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Match Report: Leinster Rugby vs Connacht Rugby

by Patrick Fennelly, 2011-01-04

The new year saw coach Joe Schmidt look to the Leinster youth to do a job against an ever improving Connacht side. The large amount of youngsters on the field was complemented by a mere smattering of experience in the likes of Jennings and Nacewa, as the majority of men who took apart Ulster a week earlier earned a day off.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Connacht Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2010-12-31

Leinster begin the new year with a derby match against Connacht. It's just past the mid-point of our regular season fixtures having played half our Magners League games and four of the six Heineken Cup pool matches. So what better time to have a look at how Leinster are progressing under their new coach Joe Schmidt.
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Match Report: Ulster Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Yvonne Kelly, 2010-12-29

The OLSC brought 3 bus loads of post-Christmas revellers to Belfast. No-one can dispute the welcome that always awaits the Mexicans when they travel north of the border but there are a couple of other things that always come to mind when we start to think about our annual trip up north - the bus and the weather. The bus journey has become the stuff of legend and possibly a few myths exist at this stage. There was the year when the bus got lost and ended up in the grounds of Stormont and another when on taking a wrong turn off Ravenhill road we ended up facing into a parade and having to reverse the whole way back out. On another occasion the weather got the better of the transport and the bus had to return to Dublin minus a window wiper.
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Match Preview: Ulster Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2010-12-26

Last week's match was really one of those days to remember for Leinster fans.

Leinster needed to beat Clermont and they did so in such style, that the result was effectively decided with half an hour to go. It was a truly awesome performance, one of Leinster's best ever. We all know what a big team Clermont are, but Leinster upped the stakes physically from the previous week and simply didn't let them play. They combined this with some fantastic attacking rugby and this time when they got to the line, they made sure they finished off their chances. Obviously the lads were reading last week's preview!!
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Match Report: Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby

by Sarah Lennon, 2010-12-21

Leinster and Munster took to the Donnybrook field on a bitterly cold Saturday afternoon to contest this season's Interpro title. Both sides had beaten Connacht and Ulster comprehensively in the previous rounds and it was a winner takes all match to decide the destiny of this year's title.
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