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Dublin: 15 °C Friday 19 September, 2014

#Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Today’s News

From The Score Powerful Leinster team to provide firm test of Connacht’s progress Derby

Powerful Leinster team to provide firm test of Connacht’s progress

For all the positivity around the western province, a win this evening would be the greatest indicator of improvement.

From The Score Marmion happy to lead Connacht’s young backline after first Ireland caps Playmaker

Marmion happy to lead Connacht’s young backline after first Ireland caps

June’s tour to Argentina saw the scrum-half getting up to speed with Joe Schmidt’s heavy demands.

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# leinster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Radcliffe pays back Dubs, Walsh hints at Kerry return and the rest of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Radcliffe pays back Dubs, Walsh hints at Kerry return and the rest of today’s sport

Also featuring Andy Murray on Scottish Independence and the team news for tomorrow’s Pro12 action.

From The Score Madigan stays at 12 for Leinster, while Connacht make one change Team News

Madigan stays at 12 for Leinster, while Connacht make one change

Matt O’Connor has made just two alterations to his starting team as Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden come in.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From The Score Connacht injuries mount with Heenan out for up to 5 months and Sean Henry for even longer Dwindling Resources

# leinster-rugby - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Score Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back ‘banging bodies’ in time to face Munster Hamstrung

Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back ‘banging bodies’ in time to face Munster

The hooker appeared to be still doing non-contact training today, but that’s all about to change.

From The Score Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway Honest Assessment

Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway

The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Score Six-try Leinster obliterate Scarlets in RDS return Well On Top

Six-try Leinster obliterate Scarlets in RDS return

Two first half tries from Rob Kearney drove Leinster on to a comfortable victory.

From The Score 6 things we learned from Brian O’Driscoll’s Off The Ball debut Mads At 12

6 things we learned from Brian O’Driscoll’s Off The Ball debut

BOD sees Madigan playing at 12 and thinks some second-tier players might go abroad.

From The Score O’Connor: If we are not accurate, the Scarlets will expose us Home Opener

O’Connor: If we are not accurate, the Scarlets will expose us

The Leinster coach is wary of the threat posed by the potent Welsh side.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Score Madigan starts at centre as Heaslip begins term as Leinster captain Starting XV

Madigan starts at centre as Heaslip begins term as Leinster captain

Jimmy Gopperth is retained at number 10 while Devin Toner and Rob Kearney return to action.

From The Score Heaslip raring to go after ‘longest ever’ pre-season The Captain's Back

Heaslip raring to go after ‘longest ever’ pre-season

The Leinster captain feels stronger than ever after nine weeks of training.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Score O’Connor: Madigan will have a decision to make next year Staying Or Going?

O’Connor: Madigan will have a decision to make next year

Will Sexton and Madigan play together or can there only be one?

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Score 127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season Toned Up

127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season

Ominously, the second row says he’s breaking new ground on the scales and in the gym.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From The Score ‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’ Coach Cullen

‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’

Leinster’s forwards coach talks about his step away from playing, the pack’s injury concerns and the man coming to fill his shoes.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 8 September, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Podge not playing hurling, five more years of Sepp and the rest of the day’s sport Monday Sport

We’ll leave it there so: Podge not playing hurling, five more years of Sepp and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, the GAA cut ticket prices and Peter Schmeichel did some karaoke.

From The Score ‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden Singing The Blues

‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden

Meanwhile, the province are hopeful that Noel Reid’s ankle injury is not as serious as first feared.

From The Score Here’s your definitive Pro12, Aviva Premiership and Top 14 power rankings Power Rankings

Here’s your definitive Pro12, Aviva Premiership and Top 14 power rankings

Week one of the Pro 12 and the Aviva featured some powerful performances.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Score Glasgow pip Leinster after wild finale Hoggy's Heroes

Glasgow pip Leinster after wild finale

Two late tries gave Leinster the lead but Glasgow won with a penalty at the death.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Score Boss set for record breaking double century as Leinster XV named Team News

Boss set for record breaking double century as Leinster XV named

The former Ulster scrum-half is set to make his 100th appearance for Leinster tomorrow.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score 5 pressing questions for Leinster ahead of the new rugby season Out With The Old

5 pressing questions for Leinster ahead of the new rugby season

Seanie’s back so everything’s going to be okay, right?

