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“…In better Condition Than I’ve Ever Seen Him.” – Robbie Henshaw To Hit The Ground Running Against Scarlets

Leinster Rugby have received a huge boost with the news that Robbie Henshaw will be taking part in full training this week. The Leinster and Ireland centre has not played since injuring his shoulder against Italy in Round 2 of the Six Nations but after training last week and taking part in a captain’s run on Friday before the eastern …

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‘Hang Your Heads In Shame’ – Matt Williams Slates Officials Of Leinster Vs Saracens Champions Cup Clash

Matt Williams believes that Johnny Sexton was repeatedly the victim of foul play vs Saracens and that the referees adjudicating of the incidents was atrocious.  Speaking on the Second Captains podcast on Monday, the former Leinster coach stated that officials should know heading into games of such magnitude that players such as Sexton are going to be targeted and must be willing …

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Leinster Storm Past Saracens As Clermont Coach Slates ‘Shocking’ Refereeing Vs Racing

Super-sub Dan Carter played a game-changing cameo as Racing 92 beat Top 14 rivals Clermont 28-17 on Sunday to set up a European Champions Cup semi-final against Munster. In the weekend’s fourth and final quarter-final, an impressive-looking Leinster overcame two-time defending champions Saracens 30-19. They will play Scarlets in the last-four, the Welsh region having beaten La Rochelle 29-17 on …

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‘Dan Carter Is A Genius’ – Twitter Melts Down As Former All Black Changes Champions Cup Clash

Having only been introduced to the game as a late substitute, Dan Carter turned the Champions Cup quarterfinal on its head for Racing 92. Changing the game shortly after his second-half introduction, Dan Carter sent Twitter into meltdown in the final twenty minutes of Racing 92’s Champions Cup quarter-final with Clermont. With Racing trailing by a point in the 62nd …

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Munster’s Peter O’Mahony Praises Conor Murray’s Alertness And Bravery For ‘Intelligent’ Try

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 31/3/2018 Munster vs RC Toulon Munster's Conor Murray

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony hailed Conor Murray for his try in Saturday’s dramatic Champions Cup victory over Toulon. The Ireland international scored what was an extremely shrewd try with ten minutes remaining in the first half at Thomond Park, seeing a knock-on in the ruck before bypassing said ruck to down the try and put the province on the scoreboard …

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The Cost Of Ireland’s Grand Slam To Be Learned In Champions Cup Clashes

Ireland is enjoying a satisfyingly steadily upward trajectory in the world of Test rugby and following their Six Nations Grand Slam this month, Joe Schmidt’s side has overtaken England as the closest rival to New Zealand’s rugby dominion. The nature of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign was one of control, accuracy and authority, featuring a lethal cutting edge often lamented as …

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