Gordon D Arcy

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 Felipe Contepomi, (centre) celebrates with  Denis Hickie (left) and Will Green after Leinster’s  victory over Toulouse in the  Heineken Cup quarter-final at  Stade Municipal  in Toulouse in April 2006. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Heineken Cup quarter-final, Toulouse 35-41 Leinster, Municipal Stadium, Toulouse – April 2006 Denis Hickie versus Vincent Clerc, the ultimate sprinte(...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony scores a try against Ulster in the Guinness PRO14 at Thomond Park, Limerick last week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster v Munster Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Kick-off: 6pm. On TV: Live on eir Sport. If Leinster thought everybody was out to beat them above a(...)

Leinster in action against Montpellier in the Champions Cup last year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When Leinster host Edinburgh this evening at the RDS it will be their 151st match at the ground they have long since become accustomed to calling home(...)

Alcohol sales in glass bottles are banned as English fans descend on the city of Volgograd ahead of their 2018 World Cup Group G clash with Tunisia. Photo: Mark Rolston/Getty Images

It’s another packed day of World Cup action today with England among those getting their campaigns underway. Gareth Southgate’s side meet Tunisia in V(...)

Mick Galwey squares up to Victor Costello during the 2001 Celtic League final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

December 2001, the Celtic League final at Lansdowne Road, and all hell is about to break loose.  Munster are shredding the Leinster forwards. Th(...)

Isa Nacewa: “He’s got two games left. Two games and that’s it. So there’s still a huge hunger in someone like Isa to get on the field this weekend and get a result.” Photograph: Getty Images

Guy Noves once described winning the double of the European Cup and the French Championship as “impossible”. His own club, Toulouse, had done it under(...)

Isa Nacewa slips the tackle from Richard Wigglesworth of Saracens during the Champions Cup quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

When it comes to naming Leinster’s best overseas signing, it says everything about Isa Nacewa’s impact at his adopted home that there really is no deb(...)

Leinster’s Tadgh Furlong: “Don’t get too carried away by the highs,  but don’t get too carried away by the lows either.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tadhg Furlong has already ticked plenty of boxes in his career. At just 25 he’s already established himself as a worldc lass tight-head in drawing a s(...)

Dan Leavy carries to score during Leinster’s win over Saracens. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

My first experience of playing for Leinster against Connacht at the Sportsground was in October 1998. I was 18. I remember thinking before the game th(...)

John Muldoon with the Connacht Rugby squad training at the Sportsground in Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Leinster, The Sportsground, Saturday, 3.05pm. TV: TG4. As dead rubbers go, this should be quite lively. When John Muldoon leads out Connac(...)

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