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 (...)

Crosshaven, Co Cork.

This cycle – which can be done in less than three hours – begins in Cork city centre. Start at the junction of Albert Quay and Victoria Road near the (...)

Ian Keatley starts in the 10 jersey on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes from the side that drew in Castres last weekend, for the visit of Racing 92 to Thomond(...)

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(...)

Racing 92 coach Ronan O’Gara will travel with his team to Thomond Park this weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Racing 92 defence coach Ronan O’Gara has been handed a 10-week touchline ban, but that will not affect his return to Thomond Park this weekend. The f(...)

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(...)

Alan Gaffney: “I just think they are very, very strong and they have got a lot of depth at the present time and full credit to the coaches all over the provinces.”  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Australia will fear Ireland, when they host them in their first ever three-match Test series next year, because of what Joe Schmidt’s side have achiev(...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon during training on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht are enjoying a “pretty good space” after their European five-try-winning performance over Oyonnax and an injury-free squad as they return to (...)

Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus talks to the media at UL, Limerick on Tuesday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The outgoing Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is resigned to being without outhalf Tyler Bleyendaal and hooker Niall Scannell for this Saturda(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)