Fergus McFadden scores Leinster’s opening try in the European Champions Cup Pool Two game against Wasps at the  Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wasps 20 Leinster 20Having led 20-6 lead at half-time, at which point they should have been out of sight, Leinster let slip that winning platform to s(...)

Rarely has the Irish presence at Europe’s top table been so imperilled. As the last Irish team standing in the European Champions Cup, it is up to Lei(...)

Ireland and Leinster prop Cian Healy is nearing a return. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cian Healy is poised to feature for the Ireland Wolfhounds against the England Saxons at Musgrave Park on Friday week.Despite a shortage of loosehead(...)

Leinster’s Michael Bent tries to evade    Richie Gray in the province’s Champions Cup match against Castres at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The papers weren’t kind. The trolls on the rugby chat sides were worse. Out-doing themselves with their extreme opinion on Michael Bent, who became a(...)

Matt O’Connor has names his Leinster side to face Castres Olympique at the RDS tomorrow, with Jamie Heaslip returning to skipper the team from number (...)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor watched Castres lose to Stade Francais in the French Top 14.

Despite Castres taking their own domestic competition, the Top 14, more seriously than the European Champions Cup, Leinster coach Mat O’Connor expect(...)

Marty Moore returns to the Leinster side after a shoulder injury. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Cardiff Blues v Leinster Cardiff Arms Park, 2.40 Ahead of potentially season-defining European games against Castres and Wasps, Leinster are showing(...)

Matt O’Connor welcomes Rob Kearney back into the Leinster side for tomorrow’s trip to Cardiff. (Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has made 11 changes from the side which beat Ulster 24-11 last weekend for tomorrow’s fixture against Cardiff Blues at(...)

Jamie Heaslip at the pre-match press conference. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As regular season games go, the stakes here are higher than is even usually the case for an interpro derby. Aside from the manifold implications at th(...)

Hooker Richardt Strauss will make his 100th appearance for Leinster in their Guinness Pro 12 game away to Munster at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho 4:16

Munster coach Anthony Foley has made eight changes to his side as they look to put an end to a three-match losing streak in the sold-out Guinness Pro (...)