County Carlow FC will host a Leinster open training session on Thursday, August 2 at 1.15pm. Entry to the open training session is free and all are welcome to attend.
After the training session at County Carlow FC, supporters will get the opportunity to meet the players, get autographs and take photos with the reigning PRO14 and European champions. The first group of Leinster players reported back for pre-season training on June 20, with Ireland internationals due to return on July 23 after the mid-summer break.
Leinster’s first Bank of Ireland pre-season friendly match will take place away to US Montauban on Friday, August 10 at the Stade Sapiac (kick-off 8.30pm local time/7.30pm Irish time).
The following Friday, Leo Cullen’s men will play their first game at home since last season’s historic double was claimed against the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium back in May. English Premiership side Newcastle Falcons will provide the opposition at Energia Park on August 17 (kick-off 7pm), with tickets on sale now from €;10/5.
Leinster Pre-Season Training & Match Schedule:
June 20: Players return for pre-season training
July 6: Players take a two-week mid-summer ‘working holiday’
July 23: All players return for pre-season, including Ireland senior and Under-20 internationals
August 2: Open training session at County Carlow FC (1.15pm)
August 10: Bank of Ireland pre-season friendly v US Montauban
August 17: Bank of Ireland pre-season friendly v Newcastle Falcons, Energia Park, kick-off 7pm – tickets are available here. Click here to buy your Leinster Rugby Season Ticket(s).