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Leinster

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony, Trimble and Toner nominated for Irish players’ Player of the Year Awards Season This post contains a poll

O’Mahony, Trimble and Toner nominated for Irish players’ Player of the Year

The trio will discover who their peers have voted for on 7 May.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score Hard Fanning carry, soft Kearney hands sets up Murphy try for Leinster Tonking Treviso

Hard Fanning carry, soft Kearney hands sets up Murphy try for Leinster

The Leinster attack is having fun in the sun.

# leinster-rugby - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll and Jonny Wilkinson set for final showdown Last Man Standing

Brian O’Driscoll and Jonny Wilkinson set for final showdown

The Irish and English rugby legends meet in a last-man-standing clash at Stade Felix Mayol this afternoon.

From The Score Shane Byrne: Leinster need to dominate trench warfare if they are to stun Toulon Column

Shane Byrne: Leinster need to dominate trench warfare if they are to stun Toulon

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker is leaning towards a home win for the reigning champions but hopes Matt O’Connor’s men can prove him wrong.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull Column

Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull

The former Connacht hooker is clearing his weekend schedule for an intense weekend of European rugby action.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in the BOD biopic Make This Happen

Brian O’Driscoll wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in the BOD biopic

Gordon D’Arcy knows his Leinster bro more than his Leinster bro knows about him.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final Heineken Cup

Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final

There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.

From The Score Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now Heineken Cup

Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now

Top 14 sides have been unashamed in spending big and buying bigger in recent years, writes Simon Hick.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Former Leinster coach Michael Cheika investigated for allegedly abusing cameraman Anger Management

Former Leinster coach Michael Cheika investigated for allegedly abusing cameraman

The incident occurred a week after the Waratahs chief broke a glass pane during an away defeat to the Brumbies.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score Jonny Wilkinson set for return against Leinster Here's Jonny

Jonny Wilkinson set for return against Leinster

His return will see French fly-half Frederic Michalak drop to the bench.

From The Score Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final Rollercoaster

Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final

The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.

# leinster-rugby - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Score O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm Bragging Rights

O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm

The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.

From The Score This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster That Man Bod

This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster

The legendary centre has a habit of popping up at the right time and place.

From The Score As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro12

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as the provincial rivals clashed in a top of the table encounter.

From The Score Injured Healy cheers on Clontarf as they beat Old Belvedere to lead league Grassroots

Injured Healy cheers on Clontarf as they beat Old Belvedere to lead league

The Leinster prop was joined by Connacht’s Paul O’Donohoe at Castle Avenue last night.

From The Score Paul O’Connell’s cousin Eoghan makes Celtic league debut Family Affair

Paul O’Connell’s cousin Eoghan makes Celtic league debut

The defender was in the champions’ starting line-up against Ross County today.

From The Score David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’ Column

David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

From The Score From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past Yesterday's Heroes

From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past

It’s not all Brian O’Driscoll sidesteps and clutch Ronan O’Gara penalties you know.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Score Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’ Column

Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.

From The Score O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head Starting XV

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head

The Pro12′s top two meet at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow evening.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Score ‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster Hype

‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster

The Leinster player doesn’t believe the game needs any extra hype after Rob Penney’s comments.

From The Score Simon Hick column: New ways of looking at the game bringing fresh perspectives Opinion

Simon Hick column: New ways of looking at the game bringing fresh perspectives

Fans, journalists and analysts are changing their outlook.

# leinster-rugby - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score 15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney 28 Candles

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney

The Cooley native turns 28 today. Plenty of time for more derring-do feats of counter-attacking brilliance from the Ireland fullback.

From The Score ‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett Interview

‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett

The New Zealand rugby legend as much satisfaction from seeing Keith Earls in the Munster 14 jersey as he ever got from playing there himself.

From The Score Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster Old Foes

Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster

Top try scorers, who has the most caps, who scored the most points in a game and which team has won more games.

# leinster-rugby - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Score Rugby’s ruthless run-in: ‘No-one remembers the team that comes second’ Player Diary

Rugby’s ruthless run-in: ‘No-one remembers the team that comes second’

Former Ulster fullback Adam D’Arcy gives us an insight into the “ruthless” run-in that will make or break many careers.

From The Score Munster’s meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster’s problem Point To Prove

Munster’s meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster’s problem

Blues forwards coach Jono Gibbes is not buying attempts to ramp up Saturday’s interpro as a grudge match for overlooked players.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Score Ross on Munster rivalry: ‘You fight more in a family than you do with strangers’ Interpro

Ross on Munster rivalry: ‘You fight more in a family than you do with strangers’

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

From The Score O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time Back To Business

O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time

Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes says the outside centre is happy to get back to provincial basics.

From The Score Jonny Wilkinson’s impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures 10 For 10

Jonny Wilkinson’s impressive, injury-hit, winning career in pictures

The English out-half is set to head into the rugby sunset in June.

From The Score Jonny Wilkinson set to retire but he has plans to beat Leinster first Legend

Jonny Wilkinson set to retire but he has plans to beat Leinster first

The English out-half will head down the coaching path after seeing out his playing career in May.

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From The Score ‘It won’t be good enough next week’ – Munster ready to rise to Leinster challenge Leinster V Munster

‘It won’t be good enough next week’ – Munster ready to rise to Leinster challenge

Provincial heavyweights move on from sluggish shows as they prepare to meet again this weekend.

# leinster-rugby - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Fitzgerald makes winning difference after missing out on Six Nations glory Comeback Fitz

Fitzgerald makes winning difference after missing out on Six Nations glory

The Leinster winger admitted he was happy, yet personally frustrated, to watch Ireland’s success from afar.

From The Score Brilliant Luke Fitzgerald brace as Leinster leave it late to clinch bonus point Match Report

Brilliant Luke Fitzgerald brace as Leinster leave it late to clinch bonus point

The league leaders are huffing and puffing against Zebre at a chilly RDS.

From The Score Teenager reunites Jordi Murphy with his lost Six Nations medal Like A Sieve

Teenager reunites Jordi Murphy with his lost Six Nations medal

The Leinster and Ireland flanker gave young Stephen Murphy his hoodie but forgot to remove its precious, medal-shaped cargo.

From The Score Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations Up To Speed

Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations

Connacht are winning games, Fez is back with a bang and Zebo is doing that ‘Z’ sign whenever he gets a chance.

# leinster-rugby - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Score Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player Unite4jack

Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player

Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.

From The Score Hart: ‘I never spoke with Matt O’Connor about Leinster switch when I was home’ Column

Hart: ‘I never spoke with Matt O’Connor about Leinster switch when I was home’

The Grenoble scrum-half is preparing for a weekend clash with Jonny Sexton’s Racing Métro.

# leinster-rugby - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Score Jonny Sexton dismisses reports of a summer return to Leinster Going Nowhere

Jonny Sexton dismisses reports of a summer return to Leinster

It may cost the IRFU up to €700,000 to compensate Racing Métro for the out-half’s services.

From The Score 8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window Young Guns

8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window

Several squad members made an impact in the Pro12 while Ireland were chasing silverware.

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