Ulster’s Jacob Stockdale will make his first appearance for Ireland Under-20s this season in Friday’s Six Nations game  against Italy at Donnybrook. Photograph: Kevin Barnes/Inpho

Jacob Stockdale will make his first appearance of the season for the Ireland Under-20s in Friday’s Six Nations Championship match against Italy at Don(...)

Ireland under-20’s Hugo Keenan switches to fullback for game against France. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

France Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Narbonne, 8.05pm, RTÉ 2 The nature of last week’s defeat to Wales at Donnybrook made for an excruciatingly pain(...)

Clontarf’s Dermot O’Meara tries to slip the attempted tackle of Galwegians’  Barry Lee during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match against Galwegians at Castle Avenue. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster Bank League round-up: Clontarf maintained their presence at the top of Division 1A, holding off a strong second-half challenge from Galwegians (...)

Blackrock College captain Nick Timoney lifts the Leinster Schools Senior Cup. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

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Blackrock centre Gary Ringrose makes his break to score a try in the first half at the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The passing of the mantle will have to wait. Blackrock College remain the dominate rugby school in Leinster. Perhaps even the world. Jus(...)