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# leinster - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Technology plays a big part in Leinster’s day-to-day life Training

VIDEO: Technology plays a big part in Leinster’s day-to-day life

The province’s players and backroom staff explain how tablets are used to supplement their training schedule.

# leinster - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Score O’Connor excited by playmaking potential of Leinster centre Noel Reid Distribution

O’Connor excited by playmaking potential of Leinster centre Noel Reid

The 23-year-old delivered an excellent attacking display in the nine-try hammering of Treviso yesterday.

# leinster - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score Nine-try rout of Treviso gets O’Connor’s Leinster back to winning ways Back On Track

Nine-try rout of Treviso gets O’Connor’s Leinster back to winning ways

Noel Reid spearheaded an impressive attacking performance by the Pro12 leaders.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Treviso, Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Matt O’Connor’s side looked to get back to winning ways at a sunny RDS.

From The Score Healy: ‘There’s a lot of satisfaction in being able to lift a lot of weight’ Gains

Healy: ‘There’s a lot of satisfaction in being able to lift a lot of weight’

The Leinster and Ireland prop discusses how his gym work transfers into scrummaging power on the pitch.

From The Score Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster Pressure

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster

After two consecutive losses, nothing but a win will do for Leinster tonight.

# leinster - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Score New Zealand trip helpful in Leo Cullen’s development as a coach — Gibbes Forward Thinking

New Zealand trip helpful in Leo Cullen’s development as a coach — Gibbes

The Leinster captain took time out during the Six Nations to go on a fact-finding mission in the southern hemisphere.

From The Score O’Driscoll returns at 13 for Leinster as Ulster bring back Cave Team News

O’Driscoll returns at 13 for Leinster as Ulster bring back Cave

Jimmy Gopperth continues at out-half for Matt O’Connor’s side, while Mark Anscombe has recalled Tom Court and Sean Doyle.

From The Score ‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster Powerhouse

‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster

The explosive No. 8 believes the northern province can make up for Heineken Cup disappointment in the Pro12.

# leinster - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Score ‘I don’t think we’re in dire straits’ – Leinster’s Isaac Boss Work Ons

‘I don’t think we’re in dire straits’ – Leinster’s Isaac Boss

The defeats against Toulon and the Ospreys were partly down to inaccuracy and indiscipline, says the scrum-half

# leinster - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score Kilkenny man Peter Lydon leaving Stade Français for London Scottish Irish Abroad

Kilkenny man Peter Lydon leaving Stade Français for London Scottish

The 21-year-old will be playing his rugby in the English Championship next season.

From The Score Pro12 title and Argentina tour now the targets for Leinster’s Mike McCarthy Moving On

Pro12 title and Argentina tour now the targets for Leinster’s Mike McCarthy

The Ireland international lock is enjoying working under Matt O’Connor with his province.

# leinster - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score Leinster edged out by the Ospreys as Biggar’s kicking makes the difference Frustration

Leinster edged out by the Ospreys as Biggar’s kicking makes the difference

Cian Healy led the fightback for Matt O’Connor’s side, but they came up short due to a lack of precision.

# leinster - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Score Seven changes for Leinster as they look to bounce back against Ospreys Welsh Trip

Seven changes for Leinster as they look to bounce back against Ospreys

Head coach Matt O’Connor has shifted Gordon D’Arcy out to the 13 shirt as Noel Reid comes into the team.

From The Score VIDEO: A slick reminder that the grassroots game is the heartbeat of Irish rugby OurClubOurProvince

VIDEO: A slick reminder that the grassroots game is the heartbeat of Irish rugby

Leinster rugby have produced some inspiring footage that may get you down to a local rugby club this weekend.

# leinster - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Leinster’s game plan comes up short against Toulon’s extreme power Analysis

Analysis: Leinster’s game plan comes up short against Toulon’s extreme power

Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

From The Score Westmeath’s Conor Gilsenan agrees move to London Irish Exiles

Westmeath’s Conor Gilsenan agrees move to London Irish

The Leinster academy back row is currently on loan with Connacht.

# leinster - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Score Leinster back to basics after ‘wake-up call’ against Toulon Pro12

Leinster back to basics after ‘wake-up call’ against Toulon

Head coach Matt O’Connor is keen that his side learn the lessons of their sub-par display in France.

From The Score Positive news on McFadden knee injury, but winger still facing weeks on the sideline Injury Update

Positive news on McFadden knee injury, but winger still facing weeks on the sideline

The winger has strained his medial ligaments, but head coach Matt O’Connor insists he’ll return before the end of the season.

