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Cap-record holder Toner the latest Leinster star to confirm a new deal
# Signed
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# Signed

Cap-record holder Toner the latest Leinster star to confirm a new deal

Updated Fri 4:28 PM 17,669 Views 18 Comments

The province have announced a raft of new deals this week.

Leinster's Scott Fardy has announced he will retire this summer
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

Leinster's Scott Fardy has announced he will retire this summer

Thu 5:49 PM 22,196 Views 27 Comments

The 36-year-old former Wallaby will hang his boots up after the current season.

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

Mon 8:00 PM 36,559 Views 105 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

Has Josh van der Flier played himself into the Lions conversation?
# Form
From The42
# Form

Has Josh van der Flier played himself into the Lions conversation?

Apr 12th 2021, 3:36 PM 13,487 Views 32 Comments

The Leinster openside’s form was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

'Ronan and Jono, two men we know very well, have been building a great side'
# Familiar Faces
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# Familiar Faces

'Ronan and Jono, two men we know very well, have been building a great side'

Apr 12th 2021, 11:57 AM 37,947 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen and Leinster will have to beat French opposition to win the Champions Cup.

Van der Flier, Kelleher, and Henshaw among the Leinster standouts
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Van der Flier, Kelleher, and Henshaw among the Leinster standouts

Apr 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,967 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster’s side were superb in Sandy Park yesterday.

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury
# Composure
From The42
# Composure

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury

Apr 10th 2021, 8:47 PM 17,440 Views 34 Comments

Leinster overturned a 14-point deficit to beat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
# Turnaround
From The42
# Turnaround

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter

Apr 10th 2021, 7:33 PM 57,059 Views 132 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Apr 10th 2021, 5:02 PM 78,080 Views 34 Comments

Leinster came from 14-0 down to defeat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter
# Exet Strategy
From The42
# Exet Strategy

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,079 Views 3 Comments

The 2018 European champions meet last year’s Champions Cup winners in the European quarter-finals tonight.

Cullen: ‘The group is as motivated as ever – Exeter is a huge challenge’
# Clash Of The Titans
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# Clash Of The Titans

Cullen: ‘The group is as motivated as ever – Exeter is a huge challenge’

Apr 9th 2021, 2:18 PM 9,239 Views 17 Comments

Leinster take on Premiership and Champions Cup winners Exeter Chiefs tomorrow at Sandy Park.

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row

Apr 9th 2021, 12:08 PM 16,017 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men didn’t play last weekend after their clash with Toulon was cancelled.

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'
# Barnhall Bruiser
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# Barnhall Bruiser

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 44,930 Views 24 Comments

Trevor Brennan made a massive success of his move to Toulouse and remains part of the club’s fabric.

Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
# Next Step
From The42
# Next Step

Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 71,176 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.

Leinster's game against Toulon has been cancelled due to a positive Covid case
# Off
From The42
# Off

Leinster's game against Toulon has been cancelled due to a positive Covid case

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:35 PM 57,206 Views 87 Comments

The Champions Cup round-of-16 clash was due to kick off at 5.30pm this evening.

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 7,520 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men have never beaten Toulon but aim to set the record straight at the RDS.

Johnny Sexton returns to captain Leinster against Toulon in Champions Cup
# BIG GUNS
From The42
# BIG GUNS

Johnny Sexton returns to captain Leinster against Toulon in Champions Cup

Apr 1st 2021, 12:27 PM 13,977 Views 27 Comments

Leo Cullen makes four changes to his XV, with James Lowe, Tadhg Furlong and Ryan Baird also starting.

Lancaster and POC encourage Van der Flier's ball-carrying progress
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Lancaster and POC encourage Van der Flier's ball-carrying progress

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 8:32 AM 19,780 Views 29 Comments

The Leinster flanker will hope to show his quality against Toulon tomorrow.

Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster
# Positives
From The42
# Positives

Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 5:00 PM 23,207 Views 38 Comments

The southern province must now turn their attention to the visit of Toulouse.

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset
# Second Receiver
From The42
# Second Receiver

Leinster 15 Keenan's influence against Munster shows his growing skillset

Mar 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 8,588 Views 10 Comments

The 24-year-old has been encouraged to get involved as a distributor.

'The one thing we really take out of it is that we've got the game plan and the skill'
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

'The one thing we really take out of it is that we've got the game plan and the skill'

Mar 30th 2021, 3:29 PM 10,368 Views 27 Comments

Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham feels the Pro14 final was “fairly evenly matched.”

