Johnny Sexton starts for Leinster against Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Johnny Sexton returns to the Leinster side for Saturday’s inter-provincial clash with Ulster. Sexton’s last appearance saw him score 16 points to gu(...)

Leinster prop Marty Moore is close to a return from injury. Photograph: Inpho

Pretty much in a good place, says Girvan Dempsey about his squad’s recovering bodies. A little light shines on Leinster then this week. Dempsey’s s(...)

Leinster flanker  Josh van der Flier stretches over to touch down for try in the Guinness Pro 12 game against Edinburgh at the RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster 30 Edinburgh 23 Leinster will be disappointed with a couple of the tries Edinburgh scored against them but they always had another gear in a(...)

Grenoble’s head coach Bernard Jackman arriving for  the club’s home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with Connacht last weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More Irish coaches are cutting their teeth abroad than ever before, and with Anthony Foley and Leo Cullen heading largely indigenous tickets at Munste(...)

Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock tries to curtail Conor Murray at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

By dint of completing their first Guinness Pro12 double over Munster since the 2012-13 season, not alone do Leinster retain the bragging rights and r(...)

Johnny Sexton returns for Leinster against Munster. Photograph: Inpho

Johnny Sexton returns for Leinster in Saturday evening’s crunch Pro 12 clash with Munster at the Aviva Stadium. In total Leo Cullen has made nine c(...)

 Leinster head coach Leo Cullen, part-owner of  Cullen Communications: PR firm saw retained profits increase last year. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Cullen Communications, the Dublin public relations firm part-owned by Leinster coach Leo Cullen, grew its retained profits in 2015, according to recen(...)

Munster’s CJ Stander is tackled by Rhys Ruddock of Leinster in 2014: Ruddock said will it be a good challenge to play against Stander. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Players will tell you they don’t overburden themselves concentrating on their opposite numbers. Believing in their own ability, Conor Murray won’t fre(...)

Head coach Anthony Foley watches Munster go through their paces at UL Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A Munster media gig around this time of year usually has a big European knockout match at its core, but Anthony Foley’s men are having little difficu(...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki after their side’s win over Leinster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Nose-bleed territory, as John Muldoon described Connacht’s atypical perch atop the Pro12 table before they hosted Saturday’s summit meeting with Lein(...)