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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…

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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…

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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…

Munster spirit wins derby day

Munster spirit wins derby day

Munster coach Tony McGahan praised his side’s attitude and spirit on Saturday night having watched them come back from an 11-point deficit at half-time to defeat Leinster 24-23 in the…

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Munster favourites in derby clash

Munster go into Saturday evening’s provincial derby clash as 4/7 favourites to beat in-form Leinster according to Ladbrokes.  The Thomond Park showdown will be a chance for redemption for the…

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Mike Ross agrees new Ireland contract

Leinster’s Mike Ross is the latest international to commit his future to playing in Ireland. The prop has penned a deal to keep him firmly rooted until the end of…