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# leinster - Today’s News

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# leinster - Yesterday’s News

From The42 ‘In Dublin, we’re good enough to beat anyone’ – Leinster confident in home draw Room To Improve

‘In Dublin, we’re good enough to beat anyone’ – Leinster confident in home draw

‘The group has total confidence in their ability to be as good as anyone,’ says head coach Matt O’Connor.

# leinster - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 Leinster guaranteed home quarter-final as Toulouse fall in Montpellier Home Comfort

Leinster guaranteed home quarter-final as Toulouse fall in Montpellier

Bath produced a hard-fought win over Glasgow to top pool 4 and they will likely face Leinster in Dublin in the knock-out stages.

From The42 Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching Lukey Fitz

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# leinster - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The42 Here’s what Leinster need to claim a home Champions Cup quarter-final Permutations

Here’s what Leinster need to claim a home Champions Cup quarter-final

Sunday lunchtime should never be this stressful.

From The42 Madigan: ‘There have been times when I’ve thought I’m better than I actually was’ Confidence

Madigan: ‘There have been times when I’ve thought I’m better than I actually was’

The Leinster man sat down with The42 to talk about his work with sports psychologist Enda McNulty.

From The42 ‘It’s what European rugby’s all about’: Heaslip relishing intensity of pool decider with Wasps Preview

‘It’s what European rugby’s all about’: Heaslip relishing intensity of pool decider with Wasps

Jamie Heaslip speaks briefly about his shoulder (and breakfast plans) before today’s crunch tie.

# leinster - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The42 Pressure? Leinster comfortable in control of their own Champions Cup destiny All Coming Together

Pressure? Leinster comfortable in control of their own Champions Cup destiny

Leinster can simplify their passage to the knockout stages and that has Matt O’Connor seeming remarkably chilled out.

# leinster - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# leinster - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Healy and O’Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won’t face Wasps Take The Power Back

Healy and O’Brien could make injury return for Wolfhounds, but won’t face Wasps

However, Leinster say they hope to have them in harness when the Dragons visit in mid February.

From The42 Versatile Ireland-capped prop Bent proving his value to Leinster No Fuss

Versatile Ireland-capped prop Bent proving his value to Leinster

The 28-year-old has proven himself at loosehead in the absence of Cian Healy and Jack McGrath.

# leinster - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The42 Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O’Brien involvement against Wasps Getting Close

Leinster remain hopeful of Healy or O’Brien involvement against Wasps

Captain Jamie Heaslip is suffering no ill effects after a ‘bit of a bang’ on the shoulder against Castres.

From The42 ‘It’s good to see everything happen the way it’s supposed to happen’ — Devin Toner Click

# leinster - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The42 Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup Preseason

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

# leinster - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The42 ‘Luxury’ of early bonus has Leinster in rude health for pool decider 50 And Fresh

‘Luxury’ of early bonus has Leinster in rude health for pool decider

Matt O’Connor was holding some of his players back for Wasps.

# leinster - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster Enforcer

Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster

The 24-year-old lock qualifies to play for Ireland later this year.

# leinster - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The42 Schmidt ‘doesn’t have any say’ in whether Leinster select Madigan at 10 Mads

Schmidt ‘doesn’t have any say’ in whether Leinster select Madigan at 10

Meanwhile, Matt O’Connor says Jack McGrath has ‘learned the lesson’ from his suspension for stamping.

From The42 ‘The Wolverine blood kicked in’ – Heaslip good to go for Leinster Benjamin Button

‘The Wolverine blood kicked in’ – Heaslip good to go for Leinster

The Ireland number eight and Leinster captain says he’s fit to play against Castres on Saturday.

# leinster - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 Six weeks for Hoeta’s high tackle on Kearney but no Leinster appeal on McGrath ban Suspensions

Six weeks for Hoeta’s high tackle on Kearney but no Leinster appeal on McGrath ban

The Cardiff Blues lock has been suspended for the dangerous hit on Leinster’s fullback.

From The42 Ruck speed remains Leinster’s lifeblood but wastefulness in 22 is an issue Red Zone

Ruck speed remains Leinster’s lifeblood but wastefulness in 22 is an issue

Hooker Sean Cronin details how Matt O’Connor’s side can be more prolific in the ‘red zone’.

# leinster - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster Wide Men

Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster

Having not played for Ireland since last year’s Six Nations, Kearney is overdue an international cap.

# leinster - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 Leinster wary of wounded animal as focus turns to weakened Castres Les Miserables

Leinster wary of wounded animal as focus turns to weakened Castres

The French side were hammered by Stade Français over the weekend.

