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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 30 September, 2014

#Leinster

# leinster - Yesterday’s News

Leinster hopeful surgery can put ‘ongoing’ Sean O’Brien ankle issue to bed

Coach Richie Murphy took time to give a few more details on the injuries to Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien.

Return of ‘quality’ Gordon D’Arcy important for O’Connor’s Leinster

The 34-year-old played in both centre positions against the Cardiff Blues on Friday night.

Connacht’s winning run ends, Ulster shocked and all the Pro12 highlights

Catch up on the action from what was, overall, a negative weekend for the Irish provinces.

# leinster - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Frustrated Conor Murray says Munster ‘need to come right quite quickly’

‘It’s not good enough,’ said the Ireland international scrum-half after defeat to the Ospreys.

# leinster - Friday 26 September, 2014

Cian Healy set for up to five months out after hamstring surgery

The Leinster and Ireland prop underwent hamstring surgery today.

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff Blues, Pro12

We were live from the RDS as Matt O’Connor’s men looked to get back to winning ways.

# leinster - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘You’ve got to get top six at the start’ – Muldoon’s Connacht on track

The western province’s captain was part of a superb defensive effort on Friday night at the Sportsground.

# leinster - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Munster looking to claim interpro title with home victory over Connacht

Laura Guest and her teammates are expecting an ‘absolute battle’ at Tralee RFC this afternoon.

# leinster - Friday 19 September, 2014

Marmion happy to lead Connacht’s young backline after first Ireland caps

June’s tour to Argentina saw the scrum-half getting up to speed with Joe Schmidt’s heavy demands.

# leinster - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Madigan stays at 12 for Leinster, while Connacht make one change

Matt O’Connor has made just two alterations to his starting team as Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden come in.

‘I play to win’ – Rugby World Cup looms for Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip

Leinster’s No. 8 says he will head to the 2015 tournament with the intention of picking up a winner’s medal.

Lam’s infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht

The western province’s head coach explains the philosophy that drives his work in Galway.

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy

The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.

# leinster - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Analysis: Matt O’Connor looks for growth in Leinster’s attacking structure

The Australian head coach will have been pleased by some of this side’s shape against the Scarlets last weekend.

# leinster - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.

Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit

Marco Caputo won at the Sportsground with the Wallabies and is now planning Leinster’s assault this Friday.

# leinster - Monday 15 September, 2014

Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back ‘banging bodies’ in time to face Munster

The hooker appeared to be still doing non-contact training today, but that’s all about to change.

Leinster’s rout of Scarlets and the rest of the Irish highlights from this weekend’s Pro12

There were wins for all four provinces over the weekend

Munster win defensive chess match against Leinster while seven-try Connacht dazzle Ulster

There were two contrasting inter-pros this weekend.

# leinster - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’

Leinster’s forwards coach talks about his step away from playing, the pack’s injury concerns and the man coming to fill his shoes.

# leinster - Monday 8 September, 2014

‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden

Meanwhile, the province are hopeful that Noel Reid’s ankle injury is not as serious as first feared.

Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

# leinster - Sunday 7 September, 2014

5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby

Just one win between the four provinces, but a whole lot to talk about.

# leinster - Saturday 6 September, 2014

‘Every day you know you’re going to be in pain’ — Jennings happy to see the back of pre-season

We asked the flanker about the difficulties of training hard as you get older and got a predictable response.

# leinster - Friday 5 September, 2014

‘I’d like my son to see me play for Leinster’ — Jonathan Sexton

The Ireland out-half spoke about his decision to leave France and also about his jaw injury this evening.

# leinster - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth

The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.

Jonny’s coming home! Sexton to re-join Leinster on IRFU contract

The 29-year-old out-half will re-join his home province on a contract that lasts until 2019.

Racing Métro linked with Talès as replacement for Jonny Sexton J10

Racing Métro linked with Talès as replacement for Jonny Sexton

The Parisian club’s president says the pressure on Sexton has been an unwelcome feature of the start of the season.

# leinster - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster

The South African left his home country after falling out of the Springboks picture.

# leinster - Friday 29 August, 2014

Sean O’Brien and Stuart Olding will start tomorrow’s Leinster v Ulster friendly

Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.

Pre-season training just ain’t what it used to be for rugby players

Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.

# leinster - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Sean O’Brien fitter, stronger and not the least bit concerned about his shoulder

The flanker is raring to go in a new season after playing only three times in 2014.

# leinster - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Sky or BT? Here’s where you can watch your province in European action

Ulster and Leinster fans will be watching their side live on BT in the opening round of fixtures.

# leinster - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Te’o signing fits perfectly with Matt O’Connor’s vision for Leinster

The rugby league player will offer physicality and directness in the province’s midfield.

# leinster - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s about to rain so hard that Met Éireann has issued a weather warning What The Fliuch

It’s about to rain so hard that Met Éireann has issued a weather warning

BUT IT’S THE WEEKEND. THIS ISN’T FAIR.

# leinster - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Leinster back row O’Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind

The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.

# leinster - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

World Cup not in D’Arcy’s thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term

The 34-year-old has learned to concentrate on six-month blocks.

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