Ben Te’o will debut against Edinburgh on Friday.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kevin McLaughlin returns from injury to lead Leinster out against Edinburgh at the RDS on Friday night, while new recruit Ben Te’o will debut at outsi(...)

Dave Kearney could make his Leinster return in Friday’s Guinness Pro12 game against Edinburgh on Friday night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster’s injury woes have receded somewhat with the return to training this week of Irish internationals Shane Jennings, Jordi Murphy, Dave Kearney (...)

Former Ireland international Geordan Murphy is  regarded as favourite to succeed Paul Burke. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Former Ireland international Paul Burke has stepped down as backs’ coach at the Leicester Tigers. Geordan Murphy would be regarded as favourite to suc(...)

Mike Ross of Leinster is tackled by  Munster’s Stephen Archer and Robin Copeland. The prop may yet be fit to face Castres this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie /  Inpho

Leinster will wait until later in the week to make a call on the fitness of prop Mike Ross and fullback Rob Kearney ahead of their European Champions (...)

Leinster hooker Richardt Strauss at training in UCD. Photograph: Ryan Byrne /  Inpho

South African Richardt Strauss could take to the field against Munster at the Aviva Stadium this Saturday (6.30pm).The hooker, who has been sidelined(...)

Leinster’s Seán O’Brien in action against Glasgow Warriors in Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow, earlier this month in the sides’ Guinness Pro12 rugby clash. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Seán O’Brien will see a specialist this week with regard to an ongoing shoulder problem, which, although officially little is being made of it, must (...)

Shane Jennings: will have to wait to earn his 200th cap for Leinster. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Following on from their defeat to Connacht in the Sportsground last Friday, when Shane Jennings sustained a hamstring injury within seven minutes of (...)

Leinster’s Shane Jennings is suffering from a hamstring injury. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Leinster backrow Shane Jennings has been ruled out of action for three to four weeks with a hamstring injury.The flanker picked up the injury in the s(...)

 Connacht’s Kieran Marmion scores the decisive  try at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Connacht 10 Leinster 9 “We are top of the league,” chanted the delirious home support in the Clan Terrace. To the delight of the vast majority of the (...)

Rhys Ruddock makes his first start of the season in Leinster’s interprovincial clash against Connacht at the Sportsground on Friday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Fergus McFadden will replace the injured Zane Kirchner on the right wing for Leinster’s Guinness Pro12 interprovincial clash with Connacht at the Show(...)