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#Blue Magic

# blue-magic - Saturday 12 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro14 final From The42
Live Sep 12th 2020, 6:35 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro14 final

# blue-magic - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bleak midweek wins, Bridgend embarrassment and how Leinster's streak was undone in '02
# Trend-Setters
From The42
# Trend-Setters

Bleak midweek wins, Bridgend embarrassment and how Leinster's streak was undone in '02

Jan 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 17,675 Views 5 Comments

Champagne rugby, served with unappetising sides.

# blue-magic - Saturday 30 March, 2019

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Champions Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Mar 30th 2019, 4:48 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Champions Cup quarter-final

# blue-magic - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Sexton braced for 'special and tough' clash with former club Racing in Champions Cup final
# Bilbao Bound
From The42
# Bilbao Bound

Sexton braced for 'special and tough' clash with former club Racing in Champions Cup final

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:20 PM 7,873 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster playmaker spent two years with Racing after helping Leinster win the Pro12 and Challenge Cup in 2013.

# blue-magic - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'A red card distorts it a bit, but it was pleasing in the first 20 minutes' -- Cullen
# Rhythm And Blues
From The42
# Rhythm And Blues

'A red card distorts it a bit, but it was pleasing in the first 20 minutes' -- Cullen

Jan 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,197 Views 24 Comments

Leo Cullen refused to waste much time patting his team on the back after their eight-try thrashing of Montpellier.

# blue-magic - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Toure's brilliant strike caps wonderful City display as they take huge stride towards last-eight
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Toure's brilliant strike caps wonderful City display as they take huge stride towards last-eight

Feb 24th 2016, 10:17 PM 8,085 Views 9 Comments

Sergio Aguero and David Silva were also on the mark as Manuel Pellegrini’s side beat Dynamo 3-1 in Kiev.

# blue-magic - Monday 28 December, 2015

Half-term report: No papering over Leinster's 0% Champions Cup campaign
# Feeling Blue
From The42
# Feeling Blue

Half-term report: No papering over Leinster's 0% Champions Cup campaign

Dec 28th 2015, 9:30 AM 7,454 Views 10 Comments

There were a few positives from the early portion of Leinster’s season.

# blue-magic - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

5 reasons to believe Leinster will beat Toulon this weekend
# Against The Grain
From The42
# Against The Grain

5 reasons to believe Leinster will beat Toulon this weekend

Apr 15th 2015, 5:28 PM 7,767 Views 21 Comments

Call us crazy, but we expect the three-time champs to make this a contest.

# blue-magic - Monday 2 February, 2015

'People in Ireland love giving out': O'Brien has his say on 'unfair' criticism of Leinster
# Load Of Sh**e
From The42
# Load Of Sh**e

'People in Ireland love giving out': O'Brien has his say on 'unfair' criticism of Leinster

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:06 AM 7,860 Views 14 Comments

The flanker thinks it’s “a load of shite” that Matt O’Connor has been the target of so much flak.

# blue-magic - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:39 PM 14,518 Views 31 Comments

Ian Madigan and Jack Conan tries gave Leinster a convincing inter-pro win.

# blue-magic - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Half term report: Leinster doing just enough to stay in the hunt
# Blue Order
From The42
# Blue Order

Half term report: Leinster doing just enough to stay in the hunt

Dec 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 4,699 Views 15 Comments

It’s function over fashion around the RDS these days.

# blue-magic - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Madigan kicks 21 points to help Leinster overcome stubborn Castres
# Mads' 7
From The42
# Mads' 7

Madigan kicks 21 points to help Leinster overcome stubborn Castres

Oct 26th 2014, 2:56 PM 8,455 Views 24 Comments

The centre kicked seven penalties to bring his side a second win from two European outings this season.

# blue-magic - Friday 30 May, 2014

Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant
# BYE BYE BOD
From The42
# BYE BYE BOD

Tricks, tackles and more than a few tries: Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll tribute is absolutely brilliant

May 30th 2014, 3:32 PM 8,382 Views 11 Comments

There’s enough BOD magic in here to make even the stoniest of hearts turn to mush.

