Frank Halai of Wasps scores a try under pressure from Delon Armitage of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Photograph: Getty Images

Wasps 32 Toulon 6 Wasps produced a statement bonus-point victory in the European Champions Cup to stun reigning three-time winners Toulon at t(...)

Charles Piutau runs at the Leinster defence. Piutau is one of a number of excellent signings made by Wasps in the summer. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sport being a business, the first thing that came to mind after Sunday’s game at the RDS was Dai Young had the opposite pre-season experience to Le(...)

Johnny Sexton did not have his best game in a Leinster jersey against Wasps at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Disappointed not angry. Frustrated but not beaten. Leo Cullen saw it as one of the most disagreeable days he could remember with Leinster. Captain J(...)

Jonathan Sexton with Leinster head coach Leo Cullen at squad training. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster v Wasps, RDS BT Sport Europe, Saturday 1pm Leo Cullen may see Wasps as the first real challenge of his coaching career with Leinster. He kn(...)

Wasps’ Joe Launchbury in action against Leinster during the Champions Cup clash at the   RDS last year.  Photo:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Wasps have travelled a fair distance, both literally and metaphorically, over the past three years. Their journey has taken them from a position of ha(...)

Munster’s head coach Anthony Foley among the attendance at the European Champions Cup & European Challenge Cup launch at The Stoop, London. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Champions Cup launch at The Stoop, home of Harlequins, resembled a quotes buffet as the captains and coaches from the relevant Guinness Pro12 and (...)

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(...)