Leinster’s Darren Hudson. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster Rugby can confirm that prop Jack O’Connell and fullback Darren Hudson have signed for Bristol Rugby for the 2014/2015 season. M(...)

Zebre’s George Biagi is tackled by  Leinster’s Shane Jennings. Photograph: Nando Vescusio/Inpho

Zebre 8 Leinster 31 Leinster rounded off a largely positive weekend for Irish rugby in Parma yesterday where they saw off Zebre to commandeer second p(...)

No decision has been made on whether Lote Tuqiri’s short-term contract with Leinster will be extended. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney are certain to miss Saturday’s return to Pro12 action against the Scarlets at the RDS. The duo sustained concussion a(...)

Leinster’s Darren Hudson will miss this week’s trip to Glasgow with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster hope to have Luke Fitzgerald available for Friday’s trip to Scotstoun to face Glasgow Warriors (7.35pm). A groin strain forced the Ireland ba(...)

Dave Kearney goes airborne to score Leinster’s second try during the RaboDirect Pro12 game against Ospreys at the  RDS. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster 29 Ospreys 29: Dan Biggar snatched a draw for the Ospreys with the last kick of the match at the RDS as reigning RaboDirect Pro12 champions L(...)

Leinster’s Jordi Murphy and Tom Denton tackle Alex Corbisiero of Northampton in Donntbrook.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster 13 Northampton Saints 21: Northampton Saints’ superior exposure told as they wore down a callow Leinster side in a pre-season friendly in Don(...)

 Leinster’s Jimmy Gopperth on the attack against Ulster. Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shane Jennings leads a young Leinster side for tomorrow night’s pre-season friendly match against Northampton Saints at Donnybrook (7.0).Darren Hudso(...)

 Leinster’s Ian Madigan. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/Sportsfile

Leinster have announced that Ian Madigan has committed his future to the province until the end of the 2015/16 season.Madigan, 24, featured 32 times f(...)

Ireland's Paddy Jackson and Ian Madigan will go head-to-head when Leinster host Ulster at the RDS this evening. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster v Ulster, RDS 6.15pm (Live: RTE2/BBC NI) Short of the broad sweep of interest in the outcome and how the sides hang a week befor(...)