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Season Preview: Heineken Cup 2008-09 - Group Preview

by Jim O'Connor, 2008-10-10

When the Heineken Cup groups were announced back in June, it was generally agreed that Leinster had one of the toughest groups. There was two-time winners Wasps, the impressive French out-fit Castres and perennial Leinster party-poopers Edinburgh who'd been rejuvenated under Andy Robinson. It was going to be a tough task to qualify.
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Match Report: Connacht Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Sarah Lennon, 2008-10-09

Leinster travelled to the Sportsgrounds to take on Connacht hoping to banish memories of the previous Sunday's defeat to Munster. Leinster haven't always had it all their own way in Galway, and the previous season's corresponding fixture was a tight affair settled in part from a second half try by Shane Horgan. That match had seen Leinster withstand serious pressure under sever weather conditions, but on this occasion the sun was out. A good omen? Perhaps, but for who!
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Match Preview: Connacht Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2011-08-23

Last weekend's match was set up to be a great occasion for us Leinster fans. There was unprecedented interest in a Magners League game at this early stage of the season. The scramble for tickets was intense, all the more so considering it was a Sunday evening fixture, not a popular time for either set of fans.
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Edinburgh Information for Travelling Fans

by Edinburgh Rugby, 2008-10-02

Edinburgh Rugby / SRU have provided some matchday information for supporters travelling to Edinburgh next weekend.
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Match Report: Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby

by Sarah Lennon, 2008-10-01

A full house undeterred by the unusual kick off time crammed into the RDS for the first of this seasons interprovincial matches. Leinster handed debuts to new signings CJ van der Linde and Rocky Elsom. Munster were looking to avenge the two defeats inflicted on them by Leinster in the previous season.
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