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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Friday 10 September, 2021

Sexton turns on the style as Leinster smash Harlequins at the Aviva
# Back At It
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# Back At It

Sexton turns on the style as Leinster smash Harlequins at the Aviva

Sep 10th 2021, 9:23 PM 56,228 Views 13 Comments

The Pro14 and Premiership champions went head-to-head in an entertaining pre-season friendly.

# pre-season - Friday 3 September, 2021

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:39 PM 11,829 Views 4 Comments

Connacht travelled to Worcester this evening for a warm-up game ahead of the upcoming season..

# pre-season - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Wesley Fofana confirms fractured fibula from Leicester's friendly
# Nasty
From The42
# Nasty

Wesley Fofana confirms fractured fibula from Leicester's friendly

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 5:27 AM 10,345 Views 5 Comments

Fofana suffered the serious injury against Villarreal.

# pre-season - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases
# Precaution
From The42
# Precaution

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases

Jul 29th 2021, 8:37 PM 4,261 Views 2 Comments

United were due to travel to Deepdale at the weekend to continue their preparations for the new season.

# pre-season - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Arsenal cancel pre-season US trip over 'small number' of Covid-19 cases
# Called Off
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# Called Off

Arsenal cancel pre-season US trip over 'small number' of Covid-19 cases

Jul 21st 2021, 8:21 AM 2,387 Views 1 Comment

The Premier League side were scheduled to play Inter Milan in the opening round of the tournament.

# pre-season - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,779 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

# pre-season - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 5:36 PM 9,419 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old has not been in contact with senior squad, who are set to travel to Lisbon to compete in the Champions League quarter-final.

# pre-season - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Leinster hopeful Lowe will return for next block of pre-season training
# At Home
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# At Home

Leinster hopeful Lowe will return for next block of pre-season training

Jul 9th 2020, 1:00 AM 6,587 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old is currently back in New Zealand for personal reasons.

# pre-season - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off
# Rolling On
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# Rolling On

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off

Jul 8th 2020, 12:41 PM 5,521 Views 23 Comments

Felipe Contepomi says the province’s players returned to pre-season in excellent condition.

# pre-season - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Munster and Ulster out to close gap on Leinster as Connacht look for more depth
# Pecking Order
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# Pecking Order

Munster and Ulster out to close gap on Leinster as Connacht look for more depth

Jun 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,382 Views 20 Comments

The Irish provinces are starting to gear up for rugby’s return in August.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup
# O'byrne Supremacy
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# O'byrne Supremacy

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup

Jan 18th 2020, 5:23 PM 5,803 Views 3 Comments

Padraic Davis’ side were four points winners in Tullamore.

# pre-season - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Wins for Tyrone, Down and Donegal confirm McKenna Cup semi-final line-up
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Wins for Tyrone, Down and Donegal confirm McKenna Cup semi-final line-up

Jan 8th 2020, 10:04 PM 5,472 Views 0 Comments

Tonight’s results mean Monaghan have been promoted to the final four as best runners-up.

# pre-season - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Monaghan, Down and Armagh win Dr McKenna Cup opening games
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Monaghan, Down and Armagh win Dr McKenna Cup opening games

Dec 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 4,742 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster competition began today.

# pre-season - Sunday 15 December, 2019

0-14 for Tipperary's Forde but McCarthy grabs the Clare winner in Munster tie From The42

0-14 for Tipperary's Forde but McCarthy grabs the Clare winner in Munster tie

Dec 15th 2019, 4:26 PM 18,956 Views 7 Comments

830 people at McDonagh Park in Nenagh today.

# pre-season - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Louth see off Meath in O'Byrne Cup and new Westmeath boss makes winning start From The42

Louth see off Meath in O'Byrne Cup and new Westmeath boss makes winning start

Dec 8th 2019, 5:44 PM 5,897 Views 0 Comments

There was early season action in Leinster today.

# pre-season - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Here are the draws for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Here are the draws for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup

Nov 12th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,368 Views 7 Comments

All-Ireland hurling champions Tipperary will contest a group with Limerick and Clare.

# pre-season - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Six-try Connacht underline attacking quality with pre-season win over Munster
# Friendly Fire
From The42
# Friendly Fire

Six-try Connacht underline attacking quality with pre-season win over Munster

Sep 21st 2019, 4:55 PM 15,341 Views 21 Comments

Andy Friend’s side look in good shape ahead of next week’s Pro14 opener.

# pre-season - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Leinster go three from three in pre-season with victory at Northampton
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Leinster go three from three in pre-season with victory at Northampton

Sep 12th 2019, 9:24 PM 16,768 Views 6 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side enjoyed another useful work-out at Franklin’s Gardens this evening.

# pre-season - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip

Sep 11th 2019, 12:03 PM 17,034 Views 102 Comments

A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.

