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# leinster - Saturday 19 December, 2015

From The42 Leinster lose in Europe again as Toulon rumble to second-half comeback Four From Four

Leinster lose in Europe again as Toulon rumble to second-half comeback

Leo Cullen’s men have now lost all four of their pool fixtures in the Champions Cup.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Toulon, Champions Cup

Leinster fall to fourth straight loss in competition despite improved first-half performance.

From The42 Toulon back to where it all began Big Bad Wolves

Toulon back to where it all began

A little over two years and seven months to the day, Bernard Laporte returns to the scene of a pivotal crowning moment.

# leinster - Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Here’s when your province’s rescheduled fixtures have been set for Fixture Congestion

Here’s when your province’s rescheduled fixtures have been set for

Four out of five Six Nations weekends will now have a Pro12 sideshow.

# leinster - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The42 ‘We’ve to create a culture where it’s the norm to be honest about concussion’ — Kevin McLaughlin All In The Head

‘We’ve to create a culture where it’s the norm to be honest about concussion’ — Kevin McLaughlin

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

# leinster - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

From The42 Cian Healy cited over ‘striking with his knee’ against Toulon Citing

Cian Healy cited over ‘striking with his knee’ against Toulon

The Leinster prop faces a disciplinary hearing on Thursday.

From The42 Rob Kearney: Win over Toulon can ‘give people a reason to be excited about Leinster again’ Aviva Dream

Rob Kearney: Win over Toulon can ‘give people a reason to be excited about Leinster again’

The fullback is realistic about Leinster’s slim chance of qualifying from Pool 5.

# leinster - Sunday 13 December, 2015

From The42 Leinster unable to upset off colour Toulon to remain winless in Europe Over And Out

Leinster unable to upset off colour Toulon to remain winless in Europe

Steffon Armitage crashed over for two tries to give the defending champions their first win.

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

As it happened: Toulon v Leinster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as two three-time champs went head-to-head in the south of France.

# leinster - Friday 11 December, 2015

From The42 Rob Kearney starts at full back as Leinster prepare for testing Toulon trip Allez Les Bleus

Rob Kearney starts at full back as Leinster prepare for testing Toulon trip

It’s a clash with the European champs this Sunday afternoon.

From The42 Horgan calls for ‘world class’ Fitzgerald to get more game time in midfield Central Issue

Horgan calls for ‘world class’ Fitzgerald to get more game time in midfield

Versatile back can form a potent combination with Ben Te’o if given the opportunity, former Leinster player believes.

From The42 Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession Game Plan

Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession

Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.

# leinster - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From The42 Leinster backed into a corner, but intent on roaring out in Toulon Physicality First

Leinster backed into a corner, but intent on roaring out in Toulon

The province are taking lessons from old friends and their extra-time loss to Toulon in a bid to avoid a very early exit from Europe.

# leinster - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

From The42 Mike Ross on Connacht link: ‘I’d never rule it out’ Cornerstone

Mike Ross on Connacht link: ‘I’d never rule it out’

The veteran tighthead is confident that he has another season at the highest level in him.

Sean O’Brien seeing a specialist today in the hope of clearing up inner ear issue

The Tullow Tank’s unusual injury has persisted and a poor prognosis could impact Joe Schmidt’s plans for the Six Nations.

From The42 Ben Te’o: ‘I’m really enjoying rugby union and I probably want to stick around’ In Demand

Ben Te’o: ‘I’m really enjoying rugby union and I probably want to stick around’

However, that doesn’t necessarily mean the Kiwi will choose to extend his time in Leinster.

# leinster - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From The42 Leinster’s game with Glasgow is OFF as Storm Desmond plays havoc with this weekend’s sport Weather Warning

Leinster’s game with Glasgow is OFF as Storm Desmond plays havoc with this weekend’s sport

A number of sporting events have already been cancelled.

From The42 Here’s why Leinster’s game with Glasgow was called off today Waterworks

Here’s why Leinster’s game with Glasgow was called off today

That’s a lot of surface water.

# leinster - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 No Sexton, but Kearney is back – Leinster change 8 for Glasgow trip Team News

No Sexton, but Kearney is back – Leinster change 8 for Glasgow trip

Leo Cullen’s side looking to make it five-in-a-row in the Pro12.

