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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…

Munster scrum

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…

Leinster are in pieces despite win

Leinster are in pieces despite win

Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt admitted his side were “in pieces” after their defeat of Leicester in the Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final. The game proved to be a fiercely physical…

Leinster v Leicester

Leicester rue missed opportunities

Leicester were defeated 17-10 by Leinster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in a match which saw many of England’s internationals return to the scene…

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Heat too much for Leinster

Leinster threw away an 11-point half-time lead to lose 23-24 to Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday night. The visitors had looked the far more dangerous team in the first…