Dedicated coach is making a huge impact in Wexford
Enniscorthy are the club on everyone's lips at the moment.
Enniscorthy are the club on everyone's lips at the moment.
Toulouse will be returning to Dublin this weekend with a point to prove after a disappointing showing in Round 5 of the pool stage at the RDS.
Meánscoil Iognáid Rís - the Christian Brothers School in Naas - has been to the forefront of educating boys for close to 150 years.
With the sparkling record that both sides have in the Champions Cup, it won't come as a shock that Leinster and Toulouse have history.
Enniscorthy will play in the All Ireland League for the first time next season having gained promotion to Division 2C following their 27-0 win in Connemara last Saturday in the AIL Round Robin.
The talk of the town may be Toulouse in the Aviva on Sunday in the semi-final of the Champions Cup but for Leinster hooker James Tracy the lingering pain of a first defeat of the season at home at...
This is an incredible week for the club. The goal coming into the Champions Cup was to get a home quarter-final and ideally a home semi-final.
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If you were to put a positive spin on the last two games, Leinster have repaired their squad physically.
I was out on my bike last week and I had this strange feeling. I couldn't think of it straight away but eventually it came to me.
Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde is the front-runner for the soon-to-be vacant Leinster scrum coach job, writes Rúaidhrí O’Connor.
Leinster need Seán O'Brien at his best in Sunday's European semi-final against Toulouse, according to Stuart Lancaster.
Johnny Sexton looks set to return to the Leinster team for Sunday's Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Toulouse.
Conference A versus Conference B. The leaders of the respective groupings in the Guinness PRO14 meet in the RDS Arena in Round 20 of the competition's regular season tomorrow.
Leinster's success so far in the PRO14 this season has granted them the time to breathe in the weeks before the Champions Cup semi-finals.
For someone born and bred in New Zealand, working in Leinster Rugby circles was not on the radar. Rugby in general, now that's a different story.
Fergus McFadden was announced as the 21st OLSC (Official Leinster Supporters Club) Legend after the Benetton Rugby game.
Enniscorthy are within touching distance of reaching the All-Ireland League for the first time following their demolition of Munster champions Clonmel last Saturday, while the following...
It's hard to look back on the last block of games since my last diary without starting with that game against Ulster in the Aviva Stadium. First of all,...
Glasgow Warriors arrive to Dublin in a sparkling run of form in the PRO14 with six consecutive victories since the January 5 loss to Benetton in Treviso.
As Michael Bent rests his 118kg frame on the couch after another day at Leinster HQ, he could be forgiven for thinking back to easier times when he'd be able to recover in peace and quiet.
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Underestimate Ed Byrne at your peril. The loosehead prop is primed to be the big winner from Jack McGrath's Leinster exit and, having seen off the Lion, he can start looking towards bigger and better things.
'Train how you play' has increasingly become a familiar mantra and at Leinster they are backing the quality of their sessions as suitable preparation for a semi-final against Toulouse.
The prospect of the best team in the league playing the most improved team on a lovely evening at the RDS would be enough to drag in a few casuals with time on their hands. That Benetton were...
Leinster's season has entered a strange sort of twilight zone as they encounter teams with plenty to play for having already achieved their own goal of a home PRO14 semi-final.
Benetton Rugby are at the peak of their rugby powers right now as they continue their rise under New Zealander Kieran Crowley.
Take 20: Ryan Baird
The Bank of Ireland Leinster Women's League finals took place over two different days at Naas RFC to decide who would claim promotion from the four divisions.
His Twitter bio reads: "Win with humility, lose with grace and do both with dignity".
Enniscorthy got their quest for All-Ireland League status off to a great start when the travelled to Belfast on Saturday and beat Ulster Kukri Qualifying League champions Instonians 27-12 at Shaw...
As Conor O'Brien gets ready to step into the arena tomorrow evening, he like everyone else knows just what's at stake. But for once, just maybe, he could be forgiven for having an eye to the future.
This weekend's Guinness PRO14 clash at the RDS Arena between Leinster Rugby and Benetton Rugby takes on an odd and unfamiliar disguise.
Hellllooooooo! It's been a while since my last column but blimey it feels like time has flown. So many games have been watched and enjoyed -...
I heard Jasper Carrott on the radio during the week - one of my favourite lines from that particular comedian was about age and drugs.
Leo Cullen made a bold selection statement before last weekend's game that could have come back to haunt him had the result been different.
It's going to take more than one tough day at the office for Robbie Henshaw not to put his hand up for selection at full-back again.
Leinster had for some time admitted defeat in their attempts to prevent another interprovincial move before Jack McGrath's switch to Ulster, while...
Jack McGrath will join the growing number of former Leinster players at Ulster next season...
They spent most of their working days together, the darkness of winter slowly ceding to spring's promise of brighter days ahead.
Grief, of the sporting kind, still engulfs Leinster but, as in life, soon they must move on.
Leinster and Ireland flanker Dan Leavy has opened up on his heartbreak after being ruled out of the rest of the season and the upcoming World Cup...
Sporting battles can often create individual winners amongst the losers. They produce casualties, too.
For Leinster, it often seems that nothing is ever enough. We meet Jack Conan afterwards as he is shuffling around distractedly in his pocket for loose change. The wages of a sporting war. Some...
Leinster are expected to today confirm that Dan Leavy suffered significant knee ligament damage in Saturday's win over Ulster and the flanker is in grave danger of missing Ireland's World Cup...
The great attraction of this competition when it was cobbled together in 1995 to service the new game of professional rugby was the sheer glamour of cross border contact. Its many memorable moments over the years featured the best of one country against the best of another whom they...
Leo Cullen has revealed that Dan Leavy will be out for some time after suffering a sickening second-half injury during Leinster's dramatic Champions...
Sometimes selection is not about the risks you take but the risks you don't. When playing safe is more dangerous than the alternative.
Last Sunday, Cill Dara, Balbriggan and Garda enjoyed big wins in their Leinster League divisional promotion/relegation play-offs while in the Metro League the previous afternoon there were wins...
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