Leinster coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt was damning in his reaction to the incident involving Paul O’Connell and winger Dave Kearney in last weekend’s PRO12(...)

In a top level, 80-minute rugby match, the ball is in play for under 30 minutes. Of this all too short time, only momentary bursts of creative (...)

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(...)

Brendan Macken, one of the contenders to replace the suspended Brian O’Driscoll.

Fergus McFadden’s willingness to have his hands on the ball ensured he took a bit of a battering during the Six Nations and tender ribs (...)

Isaac Boss steps in as scrumhalf for Leinster in the absence of the injured Eoin Reddan. Photograph: Inpho

Glasgow come to the RDS knowing that at this juncture in the competition it becomes a dog fight for points. Be sure that Joe Schmidt,(...)

Ireland Rugby Squad Training, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare 11/3/2013Jonathan Sexton during today's trainingMandatory Credit �INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The latest glut of injuries in camp Ireland have been offset by Jonathan Sexton being declared “fully fit to train” today after completing four(...)

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare 11/3/2013Team manager Mick KearneyMandatory Credit �INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The list of 27 Irish players, injured or suspended, over the Six Nations campaign yesterday prompted Ireland manager Mick Kearney to bor(...)