Category Archives: European Rugby

United Rugby Championship Follow-Up Piece: Leinster V Benetton – Leo Cullen – The42.ie – February 19 2024

‘It’s very positive’ – Leinster welcome Byrne and Osborne back from injury Leo Cullen hailed the fit-again pair after Saturday’s win over Benetton. FOLLOWING SIGNIFICANT ABSENCES for both players, Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was pleased to be able to … Continue reading

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United Rugby Championship: Leinster V Benetton – The Irish Examiner (Print) – February 19 2024

Cullen believes Osborne is ‘one for the future’ for his Leinster side Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was pleased to be able to welcome Ross Byrne and Jamie Osborne back into the fold for his side’s United Rugby Championship victory … Continue reading

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United Rugby Championship: Leinster V Benetton – The42.ie – February 17 2024

Leinster produce powerful second half against Benetton to retain URC top spot Leo Cullen’s men registered 26 unanswered points after the restart to convincingly see off the challenge of their Italian visitors. Leinster 47 Benetton 18 LEINSTER PRODUCED A powerful … Continue reading

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United Rugby Championship: Leinster V Benetton – The Irish Examiner (Online) – February 17 2024

Strong second half sees Leinster retain top spot over Benetton Leading 21-18 at the end of an entertaining first half of the action, Leo Cullen’s men registered 26 unanswered points after the restart to convincingly see off the challenge of … Continue reading

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United Rugby Championship Preview: Leinster V Benetton – The Irish Examiner – February 17 2024

Nienaber not expecting any change to Benetton style Nienaber is expecting a similar approach from a team that have recorded seven wins from nine league games this season. DAIRE WALSH Despite taking on a side that are in a similar … Continue reading

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United Rugby Championship Preview: Leinster V Benetton – The Irish Times – February 17 2024

Leinster v Benetton: Ross Byrne and Jamie Osborne return from injury Thomas Clarkson excited to face Italian side in URC encounter Daire Walsh Following an extended break from competitive action, Leinster tighthead prop Thomas Clarkson is excited by the prospect … Continue reading

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Leinster Build-Up To Benetton Home In United Rugby Championship: Jacques Nienaber – The42.ie – February 13 2024

Nienaber backs Flannery for ‘Boks success, while Ross Byrne inches closer to Leinster return Ciarán Frawley has also been released back to Leinster ahead of Saturday’s top-of-the-table URC clash with Benetton. HE PREVIOUSLY WORKED with Jerry Flannery during a 16-month … Continue reading

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Leinster Build-Up To Benetton Home In United Rugby Championship: Jacques Nienaber – The Irish Examiner – February 13 2024

Nienaber: ‘I think it’s a good opportunity for Jerry and I think he will be good for the Boks’ Rassie Erasmus has returned to combining Director of Rugby and head coach duties with the Springboks in the wake of Nienaber’s … Continue reading

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Clash Of Champions: Munster V Crusaders – The Sunday Times – February 4 2024

Munster cling on to triumph in ‘clash of the champions’  Munster 21  Crusaders 19  Daire Walsh A wayward stoppage-time conversion strike from Rivez Reihana proved crucial at Pairc Ui Chaoimh last night as Munster held out to secure a marquee … Continue reading

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Leinster Build-Up To Leicester Tigers Away In Champions Cup: Joe McCarthy – The Irish Sun – January 19 2024

EUR READY Joe McCarthy insists Leinster are ready and waiting for a backlash from Leicester in Champions Cup clash TIGERS went down 45-12 to defending champions La Rochelle but given their rich European pedigree, McCarthy and Co are wary of what … Continue reading

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