'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 12:00 PM 46,671 Views 46 Comments

The Englishman is staying on for another two years at least.

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'
# Form
From The42
# Form

'If there was a Lions team picked now, he'd be the first name in the backline'

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,860 Views 8 Comments

Robbie Henshaw delivered another outstanding display as Leinster won the Pro14 last weekend.

Jack Conan: 'We want to build on this performance and win everything we can'
# Next Chapter
From The42
# Next Chapter

Jack Conan: 'We want to build on this performance and win everything we can'

Mar 29th 2021, 6:45 AM 3,185 Views 4 Comments

Leinster are aiming to reclaim the Champions Cup they last won in 2018.

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14
# New Arrivals
From The42
# New Arrivals

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14

Mar 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 6,782 Views 8 Comments

Leinster have won the last four titles – but South Africa’s big four provinces are set to join the competition.

Five trophies in four years - the secret behind Leinster's success
# Legacy Builders
From The42
# Legacy Builders

Five trophies in four years - the secret behind Leinster's success

Mar 28th 2021, 7:57 AM 26,846 Views 51 Comments

“Success can make you soft,” says Leinster coach Leo Cullen.

Leinster outplay Munster to win fourth Pro14 title in a row
# Same Old Story
From The42
# Same Old Story

Leinster outplay Munster to win fourth Pro14 title in a row

Mar 27th 2021, 6:54 PM 38,823 Views 216 Comments

Leinster defeated Munster 16-6 with Jack Conan getting the game’s only try.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final

Mar 27th 2021, 4:07 PM 45,188 Views 70 Comments

The two Irish provinces go head-to-head in today’s decider at the RDS.

When brilliant tries from D'Arcy and Horgan helped Leinster to beat Munster
# Classic
From The42
# Classic

When brilliant tries from D'Arcy and Horgan helped Leinster to beat Munster

Mar 27th 2021, 7:45 AM 5,965 Views 2 Comments

20 years ago, Nathan Spooner played a key role as Leinster claimed the inaugural Celtic League.

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final

Mar 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,130 Views 119 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong will be on the bench for Leo Cullen’s side.

'Everyone has Leinster on that pedestal': Beirne bullish about Munster's chances
# Pedigree
From The42
# Pedigree

'Everyone has Leinster on that pedestal': Beirne bullish about Munster's chances

Mar 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,827 Views 16 Comments

Tadhg Beirne helped scupper Munster’s last attempt to win a final, but he is a key man in a Munster side that have come a long way since.

Carbery set to start for Munster as Ireland internationals return
# Full Strength
From The42
# Full Strength

Carbery set to start for Munster as Ireland internationals return

Mar 25th 2021, 7:30 PM 17,573 Views 45 Comments

The southern province are aiming to end their decade-long trophy drought.

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'
# Impact
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# Impact

'It was a goal to get back in the Irish jersey, so it was nice to achieve that'

Mar 25th 2021, 3:31 PM 26,915 Views 15 Comments

Rhys Ruddock would have loved more game time in the Six Nations.

Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster
# Against The Odds
From The42
# Against The Odds

Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster

Mar 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,989 Views 13 Comments

The Munster head coach has tasted success just once against Leinster, but ha confidence that his side can upset the odds on Saturday at the RDS.

'Joey is a world-class player, he'll take Munster's attack to another level'
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'Joey is a world-class player, he'll take Munster's attack to another level'

Mar 24th 2021, 6:15 AM 12,811 Views 12 Comments

Carbery is expected to start at out-half for Munster in the Pro14 final.

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
# Big Dev
From The42
# Big Dev

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 8,348 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'
# J Lowe
From The42
# J Lowe

'James is his usual self, full of life, bouncing around the place'

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 10,426 Views 19 Comments

Leinster believe their environment can help James Lowe get back to his best.

Leo Cullen: 'It was error after error after error from us - we looked panicky'
# Harsh Lessons
From The42
# Harsh Lessons

Leo Cullen: 'It was error after error after error from us - we looked panicky'

Mar 20th 2021, 8:33 AM 13,920 Views 27 Comments

The Leinster coach was reacting to his side’s second half meltdown against Ospreys.

Final quarter charge sees Ospreys win away at Leinster for first time in nine years
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Final quarter charge sees Ospreys win away at Leinster for first time in nine years

Mar 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 15,471 Views 79 Comments

Ospreys come from 19-3 down to record a stunning 24-19 victory.

Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record

Mar 19th 2021, 6:09 AM 4,926 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster lock will make his 261st appearance for his home province this evening.

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