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#Leinster

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

Leinster have turned a corner after three successive victories, insists O’Connor

International commitments may have limited his hand but the Leinster coach is confident of avoiding a Halloween scare against Edinburgh.

# leinster - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Jack Conan could be natural successor to Heaslip at number eight — Kevin McLaughlin

The 22-year-old will make his third start for Leinster at the RDS tomorrow night.

Second row Kane Douglas aiming to be a leader for O’Connor’s Leinster

The 25-year-old has put his Wallabies career on hold to experience rugby and life in Europe.

# leinster - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

It would be ‘an honour’ to work with BOD – Leinster code hopper Te’o

The 27-year-old looks set for his first-team debut against Edinburgh on Friday night at the RDS.

# leinster - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Madigan kicks 21 points to help Leinster overcome stubborn Castres

The centre kicked seven penalties to bring his side a second win from two European outings this season.

Good start half the work for Leinster in Castres

It’s a big day for Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy as the eastern province tries to keep the winning rhythm going.

# leinster - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ruddock aiming to shut down Diarra when Leinster renew rivalry with Castres

The Castres back row thrived even as a marked man when the sides last met.

# leinster - Monday 20 October, 2014

Just where do the provinces stand in Anglo-Irish relations?

It’s closer than you think says Whiff of Cordite.

TheScore.ie’s Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend

Six Munster men, three Ulster players and six Leinster stars make our selection.

# leinster - Sunday 19 October, 2014

5 talking points after Leinster beat Wasps at the RDS

Heaslip’s work rate, Fanning’s tries, individual errors, the back row and inconsistency.

# leinster - Thursday 16 October, 2014

‘It wasn’t nice being used as the guinea pig’ – O’Driscoll on that spear tackle

The recently retired centre opened up about the tackle that could have ended his career.

# leinster - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return ROG

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return

The Racing Métro coach reports that Sexton is ‘an awful lot happier’ having made his decision to move back to Ireland.

# leinster - Monday 13 October, 2014

# leinster - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here’s all you need to know before rugby’s new look Champions Cup kicks off

There haven’t been many changes after the kerfuffle of the ERC breakaway, but here’s how the new competition will play out.

# leinster - Friday 10 October, 2014

O’Donoghue captains Munster A while Leinster begin title defence

All four provinces have named their teams for the opening round of the British & Irish Cup.

Dates for December back-to-back Champions Cup clashes finally confirmed

Munster host Clermont in Limerick on the 6th, before travelling to France on the 14th.

# leinster - Thursday 9 October, 2014

‘Unfair’ to put timeframe on Luke Fitzgerald comeback

The utility back had hinted that he would be back training in a fortnight, but Leinster insist they won’t rush his return.

# leinster - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Ireland cap Noel Reid ready to add playmaking quality to Leinster midfield

The 24-year-old centre, set for his comeback from injury this weekend, tells us about his rugby journey so far.

Leinster game plan may have ‘different slant’ with O’Brien and Healy out

Head coach Matt O’Connor says the province ‘have to work out a different way to win.’

Analysis: Should BJ Botha have been yellow carded against Leinster?

Munster head coach Anthony Foley insists the prop was playing within the laws of the game.

Leinster will go to Coventry for crucial Wasps clash in January Change Of Direction This post contains videos

Leinster will go to Coventry for crucial Wasps clash in January

The fixture could be Wasps’ first European tie after move.

# leinster - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

‘Munster didn’t do anything extravagant’ – Heaslip admits to Leinster frailties

The Ireland No. 8 pointed to weak breakdown work and soft defence as the reasons his side lost on Saturday.

# leinster - Monday 6 October, 2014

Leinster’s injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks

More positively, Luke Fitzgerald is ‘progressing really well,’ according to head coach Matt O’Connor.

Nothing changes public perceptions like a good inter-pro victory, eh Munster?

For all the success of Munster and Leinster, they still measure themselves against one another, write Whiff of Cordite.

VIDEO: Hey, Munster fans, relive the excitement of Saturday with this sexy highlights package

A condensed look at what was an absorbing, exhilarating and epic match.

# leinster - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Matt O’Connor – ‘You need strong officials and I don’t think we had that tonight’

The Leinster head coach was displeased with the refereeing of the breakdown and the scrum.

‘Let’s do what we’re good at’ – Foley pleased with Munster’s direct attack

The southern province’s head coach says his side ‘were never down on themselves’ early this season.

Munster draw first blood with A victory over Leinster in Donnybrook

Munster draw first blood with A victory over Leinster in Donnybrook

Anthony Foley and his senior side will look to repeat the trick at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

# leinster - Friday 3 October, 2014

Munster can give Foley a major boost with derby win over Leinster

The former No. 8 has not had the easiest ride in his opening months as Munster head coach.

# leinster - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Sean O’Brien set for five to six months out following shoulder surgery

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has confirmed that O’Brien will be missing long-term.

Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell is in beast mode ahead of the Leinster derby

The Ireland international back row shows off his 107kg bulk at the University of Limerick gym.

# leinster - Monday 29 September, 2014

Leinster hopeful surgery can put ‘ongoing’ Sean O’Brien ankle issue to bed

Coach Richie Murphy took time to give a few more details on the injuries to Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien.

Return of ‘quality’ Gordon D’Arcy important for O’Connor’s Leinster

The 34-year-old played in both centre positions against the Cardiff Blues on Friday night.

Connacht’s winning run ends, Ulster shocked and all the Pro12 highlights

Catch up on the action from what was, overall, a negative weekend for the Irish provinces.

# leinster - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Frustrated Conor Murray says Munster ‘need to come right quite quickly’

‘It’s not good enough,’ said the Ireland international scrum-half after defeat to the Ospreys.

# leinster - Friday 26 September, 2014

Cian Healy set for up to five months out after hamstring surgery

The Leinster and Ireland prop underwent hamstring surgery today.

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff Blues, Pro12

We were live from the RDS as Matt O’Connor’s men looked to get back to winning ways.

# leinster - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘You’ve got to get top six at the start’ – Muldoon’s Connacht on track

The western province’s captain was part of a superb defensive effort on Friday night at the Sportsground.

# leinster - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Munster looking to claim interpro title with home victory over Connacht

Laura Guest and her teammates are expecting an ‘absolute battle’ at Tralee RFC this afternoon.

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