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# leinster - Friday 4 April, 2014

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.

# leinster - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Score ‘The rivalry is the rivalry and everyone needed to win’ – Leinster’s O’Connor content Victors

‘The rivalry is the rivalry and everyone needed to win’ – Leinster’s O’Connor content

The Australian head coach took great satisfaction in securing a derby win a week out from facing Toulon in the Heineken Cup

From The Score Munster ‘not in a happy place’ but focus shifts immediately to Toulouse Defeated

Munster ‘not in a happy place’ but focus shifts immediately to Toulouse

Head coach Rob Penney was disappointed by the manner in which Leinster enjoyed long periods of possession.

# leinster - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Score Munster hooker Varley: ‘I think we deserved a lot more reward from the scrum’ Disagreement

Munster hooker Varley: ‘I think we deserved a lot more reward from the scrum’

The stand-in captain of the southern province didn’t agree with Alain Rolland’s refereeing in the tight.

From The Score Leinster coach O’Connor confident about O’Driscoll recovery after ‘bang on the neck’ Injuries

Leinster coach O’Connor confident about O’Driscoll recovery after ‘bang on the neck’

The outside centre was replaced in the second half of the province’s 22-18 win over Munster in Dublin.

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

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro12

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as the provincial rivals clashed in a top of the table encounter.

From The Score 4 tactical areas that could prove the difference in the Leinster v Munster derby Tactics Board

4 tactical areas that could prove the difference in the Leinster v Munster derby

The breakdown will be fiercely contested in Dublin this evening, while the set-piece looks as vital as ever.

# leinster - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: This is what it’s like to get smashed by Leinster rugby players Floored

VIDEO: This is what it’s like to get smashed by Leinster rugby players

A braver soul than us takes on the challenge.

From The Score Wilkinson ruled out of Toulon’s clash with Toulouse but should return for Leinster Injury Updates

Wilkinson ruled out of Toulon’s clash with Toulouse but should return for Leinster

Meanwhile, Toulouse have welcomed Yannick Nyanga, Florian Fritz and Yann David back from injury.

From The Score What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster’s Felix Jones explains… Insight

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster’s Felix Jones explains…

Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.

# leinster - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Score Rob Penney: We’ve a long way to go to be as respected as Leinster are Legacy

Rob Penney: We’ve a long way to go to be as respected as Leinster are

The Kiwi head coach has underlined the pride he has in his group of players.

From The Score Front row injuries a concern for Leinster in build up to Munster derby Front Row Union

Front row injuries a concern for Leinster in build up to Munster derby

Cian Healy, Marty Moore, Jack McGrath and Tadhg Furlong all remain doubts for the inter-provincial clash.

From The Score Munster’s O’Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby Breakdown

Munster’s O’Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby

The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.

# leinster - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score Alain Rolland to referee Leinster v Munster after injury to Gaüzère Match Official

Alain Rolland to referee Leinster v Munster after injury to Gaüzère

Both head coaches and the IRFU are in agreement that the 47-year-old is the best man for the job.

From The Score Coughlan out to rectify Munster’s place below Leinster in provincial pecking order Warhorse

Coughlan out to rectify Munster’s place below Leinster in provincial pecking order

The experienced No. 8 says these games are what being a professional player is all about.

# leinster - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Score Simon Zebo: Playing Leinster is like a Heineken Cup final every time Zeebs

Simon Zebo: Playing Leinster is like a Heineken Cup final every time

The Munster wing is excited about the chance to continue his good provincial form on Saturday.

From The Score Munster confirm Donnacha Ryan will not be fit to face Leinster Man Down

Munster confirm Donnacha Ryan will not be fit to face Leinster

The Ireland international picked up a foot injury in the win over Treviso last weekend.

From The Score Frenchman Pascal Gaüzère to referee Leinster v Munster derby Card Happy

Frenchman Pascal Gaüzère to referee Leinster v Munster derby

The LNR match official has not been afraid to flash the cards this season.

From The Score 5 central issues in the build-up to the Leinster v Munster inter-provincial clash Derby

5 central issues in the build-up to the Leinster v Munster inter-provincial clash

Matt O’Connor’s impact on Leinster, Rob Penney operating with freedom and the benefits of Ireland’s success.

# leinster - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre Focus

Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre

Head coach Matt O’Connor has been enthused by the form of some of the province’s less-heralded names.

# leinster - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Score O’Connor says it would be ‘waste of the experience’ for O’Driscoll not to coach Knowledge

O’Connor says it would be ‘waste of the experience’ for O’Driscoll not to coach

Meanwhile, Gordon D’Arcy is expected to renew his contract in the coming weeks.

From The Score Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre Provincial Focus

Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre

Matt O’Connor has included five of Ireland’s Six Nations winners for the encounter with the Italians at the RDS.

# leinster - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The Score 7 talking points from last night’s GAA U21 football championship action Comment

7 talking points from last night’s GAA U21 football championship action

Cork, Tipperary, Cavan, Roscommon and Meath all triumphed last night.

# leinster - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Score As it happened: GAA U21 football championship match tracker Rising Stars

As it happened: GAA U21 football championship match tracker

Get set for a big night of action around the country.

# leinster - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Score The 5 provincial U21 football games on the GAA agenda this week Rising Stars

The 5 provincial U21 football games on the GAA agenda this week

It’s a busy schedule of action in the provinces tomorrow night.

# leinster - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Score 4 of last year’s Leinster U21 winning side in Kildare team to face Offaly tonight Lilywhites

4 of last year’s Leinster U21 winning side in Kildare team to face Offaly tonight

Kildare get this year’s Leinster U21 football campaign underway with a clash against Offaly in Athy at 7.30pm.

From The Score Leinster lose promising duo O’Connell and Hudson to Bristol Transfers

Leinster lose promising duo O’Connell and Hudson to Bristol

The Lansdowne loosehead prop and St. Mary’s winger will leave the province at the end of the season.

# leinster - Friday 28 February, 2014

From The Score It’s an important weekend of Pro12 rugby for… Auditions

It’s an important weekend of Pro12 rugby for…

These are the men who will be hoping to force Joe Schmidt’s hand with excellent performances for their provinces.

From The Score Simon Zebo shifts to fullback in Munster team for Scarlets challenge Positional Switch

Simon Zebo shifts to fullback in Munster team for Scarlets challenge

Meanwhile, Robbie Henshaw is back in the Connacht starting XV after being released from Ireland camp.