Cian Healy lasted 70 minutes of Leinster’s 52-0 win over Zebre. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 52 Zebre 0 Only the most ardent Leinster pessimists believed this was a contest to decide winners and losers. The team sheets told as much b(...)

The Leinster forwards form a huddle in training ahead of the visit of Zebre. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has made five changes to his team to face Zebre on Friday evening in the RDS. There are three changes in the pack an(...)

Ireland’s Six Nations will be fascinating to lineout nerds. No Paul O’Connell in the Irish set-up; more pressure on Devin Toner to run the show. And n(...)

Dragons’ Adam Warren is denied a try by Luke McGrath of Leinster. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 23 Leinster 13 A dogged Leinster were denied a losing bonus-point and top-spot in the Guinness Pro12 by a last minute Jason To(...)

Adam Byrne will make his second appearance for Leinster three years after his first. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Number crunching highlights the magnitude of the task facing Leinster as they look to clamber to the top of the Guinness Pro12 in the inhospitable su(...)

Brian O’Driscoll “I knew I was small and knew I had to wait for a bit of size to come. It came over the course of that summer. I must have grown four or five inches.”

The rugby is over now. They can be found in Dublin offices like Davy Stockbrokers, KPMG or away in Chicago, London and Vancouver. All pushing 40, many(...)

James Tracy and Dominic Ryan take part in Leinster Rugby Squad Training, Rosemount, UCD 25th January. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Amidst a Monday morning of further exodus, an interminably long injury list and a concussive non-concussion, the stain from Leinster’s record defeat i(...)

Marty Moore: will move from Leinster to Wasps on a three-year deal at the end of the season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The prospect of paying in the region of £250,000 (€328,000) compensation to Wasps in light of Marty Moore having signed a heads of agreement with the(...)

 Johnny Sexton leaves the field after suffering a head injury in the match with Wasps: the Leinster and Ireland outhalf suffered four concussions in 2014. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Johnny Sexton did not fail the Head Injury Assessment (HIA) he underwent on Saturday at the Rioch Arena. The Leinster outhalf also passed the HIA he (...)

Marty Moore’s move to Wasps has been confirmed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wasps have confirmed the signing of Ireland international tighthead, Marty Moore, from Leinster. The 24 year-old prop will join Wasps ahead of the 201(...)