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(...)

Rugby pundit Brent Pope is launching a clothing range in Arnotts.

New Zealand-born rugby analyst and RTÉ pundit Brent Pope will launch his own range of men’s shirts this week in partnership with Arnotts, the country’(...)

Les Kiss: delighted to get the security in the long term and is focused on next year. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/Jonathan Porter

In addition to confirming that Neil Doak will be Ulster’s head coach on a full-time basis, the IRFU has also announced that Les Kiss will resume his d(...)

One new face in the Leinster dressingroom will be Australian Rugby League Premiership Grand Final winner Ben Te’o. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

The logjam of Leinster players seeking daily medical attention may ease with news that Richardt Strauss, Noel Reid, Mike Ross, Jack McGrath, Marty Moo(...)

Fergus McFadden leaves the field on a stretcher after injuring his ankle in the Guinness Pro12 game against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Fergus McFadden is a major doubt for Ireland’s autumn Test series after being ruled out of action for six weeks with a “pretty significant” ankle stra(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo and Leinster’s Rob Kearney battle for the ball during the Guinness Pro12 game at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It could be argued that Irish rugby needed a Munster win more. Another defeat to add to seven losses in a row to Leinster in the capital, along wit(...)

 Leinster’s Fergus McFadden leaves the field injured during the 34-23 defeat to Munster. Photograph: Billy Stickland / Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor had little time for the officiating in his side’s 34-23 defeat to Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday night.Munster (...)

Peter O’Mahony has been included in the Munster squad for their Pro12 match against Leinster. The Munster captain has recovered  from shoulder surgery. Photograph: Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Leinster has made three changes to the pack for Saturday’s derby in Aviva Stadium as Munster wheel in their inspirational captain and leader Peter (...)

 Cian Healy has been ruled out of action for at least three to four weeks with a ‘significant hamstring tear’.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Leinster’s monopoly of the Ireland number one jersey is under threat.Cian Healy’s hamstring tear is comparable to that suffered by Richardt Strauss, w(...)

Connacht have retained 22-year-old Jack Rugby at outhalf for the visit of Leinster at the Sportsground. Photograph: Inpho.

Connacht v Leinster Sportsground 7.35, TV: TG4 Connacht welcome the champions to an expectant Sportsground from the lofty heights of third p(...)