# leinster - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Score The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend Numbers Game

The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend

Leinster’s missed tackles, Munster’s rucking efficiency and Ulster’s share of possession all feature.

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Reaction

Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

We’ve taken a look at L’Équipe, Midi Olympique and Rugbyrama to discover the alternative viewpoint on the action.

From The Score 5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Then There Were 4

5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

It was a rollercoaster weekend of rugby with plenty of ups in Thomond Park.

# leinster - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score ‘We let ourselves down’: Leinster left to bemoan absent accuracy in Toulon Reaction

‘We let ourselves down’: Leinster left to bemoan absent accuracy in Toulon

Jamie Heaslip said the loss is hard to take, but admits that Toulon were better in most facets of the game.

From The Score O’Driscoll ends European odyssey in disappointment as Toulon prove too tough for Leinster Report

O’Driscoll ends European odyssey in disappointment as Toulon prove too tough for Leinster

The reigning champions always looked to be a step ahead of their predecessors today.

From The Score As it happened: Toulon v Leinster, Heineken Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Toulon v Leinster, Heineken Cup quarter-final

Can Leinster bring a Heineken Cup semi-final to Dublin? Or will Munster have to head to Marseille.

From The Score ‘We know what it takes’: Heaslip hoping to join Munster in semis with victory in Toulon Last Eight

‘We know what it takes’: Heaslip hoping to join Munster in semis with victory in Toulon

Leinster will have to topple the reigning champions to maintain an interest in the Heineken Cup.

# leinster - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead Le Rugby

Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead

We’ve taken a look at the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Rugbyrama to see what the other side are talking about.

From The Score Leinster go for Jimmy Gopperth at out-half ahead of difficult trip to Toulon HCup

Leinster go for Jimmy Gopperth at out-half ahead of difficult trip to Toulon

Meanwhile, Cian Healy, Rhys Ruddock and Dave Kearney are all fit to start at Stade Mayol.

From The Score Ireland U18 Clubs name promising squad to travel to Three Nations Tournament Talent

Ireland U18 Clubs name promising squad to travel to Three Nations Tournament

Leinster have 10 players included in the squad, with Munster providing six, Ulster two and Connacht just one.

From The Score O’Connor giving nothing away as Toulon tussle looms large Pokerface

O’Connor giving nothing away as Toulon tussle looms large

The Leinster head coach has recent experience of taking on the European champions.

# leinster - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score ‘I could play them today’: Heaslip raring to go up against Toulon Chapeau

‘I could play them today’: Heaslip raring to go up against Toulon

The number eight can’t get enough of the business end of the season.

From The Score Wilkinson and Castro return as Toulon name 27-man group to face Leinster HCup

Wilkinson and Castro return as Toulon name 27-man group to face Leinster

Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams have failed to recover from injury in time for the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

From The Score High-intensity attack and Reddan’s influence can sway Toulon tie in Leinster’s favour View From France

High-intensity attack and Reddan’s influence can sway Toulon tie in Leinster’s favour

Grenoble skills coach and former Munster scrum-half Mike Prendergast talks us through winning at Stade Mayol.

# leinster - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Leinster’s best may not be good enough in Toulon, admits Eoin Reddan Honest Eoin

Leinster’s best may not be good enough in Toulon, admits Eoin Reddan

‘It’s hard to put a decent spin on it,’ says the experienced scrum-half.

From The Score ‘Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?’ – Penney’s pride in Munster scrum HCup

‘Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?’ – Penney’s pride in Munster scrum

The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.

# leinster - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll back in full training while Leinster’s front row concerns subside Encouragement

Brian O’Driscoll back in full training while Leinster’s front row concerns subside

The eastern province has issued a clean bill of health ahead of the Toulon clash.

From The Score Game management key if Leinster are to overthrow Toulon Kicking On

Game management key if Leinster are to overthrow Toulon

“If we kick badly to these guys they will really hurt you,” says Leinster and Ireland coach Richie Murphy.

# leinster - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score Toulon president cancels rugby friendly after Beziers vote National Front Political Football

Toulon president cancels rugby friendly after Beziers vote National Front

Mourad Boudjellal has more than Leinster on his mind this week.

From The Score O’Driscoll, Healy and McGrath will be ready to go when Leinster visit Toulon H Cup

O’Driscoll, Healy and McGrath will be ready to go when Leinster visit Toulon

The trio have modified training loads early this week, but will be fit and ready for Sunday’s clash with the champions.

From The Score Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse’s visit to Munster Injuries

Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse’s visit to Munster

The powerful pair of forwards were withdrawn during their side’s 32-28 defeat to Toulon on Saturday.

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