Cluainín retain crown
Cluainín 3-14 Carrick 1-10
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A GOAL by Alan Cronin deep in injury time gave county champions Nemo Rangers a dramatic victory over St Finbarr’s in the Red FM Division One league final at Páirc Uí Rinn last night.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
CONNACHT coach Eric Elwood was left to reflect on what might have been at the Sportsground on Saturday night after his side threw away what could ultimately prove a crucial Magners League point in the final minutes of their 18-6 defeat by Leinster.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2010
JOE SCHMIDT’S European euphoria was dampened last night by confirmation that Leinster will travel to Saturday’s clash against Saracens at Wembley without hamstrung Brian O’Driscoll.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
MUNSTER confirmed a triple injury blow yesterday with Denis Fogarty, Felix Jones and Ian Dowling facing lay-offs after Saturday’s Magners League victory over the Ospreys.
Tue, 21 Sep, 2010
COACH Michael Cheika faces an anxious injury wait as he prepares Leinster for what could be his last game in charge before departing to France next season.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
BRIAN O’DRISCOLL is battling to be fit for Leinster’s assault on another Heineken Cup title when they meet Clermont Auvergne in the quarter-final on April 9.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
THE answer to the above question that has dominated Irish rugby for the past 10 weeks will be provided at 1.30 this afternoon when Declan Kidney announces his Ireland team to play Italy in the RBS Six Nations Championship at Croke Park on Saturday.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
THE inactivity caused by the big freeze of recent weeks showed in Leinster’s lacklustre performance for much of this Heineken Cup clash against Brive on Saturday night before the champions upped gears to secure a bonus point victory.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2010
JONATHAN SEXTON will return to the Leinster side for Saturday’s Heineken Cup clash with Brive and kickstart a fascinating battle for the No 10 jersey ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations Championship campaign.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2010
JONATHAN SEXTON and Shane Jennings are hoping for a dramatic improvement in weather conditions to allow tomorrow night’s Magners League clash against Glasgow Warriors at the RDS (8pm) to go ahead.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2010
AS DRESS rehearsals go, this was up there with the best. Ireland’s display against the inexperienced but gritty Fijians left coach Declan Kidney smiling despite the selection headaches he faces ahead of Saturday’s date with world champions South Africa.
Mon, 23 Nov, 2009
LEO CULLEN is back to provide a captain’s guiding hand for Leinster in Saturday’s Magners League Halloween clash with Cardiff Blues at the RDS.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2009
MUNSTER back-row forward Nick Williams faces at least six weeks out following knee surgery, but the Magners League champions will still have something to smile about for then new season.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2009
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
THERE is just one change on the Irish A team to meet Scotland from the team originally named to meet England Saxons in last week’s postponed tie.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2009
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
ST FINBARR’S are still on course to regain senior status following a four-point victory over Ballinora in the Evening Echo Premier IFC quarter-final at Pairc Uí Rinn last night.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008
Mon, 07 Apr, 2008
Mon, 07 Apr, 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
SHANE HORGAN is poised to equal Reggie Corrigan’s Leinster Heineken Cup record of 61 caps against Toulouse on Sunday.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2007
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
Mon, 20 Aug, 2007
LEO CULLEN wants to make a meaningful return to international rugby after being named as replacement captain in Ireland A’s game against England Saxons at Ravenhill tonight (7.45pm).
Fri, 09 Feb, 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
Mon, 18 Dec, 2006
LEINSTER bid for the U-20 Interprovincial title at Dubarry Park, Athlone tomorrow (4pm) in a must-win game against an Ulster side who have won all three games so far.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2006
Mon, 11 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
Mon, 03 Jul, 2006