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Blow For Leinster As Tomane Ruled Out For Up To Five Months

Leinster centre, Joe Tomane, will be out of action for five months as he recovers from a procedure to repair his hamstring which he underwent this week.  The Australian picked up the injury in the province’s 38-31 win over Southern Kings in South Africa earlier this month. His recovery timeframe means he will most likely miss the Heineken Champions Cup …

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Munster & Leinster Name Starting XVs For South African Clashes

Munster and Leinster have named their starting XV’s ahead of their Guinness Pro 14 games against the Cheetahs and the Southern Kings respectively this weekend. The Southern province hand fly-half Bill Johnston his first start in the competition and also give a debut to Fineen Wycherly as they make four changes for the trip to South Africa. New Zealand centre …

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Sarsfield’s Mags McEvoy: “We Know What We’re Up Against”

Sarsfields captain Mags McEvoy admits that holders Foxrock-Cabinteely will prove difficult to stop in Sunday’s Leinster Ladies Senior Club Football Final (Kinnegad, 2.30pm). Fox-Cab, with a host of Dublin’s TG4 All-Ireland Senior winners in their ranks, are aiming for a fourth successive provincial crown, with Laois outfit Sarsfields targeting their first Leinster title since 2014. Three years ago, Sarsfields lost …

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Earls & Kearney Return To Starting Lineups For Munster & Leinster

The Munster and Leinster teams have been announced for their respective games against Glasgow Warriors and Benetton Rugby on Saturday.  Nine of the 11 Munster players called up to the Ireland squad earlier this week are included in the 23. Peter O’Mahony captains the team and Keith Earls, fresh from signing a contract extension, returns as one of seven changes …

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Jordan Larmour Nominated For World Rugby Breakout Player Of The Year

Ireland winger Jordan Larmour is amoung the three candidates nominated for World Rugby Breakout Player Of The Year 2018, it was announced on Friday. Despite only making his Ireland debut against Italy in February, Larmour has already played his part in a Six Nations Grand Slam winning campaign and a first series victory in Australia since 1979. The winger’s six test …

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Cullen Hits Out At Leinster’s Rivals “Selling Stories” To Their Young Talent

Leinster boss Leo Cullen has hit out at rival provinces, claiming that they are “ringing up young players and selling them stories” in an attempt to coax them into switching allegiances. Last week, Leinster confirmed that they would be losing scrum-half Nick McCarthy to rivals Munster next season, with the 23-year old joining Joey Carberry who is also at Thomond …

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Munster Announce Contract Extensions & Confirm McCarthy Signing

Munster have confirmed the signing of scrum-half Nick McCarthy from Leinster as well as announcing a host of new contract extensions for their current squad. McCarthy moves to Thomond Park on a two-year deal and will be a solid understudy to Conor Murray in scrum-half ranks, with the 23-year old joining at the start of the 2019/20 season. It’s unclear …

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Report: Nick McCarthy To Join Munster Next Season

Nick McCarthy will reportedly leave Leinster next season to become Conor Murray’s understudy at Munster. According to The Irish Times, the 23-year-old scrumhalf will follow the career path of Joey Carbery and Andrew Conway by leaving Leinster to further his playing prospects. It’s unclear if Conor Murray’s current understudies, Duncan Williams (32), who produced a career performance in Exeter last weekend …

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Tyler Bleyendaal Named On Bench For Munster A This Weekend

Tyler Bleyendaal has officially been named on the bench for the Munster A side scheduled to face Leinster this weekend.  Bleyendaal has been on the long road to recovery for the last year since injuring his neck last October. The fly-half has endured a nasty string of injuries that have forced several delays to him kickstarting his Munster career but …

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Fixtures Confirmed For 2019 Leinster & Munster Hurling Championships

Munster champions, Cork will begin their title defence at home to Tipperary while beaten finalists Clare face an away game against Waterford in the first round of the Munster championship. The only glaring issue from last year’s inaugural round-robin format was the fact that two teams, in both Leinster and Munster, had to play four games in four weeks, resulting in …

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James Lowe Starts As Leinster Name Explosive Team For Wasps Test

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Leo Cullen has named an explosive team for Leinster’s Heineken Champions Cup opener against Wasps in the RDS on Friday evening. There has been much speculation about whether there would be space for James Lowe but the New Zealander is named alongside Rob Kearney and Jordan Larmour in the backline. Johnny Sexton takes up his place at out-half once again …

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Major Blow For Munster As Mathewson Doubt For Exeter Clash

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Munster will be sweating on the fitness of their newly-installed scrum-half, Alby Mathewson as he looks to be an injury doubt ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup opener against Exeter on Saturday. The New Zealander, who was brought in by the club as cover for the injured Conor Murray, suffered a leg injury in the 30-22 loss to Leinster in …

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Conway & Kearney Reach Milestones As Teams Named for Aviva Derby

Joey Carbery is set for his first return to the Aviva Stadium since leaving Leinster for Munster as both sides name their team for Saturday evening’s interprovincial derby.  Johann van Graan has made three changes to his side with Darren Sweetnam, Sammy Arnold and Jean Kleyn all named in the starting 15. ? Team Announcement for #LEIvMUN > Head Coach …

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