# leinster - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From The42 Attacking efficiency in the 22 the next step for Leinster — Dempsey Back It Up

Attacking efficiency in the 22 the next step for Leinster — Dempsey

Meanwhile, Sean O’Brien is being treated for an inner ear problem.

# leinster - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The42 ‘We can have harsh words with each other without damaging confidence’ — Eoin Reddan Building

‘We can have harsh words with each other without damaging confidence’ — Eoin Reddan

A win over Ulster isn’t enough to satisfy Leinster’s players as they seek an upturn in form before heading back into Europe.

From The42 Kearney ‘itching’ to play while Sexton nurses a blow to his back Walking Wounded

Kearney ‘itching’ to play while Sexton nurses a blow to his back

Plus, Leinster say the injuries to both Noel Reid and Luke McGrath are not as serious as first feared.

From The42 Toulon kick-started their season for real with an emphatic trouncing of Clermont (in Clermont) Business Trip This post contains videos

Toulon kick-started their season for real with an emphatic trouncing of Clermont (in Clermont)

Stade Michelin is used to thrashings going the way of the home team.

# leinster - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The42 Nick Williams flattened Rhys Ruddock with this massive hand-off Sit Down This post contains videos

# leinster - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Guinness Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Guinness Pro12

The first of the weekend’s inter-provincial clashes was down for decision.

From The42 Rob Kearney has been ruled out of tonight’s Leinster match Robbed

Rob Kearney has been ruled out of tonight’s Leinster match

Isa Nacewa starts at full-back instead against Ulster.

# leinster - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From The42 Pienaar set to win his 100th cap against Leinster Team News

Pienaar set to win his 100th cap against Leinster

The northern province will blood four new faces for the clash with Leinster.

From The42 Rob Kearney back for Leinster as they prepare for Ulster clash Changes

Rob Kearney back for Leinster as they prepare for Ulster clash

Leo Cullen has also made another change to the half-back line.

# leinster - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 ‘I’ll have to see what’s best for my career’ – Henshaw addresses talk of Connacht exit Centre Stage

‘I’ll have to see what’s best for my career’ – Henshaw addresses talk of Connacht exit

The Ireland centre is ‘not ruling out’ a move to Leinster.

# leinster - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From The42 Leinster in dire European trouble as Ford’s penalty fires Bath to victory Beaten

Leinster in dire European trouble as Ford’s penalty fires Bath to victory

The Irish province have two defeats in two games in the Champions Cup.

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

As it happened: Bath v Leinster, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s men were looking to save their European season at The Rec.

From The42 Leinster vow to put in more than just improved performance with season on the line Beat Bath

Leinster vow to put in more than just improved performance with season on the line

‘We’re good enough to go out and win every game’.

# leinster - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The42 No place for Reddan but Leinster welcome back injured trio ahead of Bath clash Team News

No place for Reddan but Leinster welcome back injured trio ahead of Bath clash

However, Mike McCarthy, Richardt Strauss and Sean O’Brien all miss out.

# leinster - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s about dusting ourselves off, showing what we’re about’: Cullen confident of Leinster improvement Season-defining

‘It’s about dusting ourselves off, showing what we’re about’: Cullen confident of Leinster improvement

Leinster’s head coach looked beyond the 33 – 6 scoreline to find numbers that show his team is on the right track.

From The42 Leinster back row Conan ruled out for up to 10 weeks Under The Knife

Leinster back row Conan ruled out for up to 10 weeks

The number eight broke a bone in his foot in training this week.

# leinster - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From The42 Leinster’s fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training Injury Update

Leinster’s fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training

Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.

From The42 ‘Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey’: Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton Uphill Battle

‘Probably the worst day most of us have had in a Leinster jersey’: Wasps defeat still stings Johnny Sexton

The out-half remains frustrated as he felt Leinster were in control of Sunday’s Pool 5 clash… until they weren’t.

# leinster - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The42 Dublin’s Cuala overcome Kilkenny champions to book Leinster final spot Capital Gains

Dublin’s Cuala overcome Kilkenny champions to book Leinster final spot

Goals win games was the motto for Cuala today.

From The42 Leinster ‘have a mountain to climb’ after home walloping, admits Leo Cullen Badly Stung

Leinster ‘have a mountain to climb’ after home walloping, admits Leo Cullen

Leinster head to Bath and Toulon in their next two European outings.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Wasps, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen took Leinster in to the Champions Cup’s pool of death.