Leinster ‘A’ to Welcome Munster on Good Friday
January 30, 2018 4:45 pm Marcus Ó Buachalla
It’s been confirmed that Leinster ‘A’ will welcome Munster ‘A’ to Donnybrook Stadium for the Quarter-Final of the British & Irish Cup on Friday, 30th March (Kick Off: 3.00pm).
The game will kick off a huge weekend of rugby for Leinster as the senior team welcome Saracens to the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, 1st April at 3.30pm in the Quarter-Finals of the Champions Cup.
Leinster ‘A’ won back-to-back British & Irish Cup titles in 2013, defeating Newcastle Falcons 18-17 in the final at Kingston Park, and 2014, defeating Leeds Carnegie (now Yorkshire Carnegie) in the final at Donnybrook by 44-17.
Ireland Under 20s head coach Noel McNamara is also the head coach of Leinster ‘A’ and oversaw a campaign this season that would see his young charges win five of their six pool games to secure the home Quarter-Final against Munster ‘A’.
The final pool game against Doncaster Knights was the only blight on an otherwise very impressive campaign.
Leinster ‘A’ – 2017/18 Fixtures & Results
Doncaster Knights 17-41 Leinster ‘A’ (14th October, Castle Park)
Leinster ‘A’ 29-10 Blues Premiership Select (21st October)
Bristol Rugby 35-46 Leinster ‘A’ (8th December, Ashton Gate)
Leinster ‘A’ 50-15 Bristol Rugby (15th December)
Blues Premiership Select 27-41 Leinster ‘A’ (13th January, KO 2.30pm)
Leinster ‘A’ 28-37 Doncaster Knights (20th January, KO 2pm)