Andy Goode of Wasps misses a drop goal in the last minute  to win the game. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wasps 20 Leinster 20 Rarely will an away draw to secure qualification for the last eight have felt so hollow, even if yesterday’s events woul(...)

Wasp’s Andy Goode reacts after missing a late drop goal attempt against Leinster at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Fortune favoured Leinster over the weekend, and a small fortune is coming their way to boot, but there was almost a final sting in the tale. With the (...)

Leinster player Dave Kearney receives treatment in the first minute of the game after being upended by Wasps flanker Ashley Johnson at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Dave Kearney and Eoin Reddan are likely to miss the start of Ireland’s Six Nations title defence after suffering injuries as Leinster squeaked through(...)

Fergus McFadden scores Leinster’s opening try in the European Champions Cup Pool Two game against Wasps at the  Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wasps 20 Leinster 20Having led 20-6 lead at half-time, at which point they should have been out of sight, Leinster let slip that winning platform to s(...)

Rarely has the Irish presence at Europe’s top table been so imperilled. As the last Irish team standing in the European Champions Cup, it is up to Lei(...)

 Leinster’s  Eoin Reddan (right) spent four seasons at Wasps. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Eoin Reddan understands reinvention. When Munster cooled to him in 2005, Wasps picked up the phone. There were no other offers on the table. He said y(...)

Seán Cronin goes over to score Leinster’s fourth try in the European Champions Cup match against Castres at the RDS. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster 50 Castres 8No worries, Leinster are the only Irish province still breathing European Champions Cup oxygen. The grumblers, whose din had been(...)

Matt O’Connor has names his Leinster side to face Castres Olympique at the RDS tomorrow, with Jamie Heaslip returning to skipper the team from number (...)

JJ Hanrahan will play his rugby next season with English Premiership champions Northampton. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s something that sticks in the craw about JJ Hanrahan leaving Munster for Northampton and the English Premiership. It’s not just that he’s a tru(...)

Marty Moore returns to the Leinster side after a shoulder injury. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Cardiff Blues v Leinster Cardiff Arms Park, 2.40 Ahead of potentially season-defining European games against Castres and Wasps, Leinster are showing(...)