Leinster’s Sean O’Brien will lead the team against Ulster at Tallaght stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sean O’Brien will captain Leinster against Ulster in a pre-season friendly at Tallaght stadium tomorrow (4.0).The Lions and Ireland backrow forward st(...)

Jordan Coghlan will start at inside centre for Leinster in their opening pre-season game against the Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has named a youthful selection for the opening game of the pre-season away to Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens on(...)

As Leinster applied the finishing touches to their playing roster for next season without disclosing how long each player has signed for, Johnny Sexto(...)

 Gordon D’Arcy is one of a number of senior players who have signed new contracts with Leinster. Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster have confirmed that 21 players have signed new contracts to continue playing with the province next season and beyond and that Dudley born, (...)

Luke Fitzgerald had been named on the left wing for Leinster’s Pro12 clash away to the Cardiff Blues. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Luke Fitzgerald has been named in the Leinster starting XV for Thursday night’s Pro12 trip to play Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park (8.05pm). Fit(...)

Leinster head coach Matt O’Connor: “Jordi carries the ball very well for us. He has a very broad skill set so he can play across the backrow.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cold hard facts. Leo Cullen makes the natural leap from player to coach next summer while Brian O’Driscoll retires. All that can be done is to soften (...)

Zane Kirchner will make his first start for Leinster at fullback away to the Dragons. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

South Africa international Zane Kirchner will make his first start in Leinster’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash away Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade on(...)

Leinster’s Brian O’Driscoll and Owen Williams of Cardiff Blues in action at the RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

LEINSTER 34 (Tries: Cronin, Penalty, Ryan, Madigan; Pens: Madigan 2; Cons: Madigan 4)CARDIFF BLUES 20 (Tries: Cuthbert, Allen; Pens: Halfpenny (2); Co(...)

 Leinster’s Jimmy Gopperth on the attack against Ulster. Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Shane Jennings leads a young Leinster side for tomorrow night’s pre-season friendly match against Northampton Saints at Donnybrook (7.0).Darren Hudso(...)

Ireland under-20 scrumhalf Luke McGrath lines out for Leinster A tonight.

Munster A v Leinster A Dooradoyle (7.30): This is a repeat of last year’s British & Irish Cup semi-final, a game which Munster A won 36-29 at (...)