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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2008-04-11

It's unusual to have this particular derby so late in the season, but it's no harm to the level of interest in the game. Once again Leinster face a first against second play-off as in recent games against Cardiff and Llanelli Scarlets. Leinster won both those battles and another win on Saturday would go a long way towards winning the title for the first time in six years.
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Match Report: Llanelli Scarlets vs Leinster Rugby

by Sarah Lennon, 2008-03-31

A tough task awaited Leinster as the League's top two clashed in South Wales. The Welsh region had inflicted Leinster's last league defeat at the RDS, and on that day Leinster had defended poorly. On this visit Leinster knew that they couldn't afford to repeat that performance or else their lead at the top would be eroded. The weatherman predicted a wet and windy evening, not suited to either teams expansive style and the weather lived up to its billing.
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Match Preview: Llanelli Scarlets vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2008-03-28

It's a massive game for Leinster tomorrow evening against second placed Scarlets. Games between Leinster and Llanelli are generally great for the neutrals, with a remarkable 26 tries scored in the last three meetings between the sides. Whether we'll see such a free-scoring game this time is debatable, given the harsh weather forecast, but either way it'll be a vital game for both teams.
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Match Report: Leinster Rugby vs Glasgow Warriors

by Sarah Lennon, 2008-03-25

It was back to the bread and butter for Leinster, in particular their international players. Leinster knew that their eight point gap at the top was not enough with crunch games ahead and that an emphatic was needed. Shane Horgan in particular was looking to mark the signing of his new two-year contract with a big performance.
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March Update from the OLSC

by Official Leinster Supporters Club, 2008-03-25

It's time to expand your vocabulary: The wait is over and the Official Leinster Supporter's Club is delighted to unveil the Brian O'Driscoll tribute T-shirt: 'Triskaidekaphobia'.

Triskaidekaphobia is the morbid fear of the number 13. A phenomenon that for one reason is found more commonly in professional rugby than in everyday life: quite simply, that reason is Brian O'Driscoll.
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