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There’s Good News Regarding Johnny Sexton’s Return

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 16/12/2017 Leinster vs Exeter Chiefs Leinster's Jonathan Sexton receives treatment Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Johnny Sexton is set for a return to action against Connacht on New Year’s Day. The Ireland international out-half failed a HIA during this month’s Championship Cup win at home to Exeter. Concerns grew over Sexton when Leinster’s report contradicted Joe Schmidt’s comments that evening, after the Kiwi stated that Sexton had passed the Head Injury Assessment. Nonetheless, the 32-year-old is …

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Ireland Stars Prove That The Green Jersey Is Worth More Than Money

What a difference a week makes. As Ireland fans faced the prospect of our best players poached by the high-rollers from France, it now seems we need to have worried after all. Two rounds of glorious European rugby in which all four provinces shone in their respective battles, has fans heading into the Christmas week with a warm fuzzy feeling …

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Watch: Should Leinster’s Match-Winning Try Have Been Disallowed?

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Leinster bounced back from a 14-point deficit against Premiership champions Exeter today to bag a win in Pool 3 of the European Champions Cup. Leo Cullen’s side looked dead and buried in the first half, after losing Jonathan Sexton just two minutes in, and the Chiefs ran into a 17-3 lead. However, penalties from the boot of Isa Nacewa dragged …

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Leinster Produce Stunning Comeback To Deny Exeter Chiefs

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Despite going 14 points down in the first half, Leinster produced an inspired finish to come back and claim the win at home to Exeter in the European Champions Cup. Premiership champions Exeter headed for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin today with a major point to prove. Having fallen to their Pool 3 rivals at Sandy Park last weekend, the …

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Leinster And Connacht Hand Debuts To Kiwis As Irish Provinces Name Teams for Weekend

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Ahead of the latest round of PRO14 action, the Irish provinces have named their teams for their respective clashes. The most notable calls are Leinster and Connacht giving debuts to Kiwis James Lowe and Pita Ahki respectively. Leinster are facing Treviso, and expect to pick up another win. Including Lowe’s start, Garry Ringrose is appearing for the first time this …

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Retiring Westmeath Star Has A Bleak Prediction For Counties In Leinster

Westmeath star Denis Glennon has called time on his inter-county career, after giving his all for the Lake County throughout the course of his tenure. A Leinster winner in 2004, Glennon was a member of the squad which reached the 2015 and 2016 provincial deciders. Throughout the course of his career, Glennon saw the Leinster Championship go from a competitive …

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