Delon Armitage returns at fullback for Toulon against Wasps as they look to respond to a surprise Top 14 defeat at home to Toulouse. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Andy Goode’s missed drop goal with the last kick of the game in the 20-20 draw at home to Leinster has, effectively, condemned Wasps to probably the (...)

Wasps’ Ashley Johnson has been banned for three weeks for his dangerous early tackle on Dave Kearney during the 20-20 Champions Cup draw at the Ricoh Arena. (Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

Wasps flanker Ashley Johnson has been banned for three weeks for his challenge on Dave Kearney that brought a yellow card against Leinster. Back-rower(...)

Head coach Matt O’Connor at the Leinster press conference. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At least there’s no game inside the game. That was the clarity Leinster coach Matt O’Connor is glad to bring to Coventry for tomorrow’s meeting with W(...)

Fergus McFadden tries to offload to a team-mate as Castres’ Scottish lock Richie Gray arrives to wrap him up in a tackle. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Finally, Leinster show their true selves. Maybe it was the return of Fergus McFadden or the superb showing by Jordi Murphy or just a collective bloody(...)

  Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip receives treatment on his shoulder from physio Garreth Farrell. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

The chances of Leinster captain and number eight Jamie Heaslip taking part in this weekend’s pivotal European Champions Cup match against Top 14 side(...)

Leinster outhalf  Jimmy Gopperth: could be on his way to Wasps.  Photo:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Northampton’s England hooker Dylan Hartley has been suspended for three weeks for elbowing Leicester’s Matt Smith in a Premiership match. Hartley, who(...)

Wasps and England second row Joe Launchbury will be out for up to four months following neck surgery

England second row Joe Launchbury is set to miss the Six Nations Championship after Wasps announced he will face up to four months out of action follo(...)

 Wasps’ Christian Wade scores a a winger’s try despite the attention of Leinster’s Zane Kirchner and Darragh Fanning.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho 2:07

Leinster 25 Wasps 20 Seán Cronin pounded into the Wasps 22, the hooker playing centre in the mould of Mathieu Bastareaud. The position from where insp(...)

Sale await   Leinster’s Mike Ross and Jack McGrath in the opening round of the inaugural European Champions Cup. Photograph: Sportsfile

Leinster will open their inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup at home to Wasps at the RDS on Sunday, October 19th, a day after Munster and Ulster(...)

Connacht’s Ronan Loughney is grounded by Wasps players.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

New Connacht coach Pat Lam is days away from narrowing his squad to a match-day 23 after involving 40 players in his two pre-season fixtures. After a (...)