Leinster’s Andrew Goodman: set to make his seasonal bow. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor could be forgiven if he indulged in a quick headcount to establish if he had enough players for Friday night’s RaboDirect(...)

Prop James Cronin scores Munster’s first try during the  RaboDirect Pro12 game against  Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave Park in Cork. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 23 Dragons 9: Paul O’Connell made a successful return in Munster’s workmanlike RaboDirect Pro12 win over the Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave(...)