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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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Twitter Reacts As Leinster Comfortably Overcome Ulster In Pro 14

Sean O'Brien

Leinster travelled to the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday evening to take on Ulster and the visitors came away with a 25-10 victory.  The win sends Leinster top of the PRO14, at least temporarily. It was a night where Rory Best made his 200th senior cap for Ulster, becoming only the fourth player from the province to do so. …

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Leinster Confirm Garry Ringrose Is Set For Lengthy Spell On Sidelines After Undergoing Surgery

The RBS 6 Nations Rugby Round 5 Aviva Stadium Dublin 18/3/2017 Ireland vs England Ireland’s Garry Ringrose

This morning, RTÉ’s Darren Frehill reported via Twitter that Leinster centre Garry Ringrose could be out of action until Christmas due to a shoulder injury that he suffered prior to Ireland’s summer tour in the USA and Japan. Hearing Garry Ringrose sidelined with shoulder injury until Christmas. Interesting pic on his Instagram. Hurt it before summer tour! pic.twitter.com/ckOa4fvgif — Darren Frehill (@Darrenfrehill) …

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Two Irish And Two English Internationals Make Shortlist For EPCR European Player Of The Year

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

In March, the EPCR released a 15-strong list of nominees for their 2017 European Player of the Year. Today, 10 of those players were dropped, as the organisation announced a 5-man shortlist. Eliminated from the running were Wasps flanker Thomas Young, Clermont Auvergne’s Noa Nakaitaci, Glasgow lock Jonny Gray, Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong, Wasps standout Joe Launchbury, Munster scrumhalf Conor …

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Watch: Fans Show Appreciation For Leinster’s Gutsy Semi-Final Display With Airport Ovation

Leinster may have lost to Clermont Auvergne today in Lyon and exited the European Champions Cup at the most agonizing of stages, but with words like ‘courageous’, ‘brave’ and ‘valiant’ or their synonyms being used to describe the side’s performance in just about every media headline, fans of the eastern province have plenty of reason to feel proud of their …

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Leinster Head Coach Cullen Is Bullish About The Notion Of An Extended Break For Johnny Sexton

Ireland star out-half Jonathan Sexton has been the focus of much debate following his early exit from Ireland’s second test with New Zealand last month. The influential Leinster man was forced off with a hamstring complaint and following additional scans and treatment, his provincial side’s head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that Sexton has suffered a grade one hamstring tear. …

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All Blacks Superstar Linked With Shock Move to Leinster

Irish rugby is currently enjoying a wave of positivity following two impressive displays against the mighty All Blacks this month and now things could get even better for one province. While in Dublin for Saturday’s enthralling encounter with Ireland, it has been reported by the Irish Independent that New Zealand superstar Israel Dagg met with Leinster officials for talks about …

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Shocking Effects Of Neck Surgery Left Leinster’s Cian Healy On Verge Of Retirement

Leinster and Ireland prop Cian Healy has revealed that he was almost forced into retirement from rugby last year after undergoing off-season neck surgery prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Despite not featuring in any of Ireland’s pre-tournament warm up matches with Wales, Scotland or England, Healy was picked in Joe Schmidt’s 30-man squad for the World Cup alongside Leinster props Jack McGrath and Mike Ross. Healy was …

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Leinster Boss Cullen Full Of Praise For Emerging Fly-Half Talent

Leinster Rugby Squad Training, Rosemount, UCD 28/3/2016 Joey Carberry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Gary Carr

Leinster coach Leo Cullen has praised 20-year-old fly-half Joey Carberry as a ‘confident’ yet ‘grounded’ player following Carberry’s two-try performance in the Blues’ season opener against Treviso on Friday night. Two first half tries from Carberry and a second half score from substitute hooker James Tracy set up a 20-8 win for Leinster at the RDS, but much of the …

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Rob Kearney: ‘Last Year Was Really Mentally Challenging For Me’

Guinness PRO12, RDS, Dublin 2/9/2016 Leinster vs Benetton Treviso Leinster's Rob Kearney beats Edoardo Gori of Treviso Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Rob Kearney has enjoyed some tremendous seasons over his eleven-year professional rugby career but the 2015/16 campaign was not one of them. The Ireland international endured a season that was ravaged by a succession of hamstring injuries that saw him appear just twice for Ireland in the 2016 Six Nations, as well as just three times for Leinster in the Champions …

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