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Heineken Cup Final: Leinster 42-14 Ulster

LEINSTER WON the Heineken Cup for the third time in four years, beating Ulster 42-14 at Twickenham. The Northern Irishmen started the game well, enjoying the majority of the possession…

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Heineken Cup Final – Leinster v Ulster preview

THE FRENCH and English clubs have fallen by the wayside in this season’s Heineken Cup, so Twickenham will play host to the first all-Irish final on Saturday afternoon. Leinster are…

Looking good in yellow and blue: Nathan Hines

French focus: Top 14

They began camping out the day before tickets went on sale at Clermont’s ground for Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with Leinster, writes Gavin Mortimer. Such is the fervour for all…

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Future Faces – Ben Nutley and Luke McGrath

Lewis Moody may have retired, but there’s a new flanker in his mould making his mark in the East Midlands – at Franklin’s Gardens. Ben Nutley, who turns 20 this…

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Munster v Leinster preview

THE TOP two in the RaboDirect Pro12 go head-to-head at Thomond Park tonight as Munster host their Irish rivals Leinster. It’s sure to be an enthralling match, but who’s going…

Rugby returns to Donnybrook

Rugby returns to Donnybrook

The Leinster team to face the Melbourne Rebels in Friday night’s opening fixture of the Bank of Ireland Series in Donnybrook (KO: 7pm) has been named. New Zealand out-half Mat…

Leinster aim to claim Europe’s top prize

Leinster aim to claim Europe’s top prize

The Leinster team to face Northampton Saints in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (KO: 5pm) has been named. Leo Cullen leads a Leinster team which is…

Saints looking forward to Leinster challenge

Saints looking forward to Leinster challenge

Director of rugby Jim Mallinder says that the Northampton Saints team is looking forward to taking on Leinster at the Millennium Stadium in tomorrow’s Heineken Cup final. The Saints travelled…

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Magners League Semi-finals Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor SO THE Magners League Grand Final is decided; it will be an all-Ireland affair between Munster and Leinster, the top two in the…

Ruan Pienaar and Cian Healy

Magners League Semi-Finals Preview

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE MAGNERS LEAGUE finalists will be decided this weekend with Ireland guaranteed at least one team in the season’s climax. Ulster visit Leinster…