Garry Ringrose: hopes he could make the Argentina Test on November 25th are fast receding. Photograph: Inpho

Garry Ringrose will not feature for Ireland in November. The 22-year-old centre, having undergone shoulder surgery last July, has been ruled out by Le(...)

  Leinster’s Johnny Sexton tackles Sam Johnson of Glasgow Warriors      during the European Rugby Champions Cup game in      Scotstoun Stadium  in Glasgow. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty

Leinster: 34 Glasgow Warriors: 18 “Brutality is a massive part of the game over here so we need to go through the middle of sides,” revealed Glasgow’(...)

Johnny Sexton celebrates his second half try in Leinster’s bonus point win over Glasgow. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors 18 Leinster 34 Leonardo Sarto shouldn’t have got the man’s blood up. Don’t people know by now, if they are going to cheap shot Johnn(...)

Johnny Sexton returns to the Leinster XV for the trip to play Glasgow Warriors. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, Scotstoun Stadium, 1pm, Sky Sports Action Nobody is thinking about Ireland - besides that gang of hard nosed men led by (...)

The M50 - a ‘highway to hell’ 2:37

Bumper-to-bumper traffic has turned Dublin’s M50 motorway into a “highway to hell” for many road users. With economic recovery and rising employment, (...)

Jonathan Sexton during Leinster training at Donnybrook Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Johnny Sexton has recovered from a dead leg to take his place in the Leinster team for Saturday’s Champions Cup encounter with Glasgow Warriors in Sco(...)

Tadhg Furlong: “I still haven’t won anything. That is one of the things that motivate you to keep performing.”

“I am the sort of person that I probably moan or am never happy with stuff,” admits Tadhg Furlong. He says it with a smile and there is reason for th(...)

Independent senator Rónán Mullen and Independent TD Mattie McGrath  allege the work of the Oireachtas committee on the eighth amendment has been fixed to deliver a particular outcome. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Given the divisive subject that is currently before it, the work of the Oireachtas committee examining the eighth amendment to the Constitution was a(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton is set to start against Glasgow Warriors in the Champions Cup. Photo: Inpho

Johnny Sexton is set to return to Leinster’s starting line-up when Leo Cullen announces his side at lunchtime on Friday to face Glasgow in the Europea(...)

David Kilcoyne: he scored one try, might have had another and gave Munster multiple positive gain-lines in an outstanding display  against Castres. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Privately players may derive satisfaction and partially measure their effectiveness in a match based on positive statistical data, although publicly l(...)