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Rabo – O’Driscoll & Cullen Hoping To Sign Off With Silverware

Leinster v Glasgow Warriors - Celtic League 2012/13 Round 18

Given that the latest squad update has him training in full, Brian O’Driscoll will almost certainly be donning the 13 jersey one last time when Matt O’Connor names his 23 later today. There has been many farewells for this great champion and ambassador of the sport over the last 9 months, but this is it. Tomorrow at 6pm, Brian O’Driscoll will take to the field for his final ever game of professional rugby. Do you want any more reason to make this one a must-watch? Continue reading

Rabo – Final Farewells Kick Off For Leinster


He has echoed the thought himself, and it is true, Brian O’Driscoll has been retiring for an awful long time at this stage. True enough, hanging up the green jersey with a Six Nations title to go with it and no Heineken Cup left to play for, the biggest flair of his retirement is probably gone. But keep in mind Leinster haven’t exactly a lavish track record with the Pro 12 title and to think it means any less to him or Leinster as a whole just because it is the only remaining prize would be a mistake Continue reading

Season Redemption At Stake For Leinster And Ulster – Rabo Final Preview


All the buzz may be about the Lions at the minute, but for 46 Irish players all focus is on the RDS for now. Both Leinster and Ulster have had disappointment this season by their standards, Ulster suffering a Heineken Cup quarter final exit after a complete shut down against Saracens and Leinster had to make the most of relegation to the Amlin which they admittedly did in style. But both sides have put serious threats out in the last few seasons for the Celtic title yet neither have put on a hand on it on some time. In fact, the last time Ulster took the title was before the Grand Final was brought back and they only barely edged out Leinster on points after a whopper punt from David Humphreys. Expect something awfully similar on Saturday.
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