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Rugby Comes to Tallaght

This weekend, when I’d recovered from being scared out of my skin by the F16 flyover, I headed up to Tallaght Stadium to check out the pre-season rugby match between Leinster and Ulster. 209 more words


The Academies: Leinster

Loosehead Prop

  • Ed Byrne(20/Year 3/UCD/Clongowes)
  • Peter Dooley(20/Year 2/Lansdowne/Birr RFC)

Ed Byrne missed the start of last season with a shoulder problem, but returned in the second half impressed for the A team. 612 more words


The Future of the Leinster Football Championship

I wrote, last year, about the push that is in place for a change to the format of the GAA Football Championship. My view last year was that the GAA would be short-sighted to change a format that has worked well for over a century. 1,548 more words

Leinster Club players striving to be the next Sean O'Brien

Since the emergence of Sean O’Brien from the Leinster Academy five years ago, people have wondered when the next star from the the club/youth scene in Leinster would step forward. 454 more words

Jonny's Coming Back

Hello everyone. Welcome back! The rugby season is cranking up and the blog will be getting back to its usual schedule after our summer downtime. We’re wonderfully refreshed after the break, thanks for asking. 734 more words


Big Ben

Recently we posted a blog about replacing Drico. The conclusion of which was that we should look for a player from the southern hemisphere, but not despair if we did not find one as we had options. 1,113 more words


Rob Kearney takes part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Ireland and Leinster rugby star Rob Kearney has become the latest celebrity/sports star to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Prior to being drenched by two of his Leinster colleagues, the Willville man nominated TV presenters Laura Whitmore and Pat Kenny to join him in the challenge. 7 more words

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