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# leinster - Today’s News

From The42 Chris Shields puts Gary Neville back in his box - it's sporting tweets of the week Tweet Elite

Chris Shields puts Gary Neville back in his box - it's sporting tweets of the week

Here’s how the last seven days played out in 140 characters or less.

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape' Protection

Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape'

The eastern province face the Dragons at the RDS tonight without their first-choice out-half.

# leinster - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The42 Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons Young Fresh And New

Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons

The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.

From The42 Tracy hungry to emulate Rory Best's set-piece power Love To Scrum

Tracy hungry to emulate Rory Best's set-piece power

With a little help from a lamp-post.

# leinster - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Johnny struggles to let 6 hours go without thinking about rugby': Nacewa backs Sexton to power on at Leinster

If Sexton does end up being sidelined, the Leinster captain is confident Joey Carbery can steer the team in Europe.

# leinster - Monday 28 November, 2016

From The42 Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley 12 County Army

Tadhg Furlong 'an inspiration to the country folk' and Leinster team-mate Dooley

The Offaly loosehead says the rising star of Ireland’s front row has put himself in Lions contention.

From The42 'We'll look at all the data': Leinster willing to discuss period of rest for Sexton Hamstrung

'We'll look at all the data': Leinster willing to discuss period of rest for Sexton

The province’s medical team are hoping to clear Robbie Henshaw to return to running very soon.

# leinster - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From The42 'We made it difficult for ourselves': Cullen urges young Leinster side to get smart Pro12

'We made it difficult for ourselves': Cullen urges young Leinster side to get smart

‘When you play someone in the air you need to understand the consequences.’

# leinster - Friday 25 November, 2016

14-man Leinster rally late on to earn unlikely bonus point in thrilling encounter against Scarlets

Barry Daly saw red as Leinster tasted defeat in Wales.

# leinster - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The42 St Vincent's overcome Connolly black card to reach Leinster semi-final as Diamond shines Vinnies March On

St Vincent's overcome Connolly black card to reach Leinster semi-final as Diamond shines

The Dublin champions saw off Palatine this afternoon.

# leinster - Friday 11 November, 2016

From The42 Who do you think should be the Leinster footballer and hurler of the year? Stars Of The Show

Who do you think should be the Leinster footballer and hurler of the year?

The winners will be announced by the Leinster Council early next month.

# leinster - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 'Rugby players are seen as macho, but we're all human': Ireland's Jack McGrath on opening up Sponsored By Aware

'Rugby players are seen as macho, but we're all human': Ireland's Jack McGrath on opening up

The Leinster and Ireland player describes his journey with mental health.

# leinster - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Adam Byrne shines as Leinster power past Zebre to return to the top of the Pro12 Italian Job Done

Adam Byrne shines as Leinster power past Zebre to return to the top of the Pro12

Meanwhile, Ireland 7s captain Tom Daly had a debut to remember.

# leinster - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 Missed the Pro12 inter-pros this weekend? All the best bits are right here Tricks And Treats This post contains videos

Missed the Pro12 inter-pros this weekend? All the best bits are right here

It was a good weekend for the eastern and southern provinces.

# leinster - Saturday 29 October, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12 Updates

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12

We followed the action live as Leinster welcomed the Guinness Pro12 champions to the RDS.

From The42 'In the final we sat off and watched Connacht play': New cast for renewal of Leinster-Connacht rivalry East Meets West

'In the final we sat off and watched Connacht play': New cast for renewal of Leinster-Connacht rivalry

Connacht have won the last two meetings between the sides, but it’s whole new ball game in the RDS.

# leinster - Friday 28 October, 2016

'He's gassing past us in training!' Healy backs fired-up Mike Ross to see more Ireland action

“He was accepting, but pretty pissed off,” Cian Healy said of his long-term front row partner.

From The42 Nacewa is the only back to retain his place as Leinster prepare for Connacht Changes

Nacewa is the only back to retain his place as Leinster prepare for Connacht

Leo Cullen’s side hope to get back on track as they face the reigning PRO12 champions.

From The42 RDS still a hoodoo to be broken for Pro12 champions Connacht Eastbound

RDS still a hoodoo to be broken for Pro12 champions Connacht

Leinster have felt the full force of Connacht in Galway and Edinburgh, but hold a proud record on home turf.