# blue-magic - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights
# Recap
From The42
# Recap

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

It wasn’t just Ireland that witnessed full-blooded derbies this week.

# blue-magic - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied
# On Your Marks!
From The42
# On Your Marks!

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied

Dec 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,242 Views 0 Comments

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

# blue-magic - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes
# Blindsided
From The42
# Blindsided

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

Sep 28th 2013, 11:44 AM 1,871 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.

# blue-magic - Friday 23 August, 2013

Ulster opener 'all about attitude' for Matt O'Connor
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Ulster opener 'all about attitude' for Matt O'Connor

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:34 AM 1,526 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s about making sure the guys know the system, with and without the ball, and they bring the attitude.’

# blue-magic - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Pro12: Sexton provides the spark as Leinster maul ‘zebras’
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Pro12: Sexton provides the spark as Leinster maul ‘zebras’

Apr 21st 2013, 4:49 PM 6,896 Views 6 Comments

The returning outhalf was at the centre of the Blues’ best moves against Zebre.

# blue-magic - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Shane Horgan: There were about 300 people at my 1st Leinster game
# Shaggy
From The42
# Shaggy

Shane Horgan: There were about 300 people at my 1st Leinster game

Mar 30th 2013, 7:10 AM 2,298 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland winger made his provincial debut in 1998.

# blue-magic - Saturday 12 January, 2013

'If Pele's available, he's more than welcome' - Schmidt plots Escape to Victory
# Movie Magic
From The42
# Movie Magic

'If Pele's available, he's more than welcome' - Schmidt plots Escape to Victory

Jan 12th 2013, 9:44 PM 13,876 Views 20 Comments

“All to play for,” the Leinster coach told us, “but we’re still looking at miracles.”

# blue-magic - Friday 23 November, 2012

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Nov 23rd 2012, 7:13 PM

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

# blue-magic - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Report: All hail the kings as Leinster retain their European Cup crown
# Elation
From The42
# Elation

Report: All hail the kings as Leinster retain their European Cup crown

May 19th 2012, 8:01 PM 3,915 Views 8 Comments

Our man Niall Kelly was at Twickenham to witness a dominant display by the now three-time Heineken Cup winners.

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Heineken Cup Final From The42
Live May 19th 2012, 4:45 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Heineken Cup Final

# blue-magic - Monday 30 April, 2012

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish

Apr 30th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,370 Views 12 Comments

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.

# blue-magic - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Player ratings: We mark the Leinster players out of 10

Apr 29th 2012, 5:59 PM 2,299 Views 0 Comments

It came down to a TMO and an amazing rearguard action but the Blues held on to set up a final with Ulster.

# blue-magic - Friday 20 April, 2012

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!

Apr 20th 2012, 4:01 PM 779 Views 0 Comments

The Blues are looking for a young fan to run out with the team in Bordeaux before their knock-out clash.

# blue-magic - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Opinion: Winning never felt so pretty for Leo and Leinster
# Flowing Cup
From The42
# Flowing Cup

Opinion: Winning never felt so pretty for Leo and Leinster

Apr 8th 2012, 9:51 AM 394 Views 1 Comment

Battle-softened Blues will hope for a testing encounter in their final Pro 12 matches as tough semi-final awaits

# blue-magic - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Rated: We mark Leinster out of 10
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Rated: We mark Leinster out of 10

Apr 7th 2012, 7:31 PM 1,160 Views 11 Comments

It was difficult to find fault with Leinster as they put on an exhibition in the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# blue-magic - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Fitzgerald shines as ruthless Leinster lay down a marker
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Fitzgerald shines as ruthless Leinster lay down a marker

Dec 17th 2011, 9:29 PM 4,459 Views 11 Comments

“It’s great to go on to Christmas in that manner,” says coach Joe Schmidt as Leinster ran in a magnficent seven against Bath.