Patricio was the hero as Pep Guardiola’s side were beaten in the final of the pre-season tournament.
# Friendly
17-year-old Mason Greenwood scores winner to help Man United overcome Inter in Singapore
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side ran out 1-0 winners against the Italians at Singapore’s National Stadium.
# Pre-Season
Dortmund sink youthful Liverpool in US tour opener
Borussia Dortmund made it two wins from two in the United States after a 3-2 win over Liverpool at Notre Dame Stadium.
# Pre-Season
Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland
Joe Schmidt and his coaches must whittle down an extended panel of 45 to just 31 for Japan.
# summer schedule
Cullen's Leinster to play Champions Cup pool opponents in pre-season friendly
The Pro14 champions will continue their preparations for the new season with a trip to face Northampton Saints.
# club rugby
AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad
Tony Ryan, Rowan Osborne and David Aspil have been training with Leo Cullen’s squad.
# Pre-Season
Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster
Stephen Larkham will arrive in Limerick next month, while Graham Rowntree will link up with the province after the World Cup.
# Donnybrook
Leinster announce first-ever men and women's double-header
Leo Cullen’s side will start their pre-season with a clash against English outfit Coventry.
# Friendly
Milner on the double as Liverpool beat Bradford in charity friendly
The sides met to raise funds for the charity co-founded by former Liverpool and Bradford defender Stephen Darby.
# Friendly
Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro
The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.
# cherry on top
Irish midfielder gets chance to impress on Bournemouth's pre-season tour
Gavin Kilkenny will travel to Spain with Eddie Howe’s first-team squad.
# Friendly
Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win
1,470 were in attendance at Turner’s Cross for Monday’s friendly.
# Pre-Season
Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies
The Blues face Bohs and St Pat’s this week.
# Pre-Season
Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season
David O’Connor joins his older brother Alan at Kingspan Stadium.
# Pre-Season
'It was like I've never left': Kelleher excited to be back home at Leinster
The winger reported for pre-season with the province yesterday after his return from Connacht.
# on the beach
'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has issued a warning to his players ahead of their pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China.
# Neutral
Louth's venue for potential Leinster quarter-final against Dublin confirmed
Wexford get home advantage if they progress, but Louth would have to face the Dubs in Portlaoise.
# Familiar faces
Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.
# Reality check
'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons
Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.
# Friendly
17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat
Gloucester’s power up-front proved crucial in this evening’s friendly at Kingspan Stadium.
# on fire
Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone
Andy Friend’s men ran in seven tries in an impressive performance at Dubarry Park.
# Potential
Munster's young guns show their promise in pre-season success
Number eight Gavin Coombes and back row Jack Daly were among those to impress.
# Work to do
Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing
It was a difficult night for Leo Cullen’s side as they leaked six tries at Donnybrook.
# Pre-Season
Masterson set for surgery while new signings get starting roles for Connacht's clash with Wasps in Athlone
The back row suffered a hand injury in last week’s friendly win over Brive.
# Team news
Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle
The highly-promising Caelan Doris starts at number eight for Leo Cullen’s side.
# Injury Update
Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees
Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.
# Pre-Season
Dave Kearney makes his return as Leinster get a good workout in France
Rory O’Loughlin and James Tracy scored the tries against Montauban.
# Frustrated
'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.