It’s somewhat ironic that at a time when rugby is enjoying an unprecedented level of popularity in this country, with the national team ranked in the top two sides in the world, the game itself faces massive challenges.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
A youthful Leinster side had to deal with a second-half Glasgow power surge and a floodlight failure, the latter coming only 90 seconds out from the final whistle, before securing a 10th straight Guinness PRO12 win last night.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
The evening’s entertainment began with a stirring rendition of ‘The West’s Awake’ and concluded with a fevered chant of ‘We Are Top Of The League’. What happened in between on a tumultuous night at the Sportsground confirmed both declarations as being right on the money.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
“Business as usual” was the message yesterday as Matt O’Connor and Jamie Heaslip discussed Leinster’s Guinness PRO12 meeting with Benetton Treviso tonight, but the reality is that no-one can recall when the balance sheet looked so grim.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
With their European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final against Toulon just eight days away, Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has opted to wrap his star players in cotton wool for the province’s Guinness Pro12 encounter with Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade tomorrow.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
Following the disappointment of last Sunday’s home defeat to Newport Gwent Dragons, Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has made a total of seven changes to his starting line-up for tonight’s Pro12 encounter against Zebre at the RDS.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Whatever Dominic Ryan’s personal fortunes regarding a place in Ireland’s RBS 6 Nations squad, the Leinster and Irish Wolfhounds back-rower was clear there would be plenty to work on ahead of Saturday’s championship opener in Italy.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015