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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Cardiff Blues

by Jim O'Connor, 2011-12-01

Leinster take on Cardiff in the RDS tomorrow hoping to extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine games. They haven't lost since the shock defeat to Glasgow back in September and last week they successfully avoided a potential landmine by winning away in Treviso. After losing there last season Joe Schmidt would have been delighted with the win, especially after sending out a team with ten changes from the previous week.
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Match Preview: Benetton Treviso vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2011-11-25

First the good news! Thanks to FIRA doing a deal with Italian national broadcaster RAI, and RTE taking their feed, we'll actually be able to see this match. On Leinster's last trip to Italy in Aironi we had to rely on twitter feeds and radio updates which can be pretty frustrating.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2011-11-07

If there's one thing to banish the blues of the World Cup and get the provincial juices flowing, it's Leinster v Munster at the Aviva Stadium. The late Friday night kick-off time will probably prevent it from being a complete sell-out but there still should be about around 46,000+ fans present. With the Heineken Cup starting next week, both teams will be looking to up their intensity and performance in this match.
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Match Report: Edinburgh Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Eugene Canavan, 2011-10-31

Here's Jonny ! Leinster came away with a win from Murrayfield on Friday night despite losing the try count 2-3. Leinster needed Jonny Sexton to punish Edinburgh's indiscipline and Sexton, as often before, was not found wanting. It was the 60th minute and 5 for 5 before he missed a conversion. Sexton was sharp and assured throughout a high scoring match that was only won in the 71st minute when he struck a sweet drop goal.
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Match Preview: Edinburgh Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2011-10-31

So the World Cup is over for another four years. Well, at least this time we had a few nice moments before it all ended, once again, in soul-destroying disappointment. But that's enough of that for another four years and we can now get the season going properly.
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