Leinster Rugby will this morning confirm a first ever double-header between the Leinster Men’s and Women’s teams to take place at Energia Park on Saturday, 17th August 2019.

At 3.00pm Leo Cullen’s defending Guinness PRO14 champions will play their first game of the Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Schedule against Coventry, while at 5.30pm Ben Armstrong’s defending Interprovincial Women’s Champions will get the defence of their title underway against Connacht.

Tickets will go on sale later this morning around 10 AM and are expected to be priced at €5 for U16’s and €10 for adults with a single ticket covering both games.

The following weekend Leinster Men will travel to Canada for the second game in the pre-season. They will take on the Canada team bound for the Rugby World Cup in Hamilton Ontario before returning to Ireland for the final game of their warm-up programme and the start of the Guinness Pro14 season on September 27th.

The Women’s team will complete their Interprovincial schedule with two away games against Ulster on August 24th and Connacht on August 31st.

Bank of Ireland sponsor the Leinster Women’s team, as well as the Men’s, and have also been active over the summer supporting the Leinster Rugby summer camps aimed at bringing on future generations.

Join us on Thursday morning for a special feature looking at the business of summer camps across the country.