Person: S. Keogh
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
LEINSTER coach Michael Cheika is a straight-talking Aussie who would evidently lose it if he suspected even a scintilla of complacency in the camp ahead of Saturday’s final of the Heineken Cup at Murrayfield.
Wed, 20 May, 2009
RORY BEST will lead Ireland’s tour to America as one of five Grand Slam winners included in the 25-man squad.
Tue, 12 May, 2009
MUNSTER’S youngsters, with a little help from some seasoned campaigners, turned in an impressive performance and secured a deserved win over Leinster in this A clash in Waterford yesterday.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2009
Leinster captain Brian O'Driscoll has been passed fit for their Heineken Cup game against Castres tonight.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2008
THERE are reasons to believe that Castres might offer limited opposition in Friday’s return Heineken Cup clash at Stade Pierre-Antoine, but don’t say that within earshot of Leinster coach Michael Cheika.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2008
LEINSTER coach Michael Cheika has a guilt complex about playing Shane Jennings at number six rather than open side flanker following the latter’s exclusion from Ireland’s Six Nations squad.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2008
THE Leinster sports psychologists and chaplins will be kept busy this week.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2008
IT DIDN’T say much for the quality of the game that Christian Warner, Leinster’s goal kicker, won the man of the match award at the RDS in Dublin last night.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2007
KEITH GLEESON is named in the Leinster team to meet Connacht at the RDS tonight (7.30pm).
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
SHANE HORGAN will make history when he becomes the first player from a junior club, Boyne, to captain Leinster for tonight’s Magners League clash with Glasgow at Firhill.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2007
Leinster coach Michael Cheika welcomes back skipper Brian O’Driscoll and Malcolm O’Kelly into the extended panel for the first time this season after their return from the Rugby World Cup ahead of the clash with Glasgow Warriors in Friday night’s Magners League clash at Firhill.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2007
THE Leinster squad to face Edinburgh in the opening game of the Magners League season in the RDS on Saturday (5.30pm) has been named.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2007
Michael Cheika has included new signings Juan Francisco Gomez, Chris Keane and Stephen Knoop in the Leinster squad to play Edinburgh in the opening game of the Magners League season in the RDS on Saturday.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2007
STEPHEN KEOGH is battling to be fit for Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against London Wasps in Adams Park (5.45pm, Sky Sports).
Thu, 29 Mar, 2007
LEINSTER coach Michael Cheika expressed relief after Saturday’s Magners League derby victory and acknowledged his side must improve drastically if they are to overcome Wasps in the Heineken Cup next weekend.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2007
“YOU don’t beat Munster twice in the same season,” has long been a mantra of the European champions and it’s one that will be put to a severe test at Thomond Park this afternoon (3pm, Setanta Sports) when Leinster make their first visit in nine years to the famous Limerick venue for an eagerly-awaited Magners League tie.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
LIFIEMI MAFI makes his first start for Munster in tomorrow’s Magners League clash with Llanelli Scarlets in Stradey Park (Setanta Sports, 5.35pm).
Sat, 04 Nov, 2006
THE big boys are back for Leinster and Munster — most of them at least.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
GUY EASTERBY will make an emotional return to Llanelli Scarlets at Stradey Park today (5.30pm), but faces a battering from his brother Simon.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2006
DENIS HICKIE will make his first competitive start of the season in tonight’s Magners League against Cardiff Blues at Donnybrook.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2006
CARDIFF BLUES are to deny Munster fans the potential for a big Heineken Cup show of strength at the Millennium Stadium.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2006
ALAN QUINLAN’S amazing recovery from injury should be complete tonight, when his name is added to the Irish squad for the tour to New Zealand and Australia.
Sat, 27 May, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN, ruled out for the Heineken Cup final, may have his contract renewed for another season.
Wed, 17 May, 2006
PAUL O’CONNELL looks set to be fit for Munster’s Heineken Cup Final against Biarritz on May 20.
Tue, 09 May, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN will be the focus of attention again tonight when he lines out at centre for Munster in the Celtic League clash with Neath/Swansea Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium.
Fri, 05 May, 2006
ALAN QUINLAN could return to bolster Munster’s Celtic League bid, a month ahead of his expected return from injury.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
Fri, 28 Apr, 2006
Peter Stringer has been passed fit for Munster's crucial Heineken Cup semi-final game against Leinster at Lansdowne Road.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2006
A MUNSTER team hell bent on making amends for one of their worst performances in the last ten years can be expected to retain their position as Celtic League leaders after this afternoon’s (3.30, Setanta Sports) clash with Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2006
IRELAND A internationals Tomas O’Leary, Barry Murphy and Mick O’Driscoll, along with Anthony Foley and Donncha O’Callaghan, are all included in the Munster squad for Saturday’s Celtic League clash with Glasgow at Thomond Park (3.30pm).
Wed, 15 Feb, 2006
MUNSTER coach Declan Kidney has applied for three new player licences for his Celtic League squad ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave Park (5.15pm).
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
WITH the exception of reserve Jeremy Manning, ruled out by a broken arm, and long-term injury victims Frankie Sheahan, Alan Quinlan and Mike Mullins, Munster expect to be at full-strength for tomorrow’s Heineken Cup clash against Sale Sharks at Thomond Park.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2006
ANTHONY FOLEY is a veteran of 71 Heineken European Cup matches with Munster, he has scored a record 21 tries and enjoyed some of his happiest moments, as well as some of the most difficult, away to top French sides.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2006
SHANNON pair Stephen Keogh and Ian Dowling are poised to come into Munster’s starting line-up for tomorrow night’s Celtic League clash with Edinburgh Gunners at Murrayfield (7.30, Setanta Sports).
Fri, 06 Jan, 2006
MUNSTER’S preparations for tomorrow’s (1pm) Celtic League clash with Leinster at the RDS in Dublin have been disrupted by the death of coach Declan Kidney’s mother, Eileen, but they have still announced a 25-strong squad from which the starting side and seven replacements will be finalised today.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2005
PAUL O’CONNELL makes his long awaited return when he leads Munster against Connacht in the Celtic League at Thomond Park this evening, kick-off 7.35pm.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2005