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Shane Jennings

# shane-jennings - Monday 31 March, 2014

‘New challenge, but the same principles’: Jennings calls on Leinster to manage emotion on trip to Toulon

The flanker admits that the reigning champions could prove Leinster’s toughest opponent to date, but that will not mean a change in approach.

# shane-jennings - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Jennings demanding further improvement before clash with road warriors from Glasgow

With the really big games come around in April, the flanker feels the benchmark needs to be set soon.

# shane-jennings - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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3 key battles for Leinster to win against the Ospreys at the RDS

Matt O’Connor’s men face a turnover-threatening seven, experienced tighthead and promising fullback.

# shane-jennings - Monday 13 January, 2014

Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success

Leinster will probably have to travel in the quarter-finals, but that won’t worry them.

# shane-jennings - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Who should replace Sean O’Brien in Ireland’s back row? Openside This post contains a poll

Who should replace Sean O’Brien in Ireland’s back row?

With the Tullow Tank looking set to miss the Six Nations, we run the rule over the candidates to fill in.

# shane-jennings - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Jennings keen to end ‘massively disappointing’ week with Edinburgh win

A tricky trip to Scotland and two interpros await the league champions.

# shane-jennings - Monday 28 October, 2013

‘We’ve got to learn, cop on and improve’ declares Leinster’s Jennings

The flanker did not hold back in his take on his team’s recent struggles to break opponents down and score tries.

# shane-jennings - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

O’Driscoll and Heaslip set to return as Jennings breaks hand

The back row suffered the injury against Glasgow, but Lote Tuqiri looks to have recovered.

# shane-jennings - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Jennings believes Leinster teammates Heaslip and O’Brien will make Lions 23

The Irish flanker has been impressed with the form of his provincial teammates Down Under.

# shane-jennings - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Irish Lions eager to keep ‘Cheshire Cat grin’ off Michael Cheika’s face

Shane Jennings pays tribute to his former coach at Leinster, who is now in charge at the New South Wales Waratahs.

# shane-jennings - Sunday 19 May, 2013

‘Ulster have done a job on us twice already this season. They are favourites’

Flanker Shane Jennings tells TheScore.ie that there is no room for sentiment in Leinster dressing room.

# shane-jennings - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Cheers Leinster! Connacht players celebrate another year of Heineken Cup rugby

The Blues’ Amlin Cup win confirmed elite European rugby for the westerners next season.

# shane-jennings - Saturday 12 January, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Heineken Cup

Seconds out, round 5 and the champs were on the hunt for tries.

Heineken Cup: 3 key battles that Leinster need to win to stay alive in Europe

Go big or go home for Joe Schmidt’s men this evening.

# shane-jennings - Friday 4 January, 2013

As it happened: Edinburgh v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

O’Driscoll, Fitzgerald and Kearney returned for Leinster as they looked to break into the top four.

# shane-jennings - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Schmidt looking ahead to ‘exciting time’

The Leinster coach will have a number of players returning from injury after watching his team end a three-game winless run last night.

# shane-jennings - Friday 28 December, 2012

Leinster risk losing 4 in a row as they rest big names for Connacht clash

Shane Jennings leads the blues for the inter-pro fixture but a host of senior players will sit out the action.

# shane-jennings - Monday 24 December, 2012

Party pieces: A bluffer’s guide to rugby in 2012

All you need to know if talk turns ‘rugger’ over the holiday season.

# shane-jennings - Monday 17 December, 2012

Leinster relief following Strauss knee news

Richardt Strauss should be fit in time for the Six Nations after it was revealed that he has not torn his cruciate knee ligaments.

# shane-jennings - Friday 14 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend

European dreams could be shattered for three of Ireland’s four representatives.

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown

Joe Schmidt has made four changes for tomorrow’s Pool 5 clash in the Aviva Stadium.

# shane-jennings - Friday 12 October, 2012

Schmidt: Leinster not defending the Heineken Cup, just one of 24 contenders

Neither the head coach nor chief flanker Shane Jennings are willing to look far beyond the Exeter Chiefs, but that’s where they belong.

# shane-jennings - Monday 1 October, 2012

Your ‘Shane Jennings Is The Big Guy On Campus’ Pic of the Day

Some people call him the space cowboy…

# shane-jennings - Friday 28 September, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12

Joe Schmidt’s men could have gone top of the table with a win at the Sportsground tonight but reality often bites.

# shane-jennings - Monday 24 September, 2012

Leinster expect international stars to be fit

Meanwhile, uncapped Munster centre James Downey is one of six players added to the Ireland training squad which meets in Carton House this week.

# shane-jennings - Friday 10 August, 2012

Here we go again: Ulster win as provinces name starting XVs for friendly fare

Munster, Leinster, and Connacht have all named squads for their opening games of the season while Mark Anscombe was a winner in France.

# shane-jennings - Friday 27 April, 2012

Who the Boss? Isaac gets the nod at scrum-half for Clermont clash

Leinster name their starting line-up for their Heineken Cup semi-final and there is no place for Eoin Reddan.

# shane-jennings - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Nothing shocking about Ulster’s win in Thomond Park – Jennings

The flanker says he is ‘itching to play’ in the coming fortnight as the province face two potential Heineken Cup finalists.

# shane-jennings - Friday 6 April, 2012

Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash

Scrum and breakdown will be key at the Aviva but can Brian O’Driscoll shimmy through the Jamie Roberts sized gap in Cardiff’s midfield

# shane-jennings - Friday 17 February, 2012

Pro12 cheat-sheet: your guide to the provincial rugby action

Ireland v Wales seems an awful long time ago. ROG wants a game, you know you feel the same.

# shane-jennings - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

International duo still in contention for Stephen’s Day run out

Shane Jennings and Cian Healy will be ‘monitored’ by Leinster staff ahead of meeting with Ulster.

# shane-jennings - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Leinster v Munster: Big guns return for another provincial epic

Eighteen of Ireland’s 30-man World Cup squad are set to start tomorrow’s “Fever in the Aviva” Pro12 showdown.

# shane-jennings - Friday 28 October, 2011

Back to reality: Kearney and Sexton in Leinster side to face Edinburgh

Joe Schmidt has opted to leave out a number of his more experienced players ahead of next week’s match with Munster.

# shane-jennings - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Shane Jennings’ World Cup diary: the final chapter

“There wasn’t much to say in the dressing room and in the team room afterwards. Deccie didn’t even say that much. What could you say?” Jenno checks in with the final installment of his World Cup diary.

# shane-jennings - Monday 10 October, 2011

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup adventure: the post-mortem

They topped the group for the first time, beat a Tri-Nations side in the southern hemisphere and made a lot of friends. But was it a success?

# shane-jennings - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Gallery: Ireland complete their Italian job Picture This This post contains images

Gallery: Ireland complete their Italian job

The Irish filled the Otago Stadium and the men in green gave the fans plenty to shout about. Here’s some of the best images from Dunedin.

# shane-jennings - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Shane Jennings’ World Cup diary: week three

“The lads are really focused and everyone realises of course that’s it’s, put simply, do or die,” writes the Leinster man from Dunedin.

# shane-jennings - Sunday 25 September, 2011

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In pictures: Ireland get the job done against Russia

Declan Kidney’s men took care of business in Rotorua. Here’s how it developed.

# shane-jennings - Friday 23 September, 2011

Shane Jennings’ World Cup diary: part two

The Leinster man is focused on keeping Ireland World Cup dream on track as they prepare for Russia this weekend.

Leo takes the armband as Kidney rings changes for Russia clash

Several big names are rested ahead of Ireland’s final pool clash with Italy, with five changes in the back line alone.

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