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Match Preview: Cardiff Blues vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2010-03-06

Leinster travel to Cardiff this Sunday looking to cement their position in the table with a precious away win. It's going to be a tough task against a Blues team in very good form but Leinster have shown in the past that they can go to Wales during the Six Nations and win.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Scarlets

by Jim O'Connor, 2010-02-20

After a break of a month, Leinster's fractured season starts back up again with the visit of the Scarlets tomorrow. With the disappointment of the national team's performances over the last two weeks, it comes as something of a relief to return to provincial concerns. However this is a very important match for Leinster to restart their Magners League campaign.
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Match Preview: Connacht Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2010-01-01

After a momentous 2009, Leinster travel to Galway for their first match of 2010. The Sportsground is always a tough venue to visit and Leinster endured a lot of close calls in recent years before finally losing there last season. On that occasion Leinster had travelled with a weakened team and it's the same this time with several top men rested, Brian O'Driscoll, Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip the most notable. Connacht rested some of their star men for the timid defeat away to Munster so it's clear they're targeting this one. So Leinster are up against it tomorrow.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Ulster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2009-12-24

Leinster return to the Magners League after a very successful two weeks in the Heineken Cup. Two wins and 10 points was exactly what was needed to bring Leinster's campaign back to life and they achieved them with some style. It must be said, it felt like the old days seeing Leinster running in a hatful of tries again. Some might say that the Scarlets' defence was weak, but in recent times Leinster have played worse teams than them but failed to score tries.
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Match Preview: Newport Gwent Dragons vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2009-12-04

Leinster return to action this Sunday after an Autumn International campaign that was rewarding but costly. Leinster have three new internationals caps in Cian Healy, Jonny Sexton and Sean O'Brien, but unfortunately injuries have cost us Sexton in the short-term and Luke Fitzgerald for probably the rest of the season. Losing Fitzgerald, our top try scorer for the past two seasons is a huge setback but the cover we have in the back three softens the blow somewhat. In terms of Sexton though, options are a little thinner on the ground.
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