Dave Kearney returns from his cruciate ligament tear. Donall Farmer/Inpho

Jordi Murphy and Dave Kearney will both make their much-anticipated returns from injury as Leinster travel to Treviso on Sunday. Matt O’Connor welcome(...)

Shane Lowry in action during the WGC-HSBC Champions in China last week. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images.

I’m not going to lie. I’m not like an ostrich who buries his head in the sand. I know what’s going on. I’m aware of where I stand in every ranking tha(...)

Ben Te’o has been relearning rugby union at Leinster training after converting from league to join the province. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

  Leinster v Edinburgh RDS Arena, 7.35pm TG4 Ben Te’o will be the centre of attention in every respect for tonight’s Guinness Pro12(...)

 Ben Te’o will debut against Edinburgh on Friday.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kevin McLaughlin returns from injury to lead Leinster out against Edinburgh at the RDS on Friday night, while new recruit Ben Te’o will debut at outsi(...)

Dave Kearney could make his Leinster return in Friday’s Guinness Pro12 game against Edinburgh on Friday night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster’s injury woes have receded somewhat with the return to training this week of Irish internationals Shane Jennings, Jordi Murphy, Dave Kearney (...)

Former Ireland international Geordan Murphy is  regarded as favourite to succeed Paul Burke. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Former Ireland international Paul Burke has stepped down as backs’ coach at the Leicester Tigers. Geordan Murphy would be regarded as favourite to suc(...)

Mike Ross of Leinster is tackled by  Munster’s Stephen Archer and Robin Copeland. The prop may yet be fit to face Castres this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie /  Inpho

Leinster will wait until later in the week to make a call on the fitness of prop Mike Ross and fullback Rob Kearney ahead of their European Champions (...)

Darragh Fanning scores one of his two tries against Wasps on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland / Inpho

A few weeks ago Darragh Fanning was cheered to be getting game time with Leinster but bemoaned his lack of tries. The whitewash just wasn’t coming t(...)

Victor Carswell with Lochlan and Finley at home in Lenaderg, Co Down. “At the start [of the course] they weren’t too keen to go,” says Victor. It turned out to be absolutely brilliant, he says now. Photograph: Paul McCambridge / Harrison Photography

The giving of treats was one habit that Victor Carswell decided to address after attending a healthy lifestyle course with his two sons, 10-year-ol(...)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor expects all his players to take leadership roles in Sunday’s opening European Champions Cup game against Wasps. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor expects every player to be a leader when they step out against Wasps in the RDS on Sunday in their opening European Champ(...)