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Where The Irish Provinces Stand As PRO14 Returns

Irish Provinces PRO14

The Irish provinces return to Guinness PRO14 action this weekend after a three-week absence as the Six Nations has taken centre stage over the last few weeks.  As we are in the midst of a fallow week in the Six Nations, attention will shift back to the PRO14 and here we provide a little reminder as to where the Irish …

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Leinster Confirm Sean O’Brien Will Join London Irish After World Cup

Sean O'Brien Ireland abroad

Leinster Rugby have confirmed this afternoon that Sean O’Brien will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup.  Leinster have released the following statement: The 31-year-old back row, who turns 32 this Thursday, is one of Leinster’s most decorated players, having come through the Leinster Academy system and having played 122 times for Leinster since his debut in September 20008 …

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Watch: Paul Asquith Fails To Ground Ball Against Leinster After Intercept

Paul Asquith Leinster Scarlets

After 50 minutes, Leinster lead the Scarlets 10-7 at the RDS in tonight’s Guinness PRO14 action.  A converted Rory O’Loughlin try at the stroke of halftime and an earlier penalty from Ciaran Frawley is the difference between the two sides but Scarlets will be frustrated with their performance after blowing numerous chances in Leinster’s 22 in the opening 40. They …

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Ulster The Prize As Leinster Cruise To Routine Win Over Wasps

leinster wasps champions cup

Leinster travelled to the Ricoh Arena today in the final group game of this year’s Champions Cup looking to secure a home quarterfinal with a victory over a struggling Wasps side. The two sides met back in October in the opening round of this year’s competition when Leinster ran in eight tries en route to a 52-3 hammering. Leinster fielded …

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In The Spotlight: Conan Proving A Selection Headache For Joe Schmidt

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 5, RDS, Dublin 13/1/2017 Leinster vs Montpellier Leinster's Jack Conan breaks free to score his sides second try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Despite finding himself outside of Joe Schmidt’s 23 for the New Zealand game, Jack Conan is one player who has consistently received plaudits for his performances and could yet play a big part in Ireland’s Six Nations campaign. _____ Background Conan began his rugby playing days in St. Gerard’s. He would go on to represent Leinster and Ireland at underage levels during …

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