Saturday 17 August 2019

Leinster announce ground-breaking men and women's double header

Leinster Women's head coach Ben Armstrong, Ed Byrne of Leinster, Michelle Claffey of Leinster, and Leinster head coach Leo Cullen. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
Leinster Women's head coach Ben Armstrong, Ed Byrne of Leinster, Michelle Claffey of Leinster, and Leinster head coach Leo Cullen. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Harry Clarke

Leinster will kick-start their new season with a ground-breaking men and women's double header.

Leo Cul;len's Pro14 champions take on Coventry in the first match of their pre season schedule on August 17 at 3pm at Energia Park. Then, at 5.30pm, Ben Armstrong's defending Interprovincial women's champions will get the defence of their title underway against Connacht.

Cullen's men will then travel to Canada for a clash on August 24 while the women face away games against Ulster (August 24) and Munster (August 31).

Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Schedule:

17th August 2019, Leinster Rugby v Coventry, Energia Park (KO: 3.00pm)

24th August 2019, Canada v Leinster Rugby, Tim Hortons Field (KO: TBC)

w/c 9th September 2019, 3rd Fixture TBC Later This Week

Irish Rugby Women’s Interprovincial Schedule:

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