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Match Preview: Edinburgh Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2019-03-21

In stark contrast to last season, Leinster's Irish have trudged back to their province this week on the back of a desperately disappointing Six Nations campaign.

After a bad start against England, Ireland seemed to have re-discovered something close to form against France, but really it was a case of the French being awful rather than Ireland being that good. Against Wales, they were utterly hopeless, beaten up and out-smarted on and off the pitch.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Cheetahs

by Jim O'Connor, 2019-02-28

For the second week in a row, it's Fright Night Lights at the RDS versus South African opposition.

To their credit the Kings did make something of a game of it for twenty minutes or so. They shocked Leinster by taking a 12-7 lead but the score thereafter was 52-7 to the home team so they were never really in any trouble. The Cheetahs should offer a little more competition but probably not much more.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Southern Kings

by Jim O'Connor, 2019-02-21

Well that wasn't the normal game against Italian opposition!

After 20 minutes it was business as usual. Leinster were cruising with a 21 point lead and the watching fans' only fear was trying to retain interest in another facile romp. However, by half-time Leinster's lead had been reduced to two points as Zebre took advantage of some lax defending to score three tries.
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Match Preview: Zebre vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2019-02-21

Three week ago, when Leinster were last in action, Irish rugby was in a much sunnier mood.

Now though it's in a more uncertain place after a bad home defeat by England followed by a scratchy win in Scotland. But for Leinster it's business as usual as they have a three match run over the Six Nations period and they've been fortunate with the teams they're facing as they're three of the lowest placed in the competition.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Scarlets

by Jim O'Connor, 2019-01-24

Leinster completed their task of European qualification with a business-like win over Wasps last weekend. A home quarter-final against Ulster in the Aviva awaits at the end of March and Leinster this week waved goodbye to most of their internationals until then.
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