Jack Conan in training earlier this week: player is  among the eight changes within the squad that Leo Cullen has made for the Cardiff Blues game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cardiff Blues v Leinster, Cardiff Arms Park, 3.0pm (Sky Sports 1) The misfortune suffered by Mike McCarthy that has prematurely ended his season a(...)

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(...)

Ian Madigan training with Leinster this week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.
Fitzgerald fit to start for Leinster
  • Rugby
  • September 13, 2013, 12:43

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has named Luke Fitzgerald on the left wing for the Irish province’s RaboDirect Pro12 game against the Ospreys at the RDS (...)

A general view of a revamped Ravenhill where Ulster beat Leinster in a pre-season friendly.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 21 Leinster 19: As is the way with pre-season friendlies the result was always secondary to what was essentially a hit-out for the expanded an(...)

Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll offloads in the tackle at Stadio del Tricolore.  Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Inpho

Zebre 22 Leinster 41: Leinster leap-frogged Glasgow into second place with a bonus-point victory over Zebre yesterday, putting them firmly in range(...)