Mick Dawson

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Leinster and the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) have agreed to redevelop their grounds in Dublin into a 25,000 capacity stadium. The design of the new com(...)

Leinster secondrow Quinn Roux will join Connacht on loan until December 31st initially. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster are to loan secondrow Quinn Roux and scrumhalf John Cooney to Connacht next season.South African Roux, who will join on an initial deal up to(...)

Rocky Elsom (left) is tackled by George Chuter and Tom Croft of Leicester in the 2009 Heineken Cup final. The signing of Elsom has hugely important in the Irish province making the big breakthrough in claiming victory in Europe’s premier competition.   Photograph: Graham Stuart/Inpho

Back in the summer of 2008, Michael Cheika asked (more likely thumped the table and screamed) for an influx of quality overseas players. Leinst(...)


19/02/14 Ex Ireland and Leinster player
 Reg
gie
 Corrigan:  seeking compensation for the loss of his position as 
manner in which he ceased to be departed as 
scrum coach with Leinster in 2012
pictured at the Employments Appeals Tribunal, Adelaide Road, Dublin today
. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Former Irish international rugby player Reg Corrigan lost his coaching position with the Leinster branch of the IRFU in breach of employment l(...)

Leinster’s Jordi Murphy is tackled by Castres’ Brice Dulin and Cedric Garcia during Sunday’s Heineken Cup match at Stade Pierre Antoine. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster chief executive Mick Dawson has expressed his province’s anger at being pitted with a five-day turnaround into Friday’s game against the O(...)

Jamie Heaslip in action for Leinster against Castres at the   Stade Pierre Antoine. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The possibility of Jamie Heaslip joining Toulon next season appears to be moving a step closer with the news that his agents are scheduled to meet wi(...)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor: repeats his assertion that developing a player of Heineken Cup/Test standard takes time, and without Jamie Heaslip and Seán O’Brien “you would lose the transitional pieces”.  Photograph: Inpho

Mick Dawson is in his 13th year as chief executive of the Leinster Branch. In that time the organisation has undergone quite a transformation, from an(...)

Leinster’s Seán O’Brien in action against the Ospreys last weekend.

The IRFU strongly reject a suggestion attributed to Seán O’Brien’s agent, Fintan Drury, that they have not yet begun negotiations regarding a new cont(...)

Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster are hoping that the IRFU will expedite the process of finding a successor to Declan Kidney as coach to the national side if their pref(...)

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