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(...)

Dominic Ryan and Dave Kearney of Leinster get hands on with Ospreys’ Tom Grabham during the Pro12 game at the RDS. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster 18 Ospreys 12   The incessant aerial bombardment drew flak from the stands at the RDS. The plaintiff cries underlining a (...)

Leinster man of the match  Jack Conan evades the tackle of Ospreys’ Dmitri Arhip during the Guinness Pro12 game at the RDS. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster 18 Ospreys 12Leinster will be grateful for the result, which the grafted for in blood and sweat, but the performance, well that’s another mat(...)

 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(...)

Glasgow’s Josh Strauss celebrates his try in the first half at Scotstoun. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Glasgow 22 Leinster 20Glasgow gained revenge for defeat in last season’s play-offs with a narrow Guinness Pro12 win over Leinster at Scotstoun Stadium(...)

 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(...)