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# leinster - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From The42 Cullen delighted with composure and clinical finishing of youthful Leinster side Easy Pickings

Cullen delighted with composure and clinical finishing of youthful Leinster side

The head coach also praised the way Ross Byrne steered his team around on his first European start.

# leinster - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The42 Shoddy Saints hit for 60 as 9-try Leinster tighten grip on Champions Cup pool Gift Wrapped

Shoddy Saints hit for 60 as 9-try Leinster tighten grip on Champions Cup pool

Northampton rested big names for the trip to Dublin and took a festive pounding.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Champions Cup

We were at the Aviva Stadium for the Pool 4 clash.

From The42 Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints Champions Cup

Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints

The embattled Jim Mallinder has left his big name forwards at home.

# leinster - Friday 16 December, 2016

From The42 Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks News At 10

Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks

Jonathan Sexton meanwhile continues to show promising signs in his hamstring rehab.

# leinster - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From The42 'I played 9 for a bit': JVDF studying to fill any gap for Leinster 7 Out Of 10

'I played 9 for a bit': JVDF studying to fill any gap for Leinster

The ever-ready openside is willing to slot in anywhere in Leo Cullen’s side… anywhere!

# leinster - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 'We lost focus': Lesson of 2013 and lure of home quarter final driving Leinster Not Again

'We lost focus': Lesson of 2013 and lure of home quarter final driving Leinster

Sean Cronin was one of the starters when Northampton claimed a win in the Aviva three years ago, but things have changed for both sides.

# leinster - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Connolly with St Vincent's - football quality, speed of thought and fear for opponents Expert View

Analysis: Connolly with St Vincent's - football quality, speed of thought and fear for opponents

The42′s columnist Rob Carroll takes a closer look at yesterday’s Leinster club final.

# leinster - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From The42 A third Leinster title in four years for Dublin's St Vincent's as Offaly's Rhode fall short again Super Vins

A third Leinster title in four years for Dublin's St Vincent's as Offaly's Rhode fall short again

Diarmuid Connolly struck the only goal of the game in Portlaoise.

From The42 As It Happened: St Vincent's v Rhode, Leinster senior club football final Gaelic Football

As It Happened: St Vincent's v Rhode, Leinster senior club football final

O’Moore Park hosted today’s clash between the Dublin and Offaly champions

# leinster - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From The42 Lee Chin stars as Leinster squeeze through to hurling inter-provincial final Narrow Win

Lee Chin stars as Leinster squeeze through to hurling inter-provincial final

Leinster survive, despite the loss of Kilkenny star Colin Fennelly to a red card.

From The42 'I've never seen him before in my life:' Tadhg Furlong laughs off bizarre interruption to his post-match interview Pure Wexford Beef

'I've never seen him before in my life:' Tadhg Furlong laughs off bizarre interruption to his post-match interview

Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong was joined by a surprise guest in his man-of-the-match interview.

From The42 'I don't buy into the idea that training is harder now than it used to be' - Doyle Positive Push

'I don't buy into the idea that training is harder now than it used to be' - Doyle

The Kildare legend thinks there is far too much negativity around the game these days.

# leinster - Friday 9 December, 2016

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

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Leinster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen’s men went to Franklin’s Gardens looking for a win.

From The42 Cullen 'hopeful' that Heaslip will remain at Leinster and Ireland Leinster

Cullen 'hopeful' that Heaslip will remain at Leinster and Ireland

The number eight has suggested he is open to moving on at the end of the season.

From The42 'Every point counts' as Leinster take aim at JJ Hanrahan and Saints Champions Cup

'Every point counts' as Leinster take aim at JJ Hanrahan and Saints

Pool 4 is extremely tight as it kicks off the pivotal Champions Cup back-to-backs.

# leinster - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 'I'm giving thought to everywhere': Move abroad still among options for Jamie Heaslip Negotiation

'I'm giving thought to everywhere': Move abroad still among options for Jamie Heaslip

“I’ve travelled a lot of my life. I’m an army brat and I’ve lived abroad plenty.”

From The42 'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again Back In Action

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

From The42 Leinster hope to have Sexton back in harness for Christmas inter-pros Hamstrung

Leinster hope to have Sexton back in harness for Christmas inter-pros

Head coach Leo Cullen well get a full report on Sexton’s progress in Santry tomorrow.

# leinster - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The42 All the highlights from a perfect weekend for the Irish sides in the Guinness Pro12 Best Bits This post contains videos

All the highlights from a perfect weekend for the Irish sides in the Guinness Pro12

The four provinces were victorious before turning their attentions to European action this weekend.

# leinster - Monday 5 December, 2016

From The42 Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery Injury News

Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery

Meanwhile, senior coach Stuart Lancaster is confident Sean O’Brien will be fit for Friday’s trip to Northampton.

# leinster - Sunday 4 December, 2016

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 - Saturday 3 December, 2016

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.