Munster duo Tommy O’Donnell and CJ Stander both start for Ireland against Wales on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Rob Kearney and Sean O’Brien are the latest senior players ruled out of the opening Six Nations match against a well-stocked Welsh side. The Lei(...)

Johnny Sexton was named man of the match as Leinster moved to the top of the Pro 12 table with a 9-22 win away at the Ospreys. Photograph: Inpho

Ospreys 9 Leinster 22 Jonathan Sexton was back to his imperious best as he won his personal duel with Dan Biggar to help send Leinster top of the Gui(...)

Leinster’s Darragh Fanning tries to escape the clutches of Rob Harley of Glasgow: Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 28 Glasgow Warriors 25 Leinster went top of the Pro 12 leag(...)

Zebre’s George Biagi is tackled by  Leinster’s Shane Jennings. Photograph: Nando Vescusio/Inpho

Zebre 8 Leinster 31 Leinster rounded off a largely positive weekend for Irish rugby in Parma yesterday where they saw off Zebre to commandeer second p(...)

Dublin’s Declan O’Mahony battles with Brian Donnelly and Eoin O’Connor of DCU. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho /Donall Farmer

DCU 3-8 Dublin 0-16The deftest pickpockets of them all had their own pockets picked. Splendidly. On a murky, old January day in Parnell Park, the Dubl(...)

 Declan Fitzpatrick will prove a formidable presence in the  Ulster  front row for tonight’s clash with Leinster. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Pressey/Inpho

Leinster losing three in games in succession is hard to imagine. They may be blessed by the lack of artillery in the Red Hand brigade, seeking to aven(...)

  Leinster’s Brian O’Driscoll his  try. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster 40 Northampton Saints 7: Turns out the sum of Northampton’s parts is nowhere near the plain Leinster exist upon. By the 37th minute this g(...)

 Ian Madigan and Shane Jennings in training. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has opted to freshen up the team for tomorrow’s visit of Connacht to the RDS (6.45) for the RaboDirect Pro12 clash.Luke F(...)

Leinster’s Martin Moore. Photograph: Donall Farmer/ Inpho
Moore deputises for injured Ross
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  • October 18, 2013, 12:32

Fergus McFadden and Kevin McLaughlin will both make landmark 100th appearances for Leinster tomorrow in their Heineken Cup clash with Castres Olympiqu(...)

Connacht’s Fetu’u Vainikolo runs with the ball. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Eric Elwood will take his Connacht team abroad for a final time before he steps down as coach at the end of the season. The province’s f(...)