In Numbers: Leinster
This Friday's contest at the RDS Arena will be the 33rd meeting between Edinburgh and Leinster in the Guinness PRO14. Stay in tune with the key numbers ahead of the Round 3 match-up in Dublin:
Overall Guinness PRO14 record
Played 32, Leinster won 20, Edinburgh won 12
Head to Head: Recent Championship meetings
Friday 16 September, 2016: Edinburgh 20-33 Leinster
Friday 17 February, 2017: Leinster 39-10 Edinburgh
Friday 29 September, 2017: Leinster 21-13 Edinburgh
Friday 9 February, 2018: Edinburgh 29-24 Leinster
Saturday 22 September, 2018: Leinster 31-7 Edinburgh
Friday 22 March, 2019: Edinburgh 28-11 Leinster
Did you know?
The only previous time that Leinster have begun a Guinness PRO14 season with three successive wins since 2003/04 was in 2017 when they went on to take the title.
Leinster’s only defeat at the RDS Arena since April 2018 was to Glasgow in April 2019.
The Leinstermen’s recent record against Scottish opponents in the Championship is won two, lost four.
Edinburgh also have a 100per cent winning record after two rounds but have not won their opening three matches since 2015/16.
Edinburgh’s only victory over an Irish province in any competition for the last twelve months was against Leinster at BT Murrayfield in the Guinness PRO14 in March.
The last five meetings between the two sides have all been won by the home team on the day whilst Edinburgh’s most recent victory in Dublin was at Donny brook in November 2005.