Mike Ross: hoping for a two-year extension to his contract. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The IRFU have offered Mike Ross a one year contract extension. The only tighthead prop under national contract, Ross recently stated his desire to si(...)

Chris Henry. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster officials remain optimistic that Chris Henry will make a full recovery after undergoing heart surgery on Monday although, understandably, the(...)

Mike Ross: has played 25 games for Leinster since September 2013 but only two have gone over the 70-minute mark. Photograph:   ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Mike Ross is seeking a two-year contract extension from the IRFU. Thirty-five next month, the Cork tighthead reinforced his current worth to Irish rug(...)

Leinster’s Tom Denton offloads to Ben Marshall to score  a try during the  Guinness Pro12 game against Edinburgh at the  RDS. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster 33 Edinburgh 8 It’s the injuries that resonate. Again. Ben Te’o showed a glimpse of that Rugby League power before the recently landed Auckla(...)

Nathan White out for up to 16 weeks with ruptured tendon in his arm. Photograph: Inpho

Nathan White’s ruptured tendon in his upper arm and James Cronin’s ankle injury bring the Irish propping crisis up to epidemic proportions.It was rev(...)

Seán Cronin in Pro12 action against Cardiff. “Everyone has come in today. It’s European week and there’s a certain edge about the place. It’s a big week,” he says. Photograph: Inpho

It hasn’t been the character of Leinster in recent years to have to hope for an 80-minute performance. European games beg greater certainty. But, so (...)

 Richardt Strauss is back after five months out with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor welcomes back a number of players ahead of tomorrow’s Pro12 match against Zebre (3.0, Irish time).Hooker Richardt Strauss(...)

One new face in the Leinster dressingroom will be Australian Rugby League Premiership Grand Final winner Ben Te’o. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

The logjam of Leinster players seeking daily medical attention may ease with news that Richardt Strauss, Noel Reid, Mike Ross, Jack McGrath, Marty Moo(...)

 Rob Kearney training with Leinster today. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Leinster’s Rob Kearney is available for Saturday’s PRO12 game away to Zebre (4pm). The Ireland fullback apparently injured his back in the warm-up pr(...)

 Cian Healy has been ruled out of action for at least three to four weeks with a ‘significant hamstring tear’.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Leinster’s monopoly of the Ireland number one jersey is under threat.Cian Healy’s hamstring tear is comparable to that suffered by Richardt Strauss, w(...)