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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'

Aug 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 9,150 Views 9 Comments

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
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Bealham and Dillane travel to France with Connacht after World Cup disappointment

Aug 15th 2019, 11:35 AM 5,979 Views 14 Comments

The pair are set to feature for Andy Friend’s side against Oyonnax tomorrow.

# pre-season - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start

Jul 25th 2019, 2:52 PM 12,349 Views 15 Comments

The two Premier League clubs met in Shanghai this afternoon.

Klopp: 'No doubt' that Liverpool are winners ahead of fresh Premier League title race
# High Flyers
From The42
# High Flyers

Klopp: 'No doubt' that Liverpool are winners ahead of fresh Premier League title race

Jul 25th 2019, 12:50 PM 7,543 Views 40 Comments

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
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Origi scores again as Liverpool are held by Sporting in New York

Jul 25th 2019, 11:48 AM 5,495 Views 9 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side ended their US trip without a win.

# pre-season - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:54 AM 4,644 Views 2 Comments

China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.

# pre-season - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve

Jul 21st 2019, 3:18 PM 15,048 Views 14 Comments

Irish striker Parrott started and played 45 minutes for Spurs in Singapore.

# pre-season - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Manchester City lose to Wolves on penalties in Premier League Asia Trophy final
# Spot Kicks
From The42
# Spot Kicks

Manchester City lose to Wolves on penalties in Premier League Asia Trophy final

Jul 20th 2019, 3:48 PM 6,560 Views 5 Comments

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
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

17-year-old Mason Greenwood scores winner to help Man United overcome Inter in Singapore

Jul 20th 2019, 2:53 PM 8,178 Views 2 Comments

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
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Dortmund sink youthful Liverpool in US tour opener

Jul 20th 2019, 9:13 AM 10,210 Views 15 Comments

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 - Friday 19 July, 2019

Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland

Jul 19th 2019, 5:45 PM 10,134 Views 23 Comments

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
# 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 5,911 Views 2 Comments

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

# pre-season - Thursday 18 July, 2019

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad
# Club Rugby
From The42
# Club Rugby

AIL players link up with Leinster as Cullen boosts pre-season squad

Jul 18th 2019, 2:44 PM 12,000 Views 5 Comments

Tony Ryan, Rowan Osborne and David Aspil have been training with Leo Cullen’s squad.

# pre-season - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster

Jul 16th 2019, 4:17 PM 8,584 Views 5 Comments

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
# Donnybrook
From The42
# Donnybrook

Leinster announce first-ever men and women's double-header

Jul 16th 2019, 10:18 AM 8,079 Views 0 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side will start their pre-season with a clash against English outfit Coventry.

# pre-season - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Milner on the double as Liverpool beat Bradford in charity friendly
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Milner on the double as Liverpool beat Bradford in charity friendly

Jul 14th 2019, 5:40 PM 8,113 Views 2 Comments

The sides met to raise funds for the charity co-founded by former Liverpool and Bradford defender Stephen Darby.

# pre-season - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro

Jul 11th 2019, 2:19 PM 6,885 Views 5 Comments

The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.

Irish midfielder gets chance to impress on Bournemouth's pre-season tour
# Cherry On Top
From The42
# Cherry On Top

Irish midfielder gets chance to impress on Bournemouth's pre-season tour

Jul 11th 2019, 12:39 PM 8,742 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny will travel to Spain with Eddie Howe’s first-team squad.

# pre-season - Monday 8 July, 2019

Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Burke, O'Reilly and Browne involved as Preston ease to Cork City win

Jul 8th 2019, 9:33 PM 9,937 Views 9 Comments

1,470 were in attendance at Turner’s Cross for Monday’s friendly.

Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Luiz, Kante and Giroud added to Chelsea squad for Dublin friendlies

Jul 8th 2019, 5:36 PM 9,869 Views 3 Comments

The Blues face Bohs and St Pat’s this week.