From The42 Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres 50/50

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip an injury doubt for visit of Castres

The Ireland number eight suffered a shoulder injury two weekends ago against Ulster.

# leinster - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 Ex-Leinster prop O’Connell driven in pursuit of promotion with Bristol Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster prop O’Connell driven in pursuit of promotion with Bristol

The strongly-backed Championship club are benefiting from the 24-year-old’s dynamic performances.

From The42 5 reasons to watch Leinster, Munster and Ulster in Pro12 action Showtime

5 reasons to watch Leinster, Munster and Ulster in Pro12 action

Ben Te’o at 13, Munster’s back row composition, Luke McGrath’s chance, an Ulster lift and the returning faces.

# leinster - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Leinster GAA defends holding match in Athy day after fatal crash

The Leinster Council said time constraints meant the game could not be postponed.

# leinster - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 McGrath hit with three-week suspension for stamping against Ulster Sanction

McGrath hit with three-week suspension for stamping against Ulster

The Leinster prop has the right of appeal after the Pro12 disciplinary committee made their decision.

From The42 ‘We need to start getting tries’ – McFadden wants Leinster backline to fire Try Time

‘We need to start getting tries’ – McFadden wants Leinster backline to fire

The 28-year-old wing is relieved to be back from injury as the Champions Cup looms.

# leinster - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 Sean O’Brien and Cian Healy to return to contact training within three weeks Bash Brothers

Sean O’Brien and Cian Healy to return to contact training within three weeks

The Six Nations is just under five weeks away.

From The42 Leinster’s Quinn Roux to remain on loan at Connacht for rest of season Extension

Leinster’s Quinn Roux to remain on loan at Connacht for rest of season

The 24-year-old South African has been in impressive form since his inter-provincial switch.

From The42 Douglas finding his feet amidst increased set-piece demands at Leinster Citizen Kane

Douglas finding his feet amidst increased set-piece demands at Leinster

The 25-year-old Australian lock says Leinster already ‘feels like home’.

# leinster - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s hard to tell between junior and senior guys’: Leinster’s next generation of back rows fitting right in Seamless

‘It’s hard to tell between junior and senior guys’: Leinster’s next generation of back rows fitting right in

Leo Cullen was particularly pleased by Jack Conan’s display after he asked the back row to impose himself on games more .

From The42 No Roger Wilson citing after Leinster’s McGrath summoned ‘out of the blue’ Citings

No Roger Wilson citing after Leinster’s McGrath summoned ‘out of the blue’

The Ulster number eight was involved in an incident with the Leinster loosehead prop.

# leinster - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 ‘We just fell asleep’: Ulster taking harsh lesson of Madigan try on the chin X Factor

‘We just fell asleep’: Ulster taking harsh lesson of Madigan try on the chin

Robbie Diack says the opportunistic try was something he never experienced before and, hopefully, never will again.

# leinster - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From The42 ‘We’ve battled through a difficult period’ — Leinster coach Cullen Brick By Brick

‘We’ve battled through a difficult period’ — Leinster coach Cullen

The forwards coach is pleased with where his side are positioned in domestic and European competitions.

From The42 Connacht and Leinster fans, here’s the highlights of your New Year inter-pro victories Love Thy Neighbour

Connacht and Leinster fans, here’s the highlights of your New Year inter-pro victories

There is no finer way to spend your Saturday night than watching your province beat another province.

From The42 That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster’s win over Ulster Starter For 10

That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster’s win over Ulster

Ulster go back up the M1 licking their wounds while Leinster end the seasonal inter-pros in the playoff places.

From The42 Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster Match Report

Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster

Ian Madigan and Jack Conan tries gave Leinster a convincing inter-pro win.

# leinster - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 Heaslip insisting Leinster ‘in a good space’ as he narrows focus to Ulster threat The Optimist

Heaslip insisting Leinster ‘in a good space’ as he narrows focus to Ulster threat

The Leinster captain is repeating mantras of positivity as Leinster aim to go back to winning ways.

From The42 Te’o and McFadden back for Leinster, Ulster boosted by Ruan return Taped Up

Te’o and McFadden back for Leinster, Ulster boosted by Ruan return

Both coaches have been able to recall the big guns for tomorrow’s inter-pro.

# leinster - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The42 Player-driven attitude adjustment preparing Leinster for another bruising inter-pro Confidence

Player-driven attitude adjustment preparing Leinster for another bruising inter-pro

Head coach Matt O’Connor feels that his side just need to finish off the opportunities they are creating.

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