Rob Kearney may well have played his final game for Leinster. File photograph: Inpho

Some guys get all the luck, or at any rate the perfect farewell. Brian O’Driscoll, obviously, signed off his Test career in the Aviva Stadium with tha(...)

“I would expect when we can get back up and playing, it’s more than likely he’s going to be available at that time.”

Live rugby cannot return soon enough, and whenever Leinster do resume playing competitively again this momentous event will be given even added resona(...)

Felipe Contepomi: “We know historically how they [Munster] play and what it takes to go there and get a result.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Felipe Contepomi appreciates better than most the intense rivalry between Leinster and Munster. During his six years in the blue jersey he placed him(...)

Michael  Smurfit’s desire to retain ownership of his home on the grounds was understood to be a sticking point in negotiations. Photograph: Alan Betson/ Irish Times

Nursing home operator TLC has struck a deal in the region of €55 million to acquire Michael Smurfit’s K Club, according to a report in the Sunday Busi(...)

Devin Toner: “They’re going to want to come out and come at us, come at the champions, as every team is going to want to do.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“Goal kicking,” deadpanned Devin Toner when asked to suggest an aspect of James Ryan’s development upon which the young Leinster and Ireland secondrow(...)