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Dan Leavy Posts Heartfelt Message After Cruel Injury Blow

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Dan Leavy has posted a heartfelt message after the knee injury he sustained in Leinster’s 21-18 win over Ulster at the Aviva Stadium has ruled him out of the rest of the season and the Rugby World Cup.  Leavy entered the fray as a replacement on 52 minutes but left the field on a stretcher after suffering a horrible looking …

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Kearney & Leavy Added To Leinster Injury List Ahead Of Toulouse Test

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Leinster have today confirmed that some key individuals are carrying knocks and therefore will not take part in tomorrow’s crucial Heineken Champions Cup Clash with Toulouse. It was reported earlier in the week that the province’s captain and World Rugby Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton would miss out at the RDS and be replaced by Ross Byrne. That has …

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Rory Best Denies Ireland Have Been Disrupted By Late Injuries

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Rory Best doesn’t believe Ireland have been disrupted by injuries as he spoke at today’s captain’s run just moments after the gathered media were informed of Dan Leavy’s injury.  Ireland informed the media that Leavy was not 100% and that he has general tightness, a term which was used by head coach Joe Schmidt at Thursday’s team announcement. Josh van …

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Ireland Give Update On Kearney, Murray And Leavy

Rob Kearney, Conor Murray and Dan Leavy

Rob Kearney remains a major doubt for Ireland’s clash with Argentina on Saturday after scrum coach Greg Feek confirmed that the 32-year-old has a 50% chance of being fit.  Kearney injured his shoulder in a PRO14 clash with Leinster against Benetton and as a result, was not involved in the 26-man squad which travelled to Chicago to take on Italy …

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Huge Number Of Ireland Players In Race To Be Fit For Autumn Internationals

We’re already over halfway through September and with that, only two months away from the Autumn Internationals which take place in November. Ireland will face South Africa, Fiji and familiar foes, Argentina, in the penultimate month of 2017.  With Ireland securing impressive victories over USA and Japan during their June tour, in addition to their victory over England in this year’s …

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Leinster Announce New Contracts For 15 Players

Leinster are riding the crest of a wave at present. Sitting atop the Pro12 table, they marched onto the Champions Cup semi-final with a comprehensive win over Premiership leaders Wasps last weekend. However, what is evening more promising for the RDS-faithful is the manner in which the younger generation led the charge in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Joey Carbery, …

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15 Changes Joe Schmidt Could Make Against Canada Illustrating The Depth Of Talent Now At His Disposal

Ireland are likely to rest many of their star names after beating the All Blacks.   While Ireland celebrated their historic victory over New Zealand last weekend, Steve Hansen and his players were no doubt planning their revenge in Dublin on Saturday week. Although the Italians may take some of the edge off the expected All Black backlash, Hansen’s side will …

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Omitted Ireland XV For November Internationals

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt named his 34-man squad for the upcoming November internationals on Wednesday with New Zealand, Australia and Canada next month with a host of established veterans and promising young players excluded from the Kiwi’s autumn plans. Schmidt’s squad comprises 16 Leinster players, nine from Munster, seven from Ulster and just three from last season’s champions, Connacht. Schmidt’s …

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Ireland: Five Surprise Selections Schmidt Could Make Ahead Of The November Internationals

Ireland Rugby Tour To South Africa 2016 Ireland Rugby Captain's Run, Nelson Mandela Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa 24/6/2016 Head coach Joe Schmidt Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Ireland’s recent endeavours in South Africa have shown the merits of introducing a dash of freshness into the camp. Several fringe players put their hands up in the intimidating environments of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. While they ultimately failed to finish out the job, several of the more inexperienced troop will have undoubtedly benefitted from the experience. Many …

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