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Dempsey Praises Young Guns As 'Huge Test' Awaits In Glasgow

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Leinster backs coach Girvan Dempsey spoke to media at Leinster HQ in UCD yesterday and gave an update on the injury front after the bruising Champions Cup encounter with Montpellier.

Robbie Henshaw gets steamrolled by Nemani Nadolo, wins turnover anyway

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw pulled off a feat of brilliance in Leinster's weekend Champions Cup win over Montpellier. After getting easily bumped aside by a streaking Nemani Nadolo, Henshaw managed...

WATCH: Robbie Henshaw AMAZING recovery v 137kg Nadolo

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw pulled off one of the best plays from the opening round of the European Champions Cup this weekend. Faced with the unenviable task of tackling Fijian monster Nemani Nadolo,...

Highlights: Leinster Rugby v Montpellier

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A highly entertaining game was played out in the RDS here today. It was very much a battle of speed against power, as Leinster looked to move the heavier Montpellier side around the field. Leinster went...

Team of the Weekend - Champions Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Dany Priso The young loosehead prop was immense in his sides impressive victory over Harlequins in round one of this year’s Champions Cup. He consistently piled the pressure on his opposite number...

Byrne Replaces Injured Sexton In Leinster Team

2 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has announced his first Champions Cup team of the season as the province welcome Montpellier to the RDS for Saturday's Pool 3 opener (kick-off 1pm).

Robbie Henshaw puts Leinster on track despite Johnny Sexton absence

2 months ago by The Guardian

• Leinster 24-17 Montpellier• Russian side Krasny Yar shock Stade Français in SiberiaLeinster made light of the absence of Johnny Sexton with a winning start to their European Champions Cup campaign,...

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Brodie Retallick ruled out of Bok clash All Black lock Brodie Retallick has been ruled out of the All Blacks last game of the Rugby Championship against the Springboks due to a family tragedy....

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Todd, Patrick Tuipulotu, and Jerome Kaino return to All Blacks as Argentina traveling squad named. Six players will stay home from Argentina and join the squad in South Africa. They...

Weekend Watch: Pro14, Prem Rugby & Top14

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An exciting weekend of European domestic rugby kicks off tonight with the showpiece of the lot coming from Belfast as Ulster host Pro14 reigning champions at the Kingspan Stadium (7:35pm). Pro14 rugby...