Kevin O’Brien was at his big-hitting best in leading Leinster Lightning to success over the Northern Knights in the opening game of the RSA Inter-Provincial Cup. Photograph: Inpho

If “start as you mean to go on” was the intended maxim of the new RSA Inter-Provincial series, then last Monday’s thrilling opener between Lei(...)

Ireland senior coach Phil Simmons (centre) with coaches and players of the three  sides taking part in the RSA Inter-Provincial Series. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland coach Phil Simmons has told players “don’t fear failure and don’t die wondering” ahead of the start of the revamped RSA Inter-Provincial Se(...)