# pre-season - Monday 24 June, 2019

Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Ulster add former Leinster academy second row to squad for next season

Jun 24th 2019, 4:10 PM 14,372 Views 90 Comments

David O’Connor joins his older brother Alan at Kingspan Stadium.

# pre-season - 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 17,629 Views 36 Comments

The winger reported for pre-season with the province yesterday after his return from Connacht.

# pre-season - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'
# On The Beach
From The42
# On The Beach

'Whoever is not fit will not travel. We only want players we can use during pre-season'

May 12th 2019, 10:11 AM 12,180 Views 8 Comments

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has issued a warning to his players ahead of their pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China.

# pre-season - Friday 23 November, 2018

Louth's venue for potential Leinster quarter-final against Dublin confirmed
# Neutral
From The42
# Neutral

Louth's venue for potential Leinster quarter-final against Dublin confirmed

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 7,005 Views 4 Comments

Wexford get home advantage if they progress, but Louth would have to face the Dubs in Portlaoise.

# pre-season - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:12 PM 9,330 Views 4 Comments

Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.

# pre-season - Monday 20 August, 2018

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons
# Reality Check
From The42
# Reality Check

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,864 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 August, 2018

17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat

Aug 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 12,063 Views 14 Comments

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
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Connacht hammer Wasps in encouraging pre-season rout in Athlone

Aug 18th 2018, 4:50 PM 13,239 Views 7 Comments

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
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Munster's young guns show their promise in pre-season success

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,703 Views 8 Comments

Number eight Gavin Coombes and back row Jack Daly were among those to impress.

# pre-season - Friday 17 August, 2018

Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

Out-of-sorts Leinster blown away by rampant Falcons in final pre-season outing

Aug 17th 2018, 8:54 PM 18,798 Views 23 Comments

It was a difficult night for Leo Cullen’s side as they leaked six tries at Donnybrook.

# pre-season - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Masterson set for surgery while new signings get starting roles for Connacht's clash with Wasps in Athlone
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Masterson set for surgery while new signings get starting roles for Connacht's clash with Wasps in Athlone

Aug 16th 2018, 4:26 PM 5,881 Views 4 Comments

The back row suffered a hand injury in last week’s friendly win over Brive.

Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle

Aug 16th 2018, 12:20 PM 10,864 Views 18 Comments

The highly-promising Caelan Doris starts at number eight for Leo Cullen’s side.

# pre-season - Monday 13 August, 2018

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees

Aug 13th 2018, 1:38 PM 12,112 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.

# pre-season - Friday 10 August, 2018

Dave Kearney makes his return as Leinster get a good workout in France
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Dave Kearney makes his return as Leinster get a good workout in France

Aug 10th 2018, 9:53 PM 16,967 Views 11 Comments

Rory O’Loughlin and James Tracy scored the tries against Montauban.

# pre-season - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'

Aug 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 9,767 Views 6 Comments

After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.

# pre-season - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Morata on form for Chelsea as Inter fall on penalties
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Morata on form for Chelsea as Inter fall on penalties

Jul 28th 2018, 10:01 PM 7,178 Views 0 Comments

Willy Caballero also shone as he made the difference in the shoot-out.

# pre-season - Friday 27 July, 2018

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour

Jul 27th 2018, 9:04 AM 8,295 Views 13 Comments

Both sides are in the US for pre-season preparations.

# pre-season - Monday 16 July, 2018

Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'

Jul 16th 2018, 6:10 PM 13,131 Views 13 Comments

The Chilean didn’t fly out to Los Angeles with the rest of the squad yesterday, but the club is hopeful he makes the trip in the coming days.

# pre-season - Monday 9 July, 2018

McClean to face disciplinary action after failing to show for West Brom training camp
# AWOL
From The42
# AWOL

McClean to face disciplinary action after failing to show for West Brom training camp

Jul 9th 2018, 4:23 PM 11,215 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland international has been heavily linked with a move to Stoke City.

# pre-season - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season

May 29th 2018, 1:37 PM 5,358 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men will then face Exeter Chiefs before the new campaign begins.