Leinster’s Johnny Sexton scores his sides first try Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Leinster 16 Munster 13 Johnny Holland is the same age Johnny Sexton was when the undisputed Ireland number 10 began to move through the ranks. In t(...)

Kieran Marmion touches down to score Connacht’s try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Leinster at the  Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 7 Leinster 6 The Sportsground has possibly never heard a roar like the one which greeted Caolin Blade kicking the ball dead from his own i(...)

Cian Healy: will be hoping to  enjoy the milestone of his 150th appearance for Leinster. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Leinster v Ospreys, RDS, Saturday (3pm, Sky Sports 1) There’s a perception that the Ospreys are something of a bogey team for Leinster, one that ca(...)

Mick Kearney starts for Leinster against Zebre. Photograph: Inpho

With the core of his squad away on international duty Leo Cullen has named a relatively inexperienced side for Sunday’s trip to play Zebre. With Co(...)

Adam Byrne scores Leinster’s fourth try in the province’s victory against Zebre earlier this month in the RDS. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Adam Byrne chuckles when asked whether he spent time at Manchester United soccer club. It’s not the first time that he’s heard the reference. He gent(...)

Dragons’ Adam Warren is denied a try by Luke McGrath of Leinster. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 23 Leinster 13 A dogged Leinster were denied a losing bonus-point and top-spot in the Guinness Pro12 by a last minute Jason To(...)

Adam Byrne will make his second appearance for Leinster three years after his first. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Number crunching highlights the magnitude of the task facing Leinster as they look to clamber to the top of the Guinness Pro12 in the inhospitable su(...)

Leinster outhalf Johnny Sexton gets treatment before leaving the field injured in the Champions Cup game against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Wasps 51 Leinster 10 Twelve months since Johnny Sexton was stood down for 12 weeks by neurologist Dr Jean-François Cherman, concussion has revisited (...)

Leinster’s Zane Kirchner runs in for a try against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Zane Kirchner is a reluctant if polite interviewee, his default expression a slightly bemused smile, the tone soft and guarded. Where his answers wer(...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose in action against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The real shame is Robbie Henshaw will not be running this last time for Connacht against Leinster (or just the latest time if you believe in western m(...)