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#Leinster

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

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.

From The Score ‘I play to win’ – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip Aspirations

‘I play to win’ – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip

Leinster’s No. 8 says he will head to the 2015 tournament with the intention of picking up a winner’s medal.

From The Score Lam’s infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht Vision

Lam’s infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht

The western province’s head coach explains the philosophy that drives his work in Galway.

From The Score Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy Leader

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy

The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.

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# leinster - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Matt O’Connor looks for growth in Leinster’s attacking structure Game Plan

Analysis: Matt O’Connor looks for growth in Leinster’s attacking structure

The Australian head coach will have been pleased by some of this side’s shape against the Scarlets last weekend.

# leinster - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12 Second Five Eighth

Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.

From The Score Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit Happy Hunting Ground

Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit

Marco Caputo won at the Sportsground with the Wallabies and is now planning Leinster’s assault this Friday.

# leinster - 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 Leinster’s rout of Scarlets and the rest of the Irish highlights from this weekend’s Pro12 Highlights

Leinster’s rout of Scarlets and the rest of the Irish highlights from this weekend’s Pro12

There were wins for all four provinces over the weekend

From The Score Munster win defensive chess match against Leinster while seven-try Connacht dazzle Ulster Contrasting

Munster win defensive chess match against Leinster while seven-try Connacht dazzle Ulster

There were two contrasting inter-pros this weekend.

# leinster - 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 - Monday 8 September, 2014

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 Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action West Is Best

Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

# leinster - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The Score 5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby Provincial

5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby

Just one win between the four provinces, but a whole lot to talk about.

# leinster - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Score ‘Every day you know you’re going to be in pain’ — Jennings happy to see the back of pre-season Straight Talking

‘Every day you know you’re going to be in pain’ — Jennings happy to see the back of pre-season

We asked the flanker about the difficulties of training hard as you get older and got a predictable response.

# leinster - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Score ‘I’d like my son to see me play for Leinster’ — Jonathan Sexton Home Comfort

‘I’d like my son to see me play for Leinster’ — Jonathan Sexton

The Ireland out-half spoke about his decision to leave France and also about his jaw injury this evening.

# leinster - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara Blessings

Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

From The Score Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth Homecoming

Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth

The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.

From The Score Jonny’s coming home! Sexton to re-join Leinster on IRFU contract Done Deal

Jonny’s coming home! Sexton to re-join Leinster on IRFU contract

The 29-year-old out-half will re-join his home province on a contract that lasts until 2019.

From The Score Racing Métro linked with Talès as replacement for Jonny Sexton J10

Racing Métro linked with Talès as replacement for Jonny Sexton

The Parisian club’s president says the pressure on Sexton has been an unwelcome feature of the start of the season.

# leinster - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster Import

Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster

The South African left his home country after falling out of the Springboks picture.

# leinster - 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 - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The Score Rob Kearney burned One Direction’s Niall Horan bad on Twitter today Kearnage
From The Score Sean O’Brien fitter, stronger and not the least bit concerned about his shoulder Tullow Tank

Sean O’Brien fitter, stronger and not the least bit concerned about his shoulder

The flanker is raring to go in a new season after playing only three times in 2014.

# leinster - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Score Sky or BT? Here’s where you can watch your province in European action TV Guide

Sky or BT? Here’s where you can watch your province in European action

Ulster and Leinster fans will be watching their side live on BT in the opening round of fixtures.

# leinster - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Te’o signing fits perfectly with Matt O’Connor’s vision for Leinster Convert

Te’o signing fits perfectly with Matt O’Connor’s vision for Leinster

The rugby league player will offer physicality and directness in the province’s midfield.

# leinster - Friday 8 August, 2014

It’s about to rain so hard that Met Éireann has issued a weather warning

BUT IT’S THE WEEKEND. THIS ISN’T FAIR.

# leinster - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Score Leinster back row O’Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind Condition

Leinster back row O’Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind

The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.

# leinster - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The Score World Cup not in D’Arcy’s thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term Knowledge

World Cup not in D’Arcy’s thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term

The 34-year-old has learned to concentrate on six-month blocks.

# leinster - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The Score ‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza Protests

‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza

The international centre wants Ireland to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

From The Score Leinster’s new European jersey has navy and gold stripes on the front New Gear

Leinster’s new European jersey has navy and gold stripes on the front

Canterbury have come up with a fresh idea for the eastern province’s 2014/15 kit.

# leinster - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster

Tipperary, Waterford, you’re not off the hook either.

# leinster - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From The Score Ex-Munster out-half Hickey a Master of the professional game Rugbyman

Ex-Munster out-half Hickey a Master of the professional game

The 32-year-old is now in his third season in France, where he has continued to study alongside rugby.

# leinster - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Score Seven of Ireland’s U20 World Cup squad recruited to Leinster academy Production Lne

Seven of Ireland’s U20 World Cup squad recruited to Leinster academy

Garry Ringrose, Cian Kelleher, Harrison Brewer and Ross Byrne are half of the new first year academy members.

# leinster - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The Score Leinster CEO Dawson expects to see more of O’Connor’s personality Second Season

Leinster CEO Dawson expects to see more of O’Connor’s personality

The Australian secured a Pro12 title in his first year in charge, but there may be more to come in terms of style.

# leinster - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Score Leinster excited by Douglas and Madigan as Cullen’s influence continues Bright Sparks

Leinster excited by Douglas and Madigan as Cullen’s influence continues

Head coach Matt O’Connor is feeling positive about avoiding second season syndrome.

# leinster - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score ‘You’ve got to keep fighting’ – Luke Fitzgerald remains unfulfilled Positivity

‘You’ve got to keep fighting’ – Luke Fitzgerald remains unfulfilled

The 26-year-old is hopeful of playing again in September after an operation on his groins and abs.

# leinster - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Score Irish provinces strong enough for Champions Cup success – O’Brien Tullow Tank

Irish provinces strong enough for Champions Cup success – O’Brien

The 27-year-old is fit, fresh and motivated ahead of a new season with Leinster and Ireland.

From The Score Here’s everything you need to know about the RDS redevelopment Plans

Here’s everything you need to know about the RDS redevelopment

Leinster’s home ground will see its capacity increased to 25,000 by 2017.

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