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# leinster - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The Score ‘If ROG has your trust, he has your back’: Meet the men who put O’Gara’s life on film The Making Of

‘If ROG has your trust, he has your back’: Meet the men who put O’Gara’s life on film

Four years after they began scrutinising the final chapter of Ronan O’Gara’s career, we caught up with the filmmakers who made ‘ROG’.

# leinster - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From The Score 3 key battles that could be decisive in Connacht v Leinster 3kb

3 key battles that could be decisive in Connacht v Leinster

Two young out-halves, master v apprentice in the centre, and the battle of the opensides.

# leinster - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons to look forward to this weekend’s Pro12 inter-pros Homegrown

5 reasons to look forward to this weekend’s Pro12 inter-pros

With Ulster v Munster tonight and Connacht v Leinster tomorrow, it should be a cracking weekend of action.

From The Score Jack Carty given first Connacht start as Leinster name Heaslip captain Team-sheets

Jack Carty given first Connacht start as Leinster name Heaslip captain

Brian O’Driscoll is back in harness for the Pro12 champions who have named Jordi Murphy at number seven.

# leinster - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Score 23 photos from Dublin’s brilliant football year In Pics

23 photos from Dublin’s brilliant football year

Here are some of the best shots from an unforgettable season for Jim Gavin’s men.

# leinster - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The Score O’Connor satisfied with win courtesy of ‘class act’ Murphy Blue Christmas

O’Connor satisfied with win courtesy of ‘class act’ Murphy

After suffering two defeats on the trot, the Leinster coach was finally able to feel the festive spirit.

From The Score Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by ‘lethargic’ loss to Leinster — Anscombe Inter-pro

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by ‘lethargic’ loss to Leinster — Anscombe

The Kiwi felt compelled to slam his players for the second week running.

From The Score Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied On Your Marks!

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied

Leinster got back to winning ways last night and are well placed in their Pro12 defence.

# leinster - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From The Score Jordi Murphy: ‘Every player loves to get their hands on the ball’ Main Man

Jordi Murphy: ‘Every player loves to get their hands on the ball’

The Leinster No. 8 stood out with his powerful ball carrying in tonight’s win over Ulster.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro12

We were live from the RDS for the second inter-provincial derby of the weekend and a repeat of last season’s league final.

From The Score What would Jamie Heaslip be getting himself into in France? Rumours

What would Jamie Heaslip be getting himself into in France?

We take a look at the lie of the land in Montpellier and Toulon, both rumoured destinations for the Ireland No. 8.

# leinster - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Score 5 reasons to get excited for the festive Pro12 inter-pros Local Derbies

5 reasons to get excited for the festive Pro12 inter-pros

Two cracking games are in store as Connacht take on Munster this evening, and Ulster visit Leinster tomorrow.

# leinster - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Score Munster’s BJ Botha to miss Connacht clash with knee problem Injuries

Munster’s BJ Botha to miss Connacht clash with knee problem

Rob Penney’s squad, like Leinster’s, has been depleted by call-ups to an international camp this week.

From The Score Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture — Easterby Succession Plan

Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture — Easterby

The Leinster manager praised Leinster’s next forwards coach who ‘has been around in the bad times as well’.

# leinster - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From The Score 5 talking points from this weekend’s Pro12 action Mental Strength

5 talking points from this weekend’s Pro12 action

There were three wins from four for the Irish provinces as Leinster’s defeat prevented the clean sweep.

From The Score BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces Money

BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces

The UK-based broadcaster is planning to expand its rugby empire as the battle with Sky continues.

From The Score Snapshot: Cian Healy does a fine job dressing up as Bane Costume

Snapshot: Cian Healy does a fine job dressing up as Bane

The Leinster prop went all out to look like the Dark Knight Rises character.

From The Score Here are the highlights of every Pro12 game played this weekend Tough Going
From The Score Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach Moving Upstairs

Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach

The province’s captain is understood to have agreed a move into the coaching set-up next season.

# leinster - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The Score O’Driscoll retained for Leinster’s Edinburgh trip as Ulster welcome back Wallace Team-sheets

O’Driscoll retained for Leinster’s Edinburgh trip as Ulster welcome back Wallace

The Ulster centre will make his first Pro12 appearance in nine months when Zebre arrive at Ravenhill

# leinster - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: Leinster Women beat Munster to claim interpro title Highlights

VIDEO: Leinster Women beat Munster to claim interpro title

Three converted tries were enough to help the eastern province to beat the reigning champions in Limerick.