# leinster - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From The42 €20k 'top-up' to help Galway as Leinster still say no to home hurling games out west Home Comforts

€20k 'top-up' to help Galway as Leinster still say no to home hurling games out west

The Tribesmen haven’t held a home game since joining Leinster in 2009.

From The42 Farrell input can help Ireland take historic win over All Blacks - Lancaster The Optimist

Farrell input can help Ireland take historic win over All Blacks - Lancaster

And belief, lots of belief, says the man who beat the world champions in 2012.

# leinster - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'I didn't feel too off the pace': Another game and Sean O'Brien will be ready for November

After 80 minutes over two weekends, the Tullow Tank is almost ready to roll again.

From The42 'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster Starter For 10

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

# leinster - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The42 Nacewa: Ringrose's rate of improvement 'surprises me every week' The Time Is Now

Nacewa: Ringrose's rate of improvement 'surprises me every week'

“Garry’s getting better every week and it’s exciting to watch.”

# leinster - Sunday 23 October, 2016

From The42 'At the Captain's Run I just started slotting them': Nacewa happy to take kicking pressure off Sexton Teed Up

'At the Captain's Run I just started slotting them': Nacewa happy to take kicking pressure off Sexton

The Aucklander kicked four from four in Montpellier today with Sexton taking a back seat.

From The42 Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal Tactical Switch

Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal

Head coach Leo Cullen says the pair were ‘pissed off’ to be removed before the second half.

From The42 Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France Digging Deep

Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France

The eastern province were made to cling on for long stretches, but travel home with a losing bonus point.

From The42 Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat Moving Mountain

Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat

However, the eastern province finished strong to claim a losing bonus point.

From The42 As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

Could Leo Cullen’s men make it two from two in Pool 4?

# leinster - Friday 21 October, 2016

From The42 Tomás O'Leary on Montpellier bench for Leinster's Champions Cup visit Irish Abroad

Tomás O'Leary on Montpellier bench for Leinster's Champions Cup visit

The 32-year-old was snapped up by the French club on loan this week.

# leinster - Sunday 16 October, 2016

From The42 Watch: Highlights of Leinster's bonus-point winning start to the European Champions Cup Castres Aside This post contains videos

Watch: Highlights of Leinster's bonus-point winning start to the European Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s men were too good for Castres at the RDS.

# leinster - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Castres Olympique Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Leinster v Castres Olympique

Leo Cullen’s side get their Champions Cup under way at the RDS.

# leinster - Friday 14 October, 2016

From The42 No European return but Sean O'Brien to play first game since Six Nations tomorrow Return

No European return but Sean O'Brien to play first game since Six Nations tomorrow

The Leinster flanker hasn’t had game-time since sustaining a hamstring injury in February.

# leinster - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster Red Mist

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster

A disciplinary committee will convene on Wednesday to judge the incident involving the prop and Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park.

# leinster - Friday 7 October, 2016

From The42 O'Mahony starts as captain as Munster make 5 changes for Leinster showdown Red Army

O'Mahony starts as captain as Munster make 5 changes for Leinster showdown

The Ireland flanker starts a game for Munster for the first time since injuring his knee over a year ago.

# leinster - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The42 Peter O'Mahony willing to be patient to return to peak of his powers Calm Comeback

Peter O'Mahony willing to be patient to return to peak of his powers

‘Speaking to a lot of fellas about the ACL, it can take two years to feel normal again’.

From The42 'He’s always been a great athlete': Howlett backs Sweetnam to make a mark at Test level Express Yourself

'He’s always been a great athlete': Howlett backs Sweetnam to make a mark at Test level

The All Black great believes the former Cork hurler is getting better with every rugby game.

# leinster - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From The42 'You try and have the same intensity every week, but there's something special about these games' Inter-pro

'You try and have the same intensity every week, but there's something special about these games'

The hard-fought win in Cardiff has strengthened Leinster’s confidence, but nothing compares to the prospect of taking on Munster.

# leinster - Monday 3 October, 2016

From The42 Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend Relive It This post contains videos

Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend

That, plus a vital first win for Connacht and late drama for Ulster and Leinster.

From The42 Stuart Lancaster leans on 6 Nations experience in preparation for first taste of Leinster v Munster Baptism

Stuart Lancaster leans on 6 Nations experience in preparation for first taste of Leinster v Munster

The ex-England boss believes fixtures like these are the closest thing to international rugby.

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