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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Pre-Season

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Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip
A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.
Pre-season boost for Munster as prop Cronin returns after leg injury
The Ireland international has not played since November 2018 but is back to full fitness.
Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow
Craig Gilroy and Greg Jones scored two tries apiece against the Glasgow Warriors.
Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents
The western province are heading back to Russia next week after their memorable Challenge Cup adventure in 2015.
Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada
Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.
Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly
The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.
New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad
The Australian was straight onto the training paddock this afternoon.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start
The two Premier League clubs met in Shanghai this afternoon.
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.
Origi scores again as Liverpool are held by Sporting in New York
Jurgen Klopp’s side ended their US trip without a win.
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.
Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve
Irish striker Parrott started and played 45 minutes for Spurs in Singapore.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro
The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.
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.
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.
Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies
The Blues face Bohs and St Pat’s this week.
Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season
David O’Connor joins his older brother Alan at Kingspan Stadium.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.