# leinster - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The Score Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens Analysis

Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens

Matt O’Connor’s men will be frustrated with their attacking precision and breakdown work.

# leinster - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From The Score Madigan: ‘They showed a week is a long time in rugby’ Turnaround

Madigan: ‘They showed a week is a long time in rugby’

The out-half insists Leinster are ‘still in control of the group’ despite last night’s loss to Northampton.

From The Score 18 great images from an intense Heineken Cup Saturday A Thousand Words This post contains images

18 great images from an intense Heineken Cup Saturday

More magic from Ulster and Munster as Leinster and Connacht were brought down with a bang.

# leinster - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From The Score O’Connor: ‘We were inaccurate off the back of their commitment’ Home Defeat

O’Connor: ‘We were inaccurate off the back of their commitment’

The Leinster coach admitted that his team were second best to the Saints in Dublin this evening.

From The Score As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Heineken Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute in Dublin as Matt O’Connor’s men looked for their fourth consecutive Pool 1 victory.

From The Score Leinster must prove that last weekend was no one-off Preview

Leinster must prove that last weekend was no one-off

Northampton are in Dublin in search of retribution, but Matt O’Connor’s side have the goods to deliver.

# leinster - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Score Three keys battles for Leinster to win against Northampton The Difference

Three keys battles for Leinster to win against Northampton

Attacking fullbacks, physical blindsides and contrasting No. 8s; here are the vital match-ups.

From The Score No changes for Leinster and Ulster, three for Pat Lam’s Connacht Team News

No changes for Leinster and Ulster, three for Pat Lam’s Connacht

The Irish provinces will be hoping for another clean sweep across the Heineken Cup weekend.

From The Score O’Connor: Rob Kearney is a big driver of our environment Key Player

O’Connor: Rob Kearney is a big driver of our environment

The Leinster coach doesn’t think for a second that Northampton will throw in the towel tomorrow in Dublin.

# leinster - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Score Mike Ross: ‘Revenge is a nebulous concept’ Return Leg

Mike Ross: ‘Revenge is a nebulous concept’

Leinster’s tight-head prop feels his team must expect an improved challenge from Northampton this weekend.

From The Score O’Brien and Heaslip ‘need to make a decision’ – O’Connor Negotiations

O’Brien and Heaslip ‘need to make a decision’ – O’Connor

The Leinster back row pairing’s futures remain unresolved as the IRFU attempts to beat off the advances of Top 14 clubs.

From The Score Cian Healy to miss eight weeks after ankle surgery Injury Update

Cian Healy to miss eight weeks after ankle surgery

The Ireland prop will be in a race against time to recover for the 2014 Six Nations.

# leinster - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The Score Analysis: Leinster’s accuracy returns to blitz the Saints Analysis

Analysis: Leinster’s accuracy returns to blitz the Saints

Matt O’Connor’s men gave their most complete performance of the season, encouragingly for the future.

# leinster - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Score Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend Dream Team

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

We’ve taken on the demanding task of picking out Ireland’s best after a wonderful weekend in Europe.

# leinster - Sunday 8 December, 2013

From The Score 5 talking points from this weekend’s Heineken Cup action Clean Sweep

5 talking points from this weekend’s Heineken Cup action

There were four magnificent wins for Connacht, Ulster, Leinster and Munster in Europe over the last two days.

From The Score VIDEO: Watch Brian O’Driscoll’s magical between the legs pass Genius

VIDEO: Watch Brian O’Driscoll’s magical between the legs pass

The Leinster centre pulled off this moment of sublime skill against Northampton in the Heineken Cup last night.

# leinster - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll: ‘I love playing for this team’ BOD

Brian O’Driscoll: ‘I love playing for this team’

The legendary centre was named man of the match for his part in Leinster’s 40-7 win over Northampton.

From The Score As it happened: Northampton v Leinster, Heineken Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Northampton v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Matt O’Connor’s men demolished the Saints to secure an away win in Pool 1 of the Heineken Cup.

# leinster - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Score Three key battles Leinster must win to beat Northampton Breaking The Lawes

Three key battles Leinster must win to beat Northampton

Saints have been weakened, but don’t tell that to George North or Courtney Lawes.