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The Top Performers From Leinster’s PRO14 Final Win Against Glasgow

james lowe

Leinster secured back-to-back Guinness PRO14 titles thanks to a hard-fought 18-15 win over the Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park on Saturday night.  Due to the wet conditions, the quality of the match was reduced to what can only be described as a ‘slug-fest’ but it was Leinster’s composure and ability to play in such circumstances which saw them eke out …

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A Glasgow & Leinster Combined XV As Chosen By You

Glasgow Leinster

The Guinness PRO14 final between Leinster and Glasgow Warriors kicks off at 6.30 pm this evening and it looks set to be a quality match as these two in-form sides go toe-to-toe.  Glasgow thrashed Ulster at Scotstoun last weekend while Leinster had too much in the tank for Munster as they pulled away in the second half in what was …

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Leinster V Glasgow: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

leinster glasgow

We’re just a day away from the Guinness PRO14 final which sees Leinster and the Glasgow Warriors battle it out for the title.  Leinster will be looking to claim back-to-back PRO14 championships while Dave Rennie’s side will be hoping to lift the trophy for the first time since 2015. Both sides have named very strong teams for Saturday’s final at …

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Leo Cullen Apologises For “Throwaway Remark” After Win Against Munster

Leo Cullen

Leo Cullen has apologised for a “throwaway remark” he made during the post-match press conference after Leinster’s 24-9 victory over Munster at the RDS last weekend.  During that press conference, the Leinster head coach stated: “Glasgow rugby players all support Rangers I’ve been told so everybody in Glasgow should be supporting us, the Celtic fans for sure.” Before continuing: “Hopefully, …

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Glasgow Make Just One Change To Matchday 23 For Final With Leinster

Glasgow

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie has made just one change to his matchday 23 for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 final with Leinster at Celtic Park.  That change comes among the replacements as prop Siua Halanukonuka comes into the squad. Elsewhere, Rennie has stuck with the side which completely dismantled Ulster in the semi-final which sees Ali Price and Adam Hastings …

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Leinster Confirm 21 New Contracts But Rob Kearney Not Listed

Rob Kearney

Leinster Rugby have announced 21 new contracts, including the signing of Cian Kelleher from Connacht, but Rob Kearney is not included on the list.  Kearney’s contract with the IRFU expires after the 2019 World Cup in Japan and there is widespread speculation as to where he will play his rugby next season. Kearney is not among the list of departures …

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Blow For Leinster As Devin Toner Ruled Out Of PRO14 Final

Devin Toner

Leinster have been dealt with the blow that Devin Toner will be unavailable for the eastern province’s Guinness PRO14 final with Glasgow Warriors in Celtic Park on Saturday.  Leo Cullen’s secured their spot in the final two when they overcame rivals Munster 24-9 on Saturday at the RDS. Toner left the field just before halftime with a leg injury and …

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The Top Performers From PRO14 Semi-Final Weekend

PRO14

The Guinness PRO14 is entering its final week as the Glasgow Warriors and Leinster will battle it out for the title in Celtic Park next Saturday.  Both sides, who finished top of their respective conferences, eased to victory over the weekend. Glasgow put 50 points on Ulster on Friday night in Scotstoun and while Munster put up a fight for …

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“He Was Incredible Wasn’t He?” – Cullen Praises “Role Model” Van Der Flier

Van der Flier

Sean McMahon reporting from the RDS Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has praised the performance of man-of-the-match Josh van der Flier after his side’s 24-9 victory over Munster at the RDS on Saturday afternoon.  Van der Flier played 77 minutes of this afternoon’s semi-final victory and these were the first minutes which the flanker has played since he suffered a …

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More Semi-Final Heartbreak For Munster As Leinster Secure Glasgow Berth

Leinster Munster

Leinster 24 Munster 9 Sean McMahon reporting from Thomond Park  Leinster bounced back from the disappointment of Newcastle as they produced a superb second-half performance to swat away the Munster challenge and secure a spot against Glasgow Warriors in the PRO14 final next weekend. There was little between the teams in the opening 40 minutes as Leinster took a 9-6 …

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Leinster & Munster Combined XV As Chosen By You

Leinster Munster

Leinster and Munster take each other on in the Guinness PRO14 semi-final at the RDS on Saturday afternoon in what promises to be a highly-entertaining affair.  Both Leo Cullen and Johann van Graan have named strong teams and with that in mind, earlier this afternoon we asked you to vote on a combined XV based on the starting lineups of …

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Leinster V Munster: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

Leinster Munster

We’re less than 24 hours away from the highly anticipated Guinness PRO14 semi-final clash between Leinster and Munster at the RDS.  In what is a repeat of last year’s semi-final, Munster will be hoping to end their last-four hoodoo by clinching a spot in the final while Leinster will have no shortage of motivation after the disappointment of last weekend’s …

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Johnny Sexton Held In Reserve As Leinster Team Named For Munster Battle

Leinster

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has announced his matchday 23 for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final with Munster at the RDS.  Cullen has made four changes to the team which started against Saracens in Newcastle last weekend. Dave Kearney comes onto the right wing as Jordan Larmour is shifted to fullback. Rob Kearney drops out of the matchday 23 altogether. Ross …

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