Pro14: Johnny Sexton becomes Leinster's leading points scorer in 23-17 win v Munster - BBC Sport

Johnny Sexton became Leinster's all-time leading points scorer as the hosts held off Munster in the Irish Pro14 derby at the Aviva Stadium. Rory O'Loughlin barged over on 17 minutes and while Ian Keatley's intercept effort levelled the game, Leinster ...

Victory over Munster can kick-start Leinster's season, says Johnny Sexton - Irish Mirror

Johnny Sexton hopes Leinster's six point victory over Munster at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon "kick-starts" Leinster's season - with the Champions Cup opener against Montpellier next Saturday in mind. The Blues have now won five from six of their ...

Fly-half Johnny Sexton sets new all-time points-scoring record for Leinster - Belfast Telegraph

Johnny Sexton set a new Leinster points-scoring record in the 23-17 Guinness PRO14 victory over Munster at the Aviva Stadium. Rory O'Loughlin's well-taken brace of tries had the hosts leading 14-7 at half-time, sandwiching an intercept score from ...

The Leinster And Munster Player Ratings From Today's Aviva Derby - Balls.ie

The bragging rights belong to Leinster after a 23-17 win over Munster at the Aviva stadium. It was a haggard, frenzied game with both sides a little coarse around the edges as they sharpened up their preparation ahead of the Champions Cup next weekend.

Johnny Sexton breaks Leinster's points record as they hold off Munster at the Aviva - Irish Mirror

Johnny Sexton broke Leinster's all-time points record as the Blues limbered up for Champions Cup action with a narrow home win over their old rivals. Sexton's 44th minute penalty did the trick after two first-half try conversions as the 32-year-old ...

WATCH: Johnny Sexton explains how Murray and Zebo terrorise their team-mates at Irish camp - Independent.ie

Conor Murray, left, and Simon Zebo of Munster celebrate after the Guinness PRO12 semi 1 Conor Murray, left, and Simon Zebo of Munster celebrate after the Guinness PRO12 semi-final between Munster and Ospreys at Thomond Park in Limerick. (Photo By ...

A 60 second look at Leinster v Munster - Irish Examiner

Key moment: Having survived for the 10 minutes Niall Scannell spent in the sin-bin, winning that period 7-0 to level the match on the half hour, Munster found themselves easily stretched when back to their full complement, Johnny Sexton and Joey ...

Sexton stars as Leinster overpower Munster ahead of European challenge - Independent.ie

7 October 2017; Jonathan Sexton of Leinster kicks a penalty to become Leinster's all- 1 7 October 2017; Jonathan Sexton of Leinster kicks a penalty to become Leinster's all-time point-scorer during the Guinness PRO14 Round 6 match between Leinster and ...

Leinster v Munster - Sexton stars as Rory O'Loughlin brace sees Leinster home - Independent.ie

7 October 2017; Rory O'Loughlin of Leinster celebrates with team-mates Luke 1 7 October 2017; Rory O'Loughlin of Leinster celebrates with team-mates Luke McGrath, left, Scott Fardy, centre, and Robbie Henshaw after scoring his side's first try during ...

Munster make-do with losing bonus from Leinster defeat - Limerick Leader

Munster have now won just one of their last 11 visits to Lansdowne Road in all competitions with Leinster running out deserving winners against the visitors in a high octane interprovincial clash played before an official attendance of 46,374. A ...

O'Loughlin on the double as Leinster inflict more Aviva Stadium pain on Munster - The42

The scoreboard will suggest a tight contest but Leinster proved far too strong again for their southern rivals. By Ryan Bailey Saturday 7 Oct 2017, 3:59 PM. 7 minutes ago 871 Views 7 Comments. http://the42.ie/3634838. Share Tweet Email. O'Loughlin ...

Johnny Sexton breaks points record as Leinster take derby spoils - RTE.ie

Leinster claimed the early interprovincial bragging rights as Munster's late surge and Keith earls try could only deliver a losing bonus point. The visitors' last win here came in 2014 and Rassie Erasmus' men never looked like convincing contenders for ...

Leinster too good for Munster and Josh van der Flier too good for everyone - SportsJOE.ie

Munster have not fared too well on their recent trips up to Dublin and, on a record-breaking day for Johnny Sexton, that trend continued. Keith Earls got two tries for Munster but they were matched with a double from Leinster centre Rory O'Loughlin.

Leinster Edge Out Attritional Battle Over Bitter Rivals Munster - Pundit Arena

Munster entered this game looking to end their Aviva Stadium hoodoo, the men in red lost on all occasions in their three trips to Irish Rugby HQ last season. It was a tight opening 15 minutes where both sides had prolonged periods of possession without ...

Gallery: Leinster v Munster - Irish Times

Leinster's Adam Byrne competes for a high ball with Ian Keatley of Munster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email App Share to LinkedIn Share to Pinterest Share to Reddit Share to ...

Watch: CJ Stander Shows There's Little He Can't After Hooker Sent To The Bin - Balls.ie

CJ Stander made his 100th appearance for Munster on Saturday afternoon and his importance to the side was portrayed midway through the first half when the number eight was given the task to throw into the Munster lineout. Munster hooker Niall Scannell ...

CJ Stander can now add lineout throwing to his list of amazing accomplishments - SportsJOE.ie

The man-mountain is on his 100th cap for Munster. The province are taking on Leinster in their biggest game of the PRO14 so far this season. Their starting hooker Niall Scannell had been sin-binned early on in the game for a deliberate knock on, and a ...

Tony Ward: Back-row battle will be key in splitting old rivals - Independent.ie

Andrew Conway is not on All Black Damian McKenzie's level but is very much a quality 1 Andrew Conway is not on All Black Damian McKenzie's level but is very much a quality player of that ilk. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile. Tony Ward Email. October ...

Alan Quinlan: Derby clash can set tone for entire season - Independent.ie

'The back-row battle is going to be where this game is won and 1 'The back-row battle is going to be where this game is won and lost and I can see Van der Flier having a big impact.' Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile. Alan Quinlan. October 7 2017 2:30 AM.

Leinster v Munster - Can Munster exact revenge in second Irish derby of the weekend - Independent.ie

Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus, right, with Leinster head coach Leo Cullen prior 1 Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus, right, with Leinster head coach Leo Cullen prior to the Guinness PRO14 Round 6 match between Leinster and Munster ...