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Match Preview: Ulster Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2012-12-20

Let's be honest, we've been spoiled. Over the last couple of years Leinster have delivered so many big performances when required, especially at home, that maybe we, the supporters, have taken these deeds for granted. After the excellent performance away to Clermont fell just short of a win, Leinster fans were all fully confident that their team would do the business at the Aviva and win and win well.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs ASM Clermont Auvergne

by Jim O'Connor, 2012-12-14

Last Sunday's match was definitely filed under "the ones that got away".

If offered a losing bonus point before the game, most Leinster fans would have taken it. However, Leinster put in such a magnificently brave performance in Stade Marcel-Michelin that both players and supporters left the arena thinking of what might have been.
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Match Preview: ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2012-12-07

Ever since the draw for this season's Heineken Cup was made, this was the game supporters of both ASM and Leinster were looking forward to the most. As with two years ago Leinster and Clermont meet in a double-header that will go a long way towards deciding the winners of the pool. Like then, Leinster will play away first on the Sunday and follow up with the 'Christmas Match' at the Aviva Stadium the following Saturday.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Zebre

by Jim O'Connor, 2012-11-30

Leinster take on Italian side Zebre for this first time on Saturday evening. Leinster come into the game with a spring in their step after results went well for them last weekend. Their 6-0 win in the driving rain and wind of Glasgow won't live long in the memory in terms of the quality of the performance. But it's rare that any team wins pretty over there and Leinster will have been happy with just the win. With the Ospreys and Munster both losing, Leinster moved up to fourth place in the table. With four of the top six playing each other this weekend, (Munster v Glasgow and Scarlets v Ulster), Leinster are in a good position to further move up the table this weekend. To do that though, they'll need to beat Zebre.
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Match Preview: Glasgow Warriors vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2012-11-22

In the backdrop of the continuing Autumn International campaign, Leinster resume their season after three weeks off. Though the media probably won't attach too much importance to their trip to Glasgow, Leinster coach Joe Schmidt certainly won't be taking the game lightly. Firstly, Leinster have only two matches to get ready for the games which could well define their season, the Heineken Cup double-header against Clermont.
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