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(...)

Ireland’s Dave Kearney returns to the Leinster team for the first time since sustaining a shoulder injury against France in the Six Nations. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Photograph.

Glasgow v Leinster, Scotstoun, Friday, 7.35pm (Sky Sports 3) This was one of the matches coach Leo Cullen saw coming down the line since its postpo(...)

Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek: “We try to make sure that we’re not throwing someone out there for the sake of it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The fourth weekend of the RBS Six Nations finds Ireland hosting Italy on Saturday as the only two countries without a win to date and thus occupying t(...)

Leinster scrumhalf  Luke McGrath is tackled during the Guinness Pro 12 match at  Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in  Parma. Photograph:   Francesca Soli/Inpho

Zebre 10 Leinster 27 When Jordi Murphy emptied former All Black Mils Muliaina in the opening minute it may have come from the frustration of being in(...)

Leinster’s Ben Te’o, Jack McGrath and Johnny Sexton with Eoghan Masterson of Connacht at the Guinness PRO12 in the RDS on Jan 1st, 2016. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As head of rugby operations for Leinster Rugby, Guy Easterby is responsible for ensuring the club’s operations run smoothly off the field. That covers(...)

After taking a sabbatical from rugby, former Munster lock Ian Nagle has signed for Leinster for the upcoming season. Photo: Inpho

Leinster have today added two new players to their squad in the form of Robbie Henshaw and former Munster lock Ian Nagle, as well as confirming that 1(...)

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(...)

The Roman philosopher and politician Cicero once observed that: “No one can give you wiser advice than yourself.”     Joe Schmidt woul(...)

“We can’t afford to just throw Josh van der Flier (above), Gary Ringrose, Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey and promising Munster flanker Jack O’Donoghue into the Test match arena.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Talent will never be enough on its own. What characteristics are needed to make it as a professional rugby player? Bravery, naturally, and certain phy(...)

Leinster’s Peter Dooley chases Bath’s Semesa Rokoduguni at the RDS. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty felt something akin to paternal anxiety last week with Peter Dooley, James Tracy, Tadhg Furlong and Ross Molony mak(...)