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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2014-03-28

The Leinster-Munster inter-pro has been a little taken for granted in recent years. The last few games haven't sold out, either at the Aviva stadium or Thomond Park, and the atmosphere has struggled to match the fervent passion of earlier days. However a couple of factors have come together to make tomorrow's match one of the most hotly anticipated in years.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Zebre

by Jim O'Connor, 2014-03-20

The gift to Irish rugby that is Joe Schmidt just keeps on giving. On the foot on his unprecedented success as Leinster coach, he has now delivered a Six Nations championship in his first season in the Ireland job. Hopefully it's only a start too and there's a lot more success to come the way of the Ireland team in the next few seasons. It was also wonderful to see Brian O'Driscoll finish his Ireland career with another medal around his neck.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Glasgow Warriors

by Jim O'Connor, 2014-02-28

Leinster take on Glasgow tomorrow in their final game before a two week break for the end of the Six Nations. Results-wise, the last three games have been perfect with a maximum return of 15 points. The performances have wavered in quality somewhat and last week against Cardiff, it was very up and down. After a storming start from Leinster, Cardiff came right back into the game by taking advantage of some woeful Leinster defending. Leinster made a better start to the second half but again let their standards slip once they had built a commanding lead.
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Match Preview: Cardiff Blues vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2014-04-10

Thursday night rugby is back!!!!

To the intense joy of nobody in particular, save for maybe one or two TV executives. But hey, we're stuck with it and at least the players and coaches can now take the weekend off and maybe head out for a few scoops for the England-Ireland game on Saturday.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Newport Gwent Dragons

by Jim O'Connor, 2014-02-28

At this time of year the Pro12 is inevitably over-shadowed by the Six Nations championship, especially when Ireland are going well. However the points earned at this time of year still count exactly the same when they're totted up at the end of the season. Last season, after a stuttering first half of the season in the league, Leinster used the four-game period around the Six Nations to drastically improve their league position.
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