# pre-season - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Pre-season boost for Munster as prop Cronin returns after leg injury
# Injury Update
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# Injury Update

Pre-season boost for Munster as prop Cronin returns after leg injury

Sep 10th 2019, 2:56 PM 8,007 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland international has not played since November 2018 but is back to full fitness.

# pre-season - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow

Sep 7th 2019, 6:30 PM 7,828 Views 4 Comments

Craig Gilroy and Greg Jones scored two tries apiece against the Glasgow Warriors.

# pre-season - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents
# Air Miles
From The42
# Air Miles

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents

Aug 27th 2019, 8:03 PM 5,731 Views 4 Comments

The western province are heading back to Russia next week after their memorable Challenge Cup adventure in 2015.

# pre-season - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada

Aug 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 13,323 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.

# pre-season - Friday 23 August, 2019

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly

Aug 23rd 2019, 1:48 PM 9,788 Views 19 Comments

The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.

# pre-season - Monday 19 August, 2019

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad

Aug 19th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,449 Views 17 Comments

The Australian was straight onto the training paddock this afternoon.

'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance
# Exciting Prospect
From The42
# Exciting Prospect

'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,674 Views 3 Comments

21-year-old Roman Salanoa came off the bench during Saturday’s pre-season defeat of Coventry.

# pre-season - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Cullen's Leinster blow off the cobwebs with seven-try defeat of Coventry
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Cullen's Leinster blow off the cobwebs with seven-try defeat of Coventry

Aug 17th 2019, 4:45 PM 9,246 Views 1 Comment

The Pro14 champions fielded a young side and performed impressively at Donnybrook.

# pre-season - Friday 16 August, 2019

Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly

Aug 16th 2019, 2:04 PM 10,894 Views 10 Comments

Ross Molony captains the province for their first pre-season hit-out at Donnybrook tomorrow.

# pre-season - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'

Aug 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 9,117 Views 9 Comments

The eastern province face Coventry in their first pre-season friendly this weekend.

Bealham and Dillane travel to France with Connacht after World Cup disappointment
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Bealham and Dillane travel to France with Connacht after World Cup disappointment

Aug 15th 2019, 11:35 AM 5,952 Views 14 Comments

The pair are set to feature for Andy Friend’s side against Oyonnax tomorrow.

# pre-season - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Teenager Gomes bags late winner for Man United as Parrott earns Spurs start

Jul 25th 2019, 2:52 PM 12,327 Views 15 Comments

The two Premier League clubs met in Shanghai this afternoon.

Klopp: 'No doubt' that Liverpool are winners ahead of fresh Premier League title race
# High Flyers
From The42
# High Flyers

Klopp: 'No doubt' that Liverpool are winners ahead of fresh Premier League title race

Jul 25th 2019, 12:50 PM 7,496 Views 40 Comments

The Reds boss says his belief never wavered on the back of repeated final defeats.

Origi scores again as Liverpool are held by Sporting in New York
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Origi scores again as Liverpool are held by Sporting in New York

Jul 25th 2019, 11:48 AM 5,473 Views 9 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side ended their US trip without a win.

# pre-season - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:54 AM 4,631 Views 2 Comments

China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.

# pre-season - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Kane scores from halfway and Parrott impresses as Tottenham beat Juve

Jul 21st 2019, 3:18 PM 15,033 Views 14 Comments

Irish striker Parrott started and played 45 minutes for Spurs in Singapore.

# pre-season - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Manchester City lose to Wolves on penalties in Premier League Asia Trophy final
# Spot Kicks
From The42
# Spot Kicks

Manchester City lose to Wolves on penalties in Premier League Asia Trophy final

Jul 20th 2019, 3:48 PM 6,528 Views 5 Comments

Rui Patricio was the hero as Pep Guardiola’s side were beaten in the final of the pre-season tournament.

17-year-old Mason Greenwood scores winner to help Man United overcome Inter in Singapore
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

17-year-old Mason Greenwood scores winner to help Man United overcome Inter in Singapore

Jul 20th 2019, 2:53 PM 8,113 Views 2 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side ran out 1-0 winners against the Italians at Singapore’s National Stadium.

Dortmund sink youthful Liverpool in US tour opener
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Dortmund sink youthful Liverpool in US tour opener

Jul 20th 2019, 9:13 AM 10,198 Views 15 Comments

Borussia Dortmund made it two wins from two in the United States after a 3-2 win over Liverpool at Notre Dame Stadium.

# pre-season - Friday 19 July, 2019

Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland

Jul 19th 2019, 5:45 PM 10,121 Views 23 Comments

Joe Schmidt and his coaches must whittle down an extended panel of 45 to just 31 for Japan.

Cullen's Leinster to play Champions Cup pool opponents in pre-season friendly
# Summer Schedule
From The42
# Summer Schedule

Cullen's Leinster to play Champions Cup pool opponents in pre-season friendly

Jul 19th 2019, 2:00 PM 5,903 Views 2 Comments

The Pro14 champions will continue their preparations for the new season with a trip to face Northampton Saints.

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