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Robbie Henshaw ruled out for rest of Six Nations
Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw is ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations after undergoing an operation on a dislocated shoulder.
Feb 12, 14:20
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Ireland without hooker Sean Cronin for Six Nations
Leinster confirm that Sean Cronin suffered a high-grade hamstring tear in the win over Zebre, essentially ruling him out of Ireland's upcoming Six Nations campaign.
Jan 16, 17:06
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Jordi Murphy ruled out for up to nine months
Ireland and Leinster number eight Jordi Murphy is ruled out for up to nine months after damaging his ACL during the historic 40-29 win over New Zealand in Chicago.
Nov 7, 21:55
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Ireland prop Nathan White forced to retire due to concussion
Ireland international prop Nathan White announces his retirement from the sport on medical grounds due to ongoing problems with concussion.
Sep 28, 17:19
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Leinster appoint former England head coach Stuart Lancaster as senior coach
Leinster appoint former England head coach Stuart Lancaster as a senior coach.
Sep 5, 16:01
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Leinster Rugby's Luke Fitzgerald retires from professional rugby
Leinster Rugby announce that Luke Fitzgerald has retired from rugby on medical advice.
Jun 28, 09:11
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Ireland prop Cian Healy a doubt for Six Nations opener after knee surgery
Ireland prop Cian Healy emerges as a doubt for the Six Nations opener against Wales having undergone a minor operation on his knee.
Jan 6, 15:37
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Sean O'Brien signs new Irish Rugby Football Union, Leinster deal
Flanker Sean O'Brien signs a new contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union that will keep him at Leinster for at least another four years.
Dec 22, 16:36
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Ireland call up Rhys Ruddock as Peter O'Mahony replacement
Leinster flanker Rhys Ruddock replaces the injured Peter O'Mahony in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad.
Oct 12, 15:03
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Leinster flanker Kevin McLaughlin, 31, retires on medical advice
Leinster flanker Kevin McLaughlin is forced to retire from the professional game on medical grounds, as multiple concussions put an end to the 31-year-old's career.
Sep 22, 17:10
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Leo Cullen appointed Leinster head coach
Leinster announce that former captain Leo Cullen has agreed to become the club's new head coach on a two-year deal.
Aug 19, 13:01
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Gordon D'Arcy set to retire after World Cup
Ireland and Leinster centre Gordon D'Arcy announces that he will retire from rugby at the end of the 2015 World Cup.
May 2, 14:16
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Ireland hooker Sean Cronin ruled out for three months
Shoulder surgery rules Ireland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin out of action for around three months.
Apr 29, 18:40
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Leigh Halfpenny suffers injury blow on Toulon return
A report claims that Leigh Halfpenny's latest shoulder injury is not likely to see him undergo surgery, although he is a major doubt for Toulon's meeting with Leintster.
Apr 12, 12:35
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Ian Madigan: Leinster "really tested" by Bath
Leinster fly-half Ian Madigan says that the team were "really tested" during their 18-15 win over Bath in the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final.
Apr 4, 17:31
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Dave Kearney, Eoin Reddan doubts for Ireland opener
Leinster coach Matt O'Connor reveals that Ireland pair Dave Kearney and Eoin Reddan may miss the start of the Six Nations through shoulder and knee injuries.
Jan 25, 04:57
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Wasps bring in fly-half Jimmy Gopperth from Leinster
Wasps complete the signing of New Zealand fly-half Jimmy Gopperth from Leinster ahead of the 2015-16 season.
Jan 7, 15:05
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Ireland prop Martin Moore sidelined for 12 weeks
Ireland prop Martin Moore is sidelined for around 12 weeks with a shoulder injury.
Oct 13, 17:21
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Leinster confirm Sean O'Brien injury blow
Sean O'Brien will miss between the next five to six months after it was confirmed that he requires further surgery on his shoulder.
Oct 2, 13:43
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Brian O'Driscoll: 'I'll miss team spirit'
Brian O'Driscoll reveals that he will miss being around his Leinster and Ireland teammates following his retirement from professional rugby.
Jun 1, 15:09
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Joe Schmidt: 'I would be delighted if Jonathan Sexton returned to Ireland'
Joe Schmidt admits that he would be "delighted" to see Jonathan Sexton playing his club rugby in Ireland.
Mar 19, 05:47
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Jonathan Sexton: Leinster return "not going to happen"
Ireland full-back Jonathan Sexton insists that he is planning to honour his contract at Racing Metro amid reports linking him with a return to former club Leicester.
Mar 18, 00:37
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Leinster's Luke Fitzgerald admits considering Munster move
Luke Fitzgerald reveals that Brian O'Driscoll convinced him to stay at Leinster as opposed to making the move to Munster last year.
Jan 28, 11:47
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Sean O'Brien a Six Nations doubt with shoulder injury
Ireland and Leinster back row Sean O'Brien could miss this year's Six Nations after suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder.
Dec 29, 17:14
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Tom Wood: Northampton "ashamed" by Leinster loss
Tom Wood admits that Northampton Saints were embarrassed by the nature of their 40-7 defeat at the hands of Leinster.
Dec 8, 22:48
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Jim Mallinder slams embarrassing Leinster rout
Northampton Saint director of rugby Jim Mallinder slams their 40-7 defeat to Leinster in the Heineken Cup on Saturday.
Dec 8, 07:32
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Leinster bring in Australian veteran Lote Tuqiri
Leinster sign veteran Australian back Lote Tuqiri on a short-term deal.
Sep 18, 16:58
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Brian O'Driscoll announces retirement plans
Ireland's record try scorer Brian O'Driscoll confirms that he will retire from all forms of rugby at the end of the season.
Sep 4, 12:05
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Northampton Saints to face Leinster, Ospreys in Heienken Cup
The Heineken Cup draw sees Northampton Saints pitted against Irish side Leinster, Ospreys of Wales and French club Castres in Pool One.
Jun 5, 22:08
Leinster's Ian Madigan scores a try against Stade Francais during the Challenge Cup Final on May 17, 2013
Leinster take Pro12 crown with Ulster win
Leinster take the Pro12 crown with 24-18 win over Ulster.
May 26, 18:52
Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll in action against France on March 10, 2013
Brian O'Driscoll rules out 2015 World Cup appearance
Brian O'Driscoll says that he won't prolong his retirement until after the 2015 World Cup.
May 23, 08:26
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Warren Gatland hopeful over British and Irish Lions duo
Warren Gatland is confident that Brian O'Driscoll and Sean O'Brien will be fit for the opening match of the British and Irish Lions tour.
May 21, 07:28
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Joe Schmidt eyes Leinster double
Leinster coach Joe Schmidt wants his side to seal a European double following Friday's European Challenge Cup triumph over Stade Francais.
May 18, 01:39
Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll in action against France on March 10, 2013
Brian O'Driscoll signs one-year deal with Leinster and Irish RFU
Brian O'Driscoll signs a new one-year deal with Leinster and the Irish Rugby Football Union.
May 16, 10:08
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Cian Healey: 'It will be hard to focus'
Leinster prop Cian Healy admits that it will be hard to focus on the remainder of the domestic season ahead of the Lions' tour of Australia this summer.
May 13, 15:10
Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor during the match with Bath on May 5, 2012
Matt O'Connor "delighted" to join Leinster
Matt O'Connor admits his delight after agreeing a three-year contract to take charge of Leinster.
May 6, 16:10

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