Category Archives: European Rugby

Guinness PRO14: Benetton V Leinster – The Irish Examiner (Print) – October 12 2020

Leo Cullen turns to youth after Ireland stars see Leinster keep 100% record Thanks to converted tries by James Tracy and James Lowe, Leinster held a 20-13 interval cushion DAIRE WALSH PRO14: Benetton 25 Leinster 37 With several of those who … Continue reading

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Guinness PRO14: Benetton V Leinster – The Irish Examiner (Online) – October 10 2020

Ross Molony seals Leinster bonus point on first trip abroad since February James Tracy and James Lowe also scored tries for Leo Cullen’s side DAIRE WALSH Benetton 25 Leinster 37  In front of 1,000 spectators at Stadio Monigo, Leinster held … Continue reading

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Leinster Pre-Benetton Away Media Briefing: James Ryan & Felipe Contepomi – The Irish Examiner – October 6 2020

James Ryan: ‘It’s probably not too healthy to be checking cases on the news every night’ DAIRE WALSH Since the resumption of professional rugby on these shores in the middle of August, Leinster and Ireland second row James Ryan has … Continue reading

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Guinness PRO14 2020/21: Leinster V Dragons

GUINNESS PRO14 LEINSTER 35 DRAGONS 5 By Daire Walsh Leinster shook off the cobwebs at the RDS on Friday night to record an emphatic bonus point triumph over Dragons in Conference A of the Guinness PRO14. Leo Cullen’s men are … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Heineken Champions Cup Quarter-Final – Mark McCall & Leo Cullen – Press Association – September 19 2020

‘We put Leinster under the kind of pressure that we hoped we could put them under, but you’ve got to go out and do it’ Director of rugby Mark McCall heaped praise on his Saracens squad after they advanced to the semi-finals … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Guinness PRO14 Final – Leinster V Ulster (Leo Cullen & Dan McFarland) – Press Association – September 13 2020

Strength-in-depth key for Leinster ahead of Saracens European clash, says head coach Leo Cullen Leinster head coach Leo Cullen praised the strength-in-depth of his squad following their convincing 27-5 Guinness PRO14 final win over Ulster at the Aviva Stadium. Cullen’s table-topping side … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Guinness PRO14 Semi-Final – Leo Cullen (Leinster) & Johann Van Graan (Munster) – Press Association – September 4 2020

Leo Cullen happy to be through to another Pro 14 final after ‘brutal’ contest against Munster Following an ‘ugly contest’ against arch rivals Munster, Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was pleased to book a place in the Guinness Pro14 final … Continue reading

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Ian Nagle News Interview On Zebre & Cork Constitution: The Evening Echo – April 20 2020

Love for his home club runs deep for Ian RUGBY Daire Walsh DESPITE being away from the club since 2014, Cork Constitution is never far from the mind of Buttevant native Ian Nagle. Currently on a hiatus from Italian side … Continue reading

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Ian Nagle Feature Interview On Zebre & COVID-19: The Evening Echo – 20 April 2020

Former Munster player Ian Nagle hopes to return to action with Zebre in Italy Daire Walsh GIVEN the extent to which the Coronavirus disease has gripped the northern part of Italy in recent weeks, Ian Nagle has no hesitation in … Continue reading

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Ian Nagle Interview On Zebre & Dealing With COVID-19: The Irish Sun – April 18 2020

TOUGH RULE  Italian-based rugby ace Ian Nagle says teammates can only walk their pets a distance of 100 metres due to Covid-19 Daire Walsh IAN NAGLE admits he cannot wait to resume his career with Italian outfit Zebre, despite returning … Continue reading

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