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Score Jordi Murphy to miss November internationals after undergoing shoulder surgery Injury

Jordi Murphy to miss November internationals after undergoing shoulder surgery

The Leinster and Ireland back row has been ruled out for 12 weeks by the province.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 1 September, 2014

From The Score Leinster looking for improvement ‘across the board’ after critical inward look Better Blues

Leinster looking for improvement ‘across the board’ after critical inward look

Matt O’Connor is braced for a serious test to start the new season this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score Ulster grind out close win over Leinster in Tallaght Friendly Rivalry

Ulster grind out close win over Leinster in Tallaght

An early Jared Payne try set Ulster on their way to victory.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The Score Sean O’Brien and Stuart Olding will start tomorrow’s Leinster v Ulster friendly Comeback Trail

Sean O’Brien and Stuart Olding will start tomorrow’s Leinster v Ulster friendly

Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.

From The Score Pre-season training just ain’t what it used to be for rugby players Less Is More

Pre-season training just ain’t what it used to be for rugby players

Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The Score Rob Kearney burned One Direction’s Niall Horan bad on Twitter today Kearnage

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Score With Sexton on the brink, what now for Madigan and Gopperth? Kicking On

With Sexton on the brink, what now for Madigan and Gopperth?

Matt O’Connor’s got a call to make.

From The Score Leinster: ‘We’ve put our best foot forward’ to bring Sexton home Jonny Come Home

Leinster: ‘We’ve put our best foot forward’ to bring Sexton home

CEO Mick Dawson confirms that Leinster have offered Jonny Sexton a four-year deal to take him up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

From The Score ‘Rugby – it really consumes everything’: Jamie Heaslip on his nerdy pre-season First Captain

‘Rugby – it really consumes everything’: Jamie Heaslip on his nerdy pre-season

Leinster’s new captain chats about leadership and life abroad as the opening weekend of the Guinness Pro12 draws near.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Score Leinster quiet over reports of Jonny Sexton’s imminent return Speculation

Leinster quiet over reports of Jonny Sexton’s imminent return

A spokesperson told TheScore.ie they were “unable to confirm” any deal at this current point.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Score Bad day for the provinces as Leinster, Munster and Connacht go down Rugby Round-Up

Bad day for the provinces as Leinster, Munster and Connacht go down

Munster were heavily beaten in Anthony Foley’s first outing as coach.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Score Here’s Cian Healy dressed flamboyantly and miming a classic power ballad Kitsch

Here’s Cian Healy dressed flamboyantly and miming a classic power ballad

It turns out the Irish rugby player is quite the performer.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll nominates Umaga, Gatland and Prince Albert for ice bucket challenge Dare

Brian O’Driscoll nominates Umaga, Gatland and Prince Albert for ice bucket challenge

The Leinster and Ireland legend is the latest sporting figure to take part in the initiative.

From The Score Home or away? Jonny Sexton says he’s ‘pretty much’ decided on his future Paris Match

Home or away? Jonny Sexton says he’s ‘pretty much’ decided on his future

Ireland out-half targets silverware as he sets out on his second season with Top 14 giants Racing Métro.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Score Jamie Heaslip confirmed as new Leinster captain Leaders

Jamie Heaslip confirmed as new Leinster captain

The number eight will be supported by vice captains Sean O’Brien and Rob Kearney.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Score Bryan Cullen nailed the crossbar challenge at Leinster Rugby training today Dual Star

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Leinster sign rugby league’s Ben Te’o to boost centre options Codebreaker

Leinster sign rugby league’s Ben Te’o to boost centre options

The 27-year-old will make the switch to union once the NRL season ends.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Score Check out Cian Healy pulling a Jeep in this class new ad Beast

Check out Cian Healy pulling a Jeep in this class new ad

The Leinster star is looking stronger than ever ahead of the new season.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Score Rob Kearney: The days of ‘It’s just a knock, I’ll be fine’ are gone Player Welfare

Rob Kearney: The days of ‘It’s just a knock, I’ll be fine’ are gone

The Leinster and Ireland fullback talks player welfare and life beyond rugby after his first year as IRUPA chairman.

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