Jack Clarke of Belvedere College celebrates at the end of the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Belvedere College 27, Clongowes Wood College 26: Not much rhyme or reason influences the Leinster Schools Senior Cup in 2015. St Michael’s, consider(...)

Martin Moore during last year’s Six Nations game against Scotland. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

Marty Moore is proof, were it needed, that the Leinster system, and specifically their Talent Identification Programme, works. The 24-year-old prop re(...)

Leinster loosehead Jack McGrath drives forward during their Heineken Cup clash against Northampton at Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton last month. The St Mary’s player has started two cup games this season so far. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

These are trying times for Leinster. Their chief playmaker, Johnny Sexton, and their stellar overseas signing, Isa Nacewa, having moved on at the end (...)

Leinster’s Jonathan Sexton celebrates after Saturday’s victory. Photograph: Inpho

As Jonathan Sexton walked out of the RDS for the last time as a Leinster player on Saturday night, a supporter shouted: “Se(...)