Ian Madigan and Dany Care have both been given warnings for an incident which occured late on in Leinster’s 14-13 Champions Cup victory over Harlequins at the Aviva Stadium, while ’Quins lock Charlie Matthews has been cited for alledgedly making contact with the eye area of Dominic Ryan

Ian Madigan has been issued with a warning from the citing commissioner following an incident with Danny Care in the closing stages of Leinster’s 14-1(...)

 Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock nursing what turned out to be a broken arm   after the Champions Cup  win over Harlequins. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Leinster backrow Rhys Ruddock will be out of action for between four to six weeks. The in-form Ruddock fractured his arm in Leinster’s European Champi(...)

Sean Cronin talks with Jimmy Gopperth at Tuesday’s Leinster Rugby session. The New Zealander looks set to depart the club at the season’s end. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster will look to quickly rebound from Sunday’s European Champions Cup defeat to Harlequins, as Conor O’Shea’s team travel to the Aviva for the P(...)

Leinster’s  Kane Douglas (centre) is being “monitored on a daily basis through the return to play protocols”. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Leinster are still monitoring the condition of lock Kane Douglas, hooker Richardt Strauss and Luke Fitzgerald ahead of the resumption of Champions Cup(...)

Ian Madigan has been cleared fit for Leinster’s trip to The Stoop to face Harlequins in the European Champions Cup at the weekend
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  • December 2, 2014, 08:25

GAA ground support GAA president Liam O’Neill has voiced his support for a Leinster Gaelic games stadium to be built on Dublin’s M50 motorway r(...)

Ian Madigan in action against the Ospreys in the game at the RDS. The Ireland international has been passed fir to face Harlequins in the European Champions Cup. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Leinster medics have cleared Ian Madigan to face Harlequins at The Stoop this Sunday but doubts surround the return of Luke Fitzgerald and Richard(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Roberto Soldado scored his first goal for the club since March as his side beat Everton 2-1 at White Hart Lane
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  • December 1, 2014, 08:19

Saints back with a bump With Chelsea’s seemingly unstoppable march to the Premier league title stalling slightly on Saturday evening after a 0-(...)

Leinster’s Jimmy Gopperth is retained at outhalf against the Ospreys despite struggling against Treviso. Photograph: Inpho

  While there’s little point in dwelling on the abject nature of last week’s performance in Italy, Leinster will look to harness the frust(...)

Luke Fitzgerald will not feature against the Ospreys. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster look set to suffer from more than just the hangover of their disappointing draw with Treviso last weekend, but the province have carried t(...)

Richardt Strauss, who scored for Ireland in their victory over Georgia, faces a race to be fit for Leinster’s game against Pro 12 leaders ospreys on Saturday

Leinster will be without Luke Fitzgerald and Kevin McLaughlin for Saturday’s home game against Pro 12 leaders Ospreys. McLaughlin was forced to come o(...)