Ross Deacon of Lansdowne scores a try against Young Munster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Centre pair Tom Farrell and Tom Daly starred behind a dominant scrum as Lansdowne began their Ulster Bank League Division 1A title defence with a 29-6(...)

Darragh Fanning: “I never thought I’d play a Pro 12 game even, let alone play a couple of European Championship games.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

When Leinster hosted Munster at the beginning of October to kickstart a meaty part of their season, Darragh Fanning had scored one try in his 19 appe(...)

Jordan Coghlan will start at inside centre for Leinster in their opening pre-season game against the Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has named a youthful selection for the opening game of the pre-season away to Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on(...)

Jimmy Gopperth will make his Leinster debut at outhalf against Ulster at Ravenhill. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster supporters will get their first look at new outhalf signing Jimmy Gopperth after the New Zealander was named in the starting XV for Friday ni(...)