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Johnny Sexton should be fit for Ireland’s second Rugby World Cup match against Japan. Photograph: Craig Mercer/Inpho

The Irish management have stated that injuries to Johnny Sexton (thigh) and Josh van der Flier (stitches over the eye and cramp) will not rule ei(...)

Tadhg Furlong ran at ‘75 per cent’ in Athlone on Thursday, according to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe Schmidt has given the most optimistic noises yet about Tadhg Furlong’s well-being following the hamstring injury which forced the tighthead off af(...)

New Zealand fans ahead of the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland were left All-Black and blue after a brutally intense game at Lansdowne Road, in which New Zealand avenged their historic defeat in Chicago an(...)

Mick Kearney. Photo: Inpho

Mick Kearney has been drafted into the Leinster team for tomorrow’s Champions Cup tie at Montpellier (1pm Irish time). The second row will make his (...)

Jack McGrath has been favoured in the Leinster frontrow to Cian Healy, who will be on the bench. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As dead rubbers go, this is not actually a dud. For starters, technically speaking Leinster’s hopes of advancing to the knockout stages for the 11th t(...)

Toulon centre Ma’a Nonu runs at Leinster outhalf  Jonathan Sexton during the Champions Cup game  at the Stade Felix Mayol. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Toulon 24 Leinster 9 Leinster were brave and obdurate beyond dispute, but they will wonder what might have been had their performance been more acc(...)

Ian Keatley has been named in the Munster side to play Cardiff Clues in the Pro 12 tomorrow evening. (Photograph: INPHO/Marcus Sheridan)

Ian Keatley returns to the Munster team for tomorrow’s Pro 12 fixture against Cardiff Blues at the newly developed Musgrave Park.Keatley, fresh from a(...)

Matt O’Connor welcomes Rob Kearney back into the Leinster side for tomorrow’s trip to Cardiff. (Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne)

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has made 11 changes from the side which beat Ulster 24-11 last weekend for tomorrow’s fixture against Cardiff Blues at(...)

Ireland head coach Mike Ruddock. Photograph: Gwna‘l Mah/InphoŽ

Ireland coach Mike Ruddock has made a number of changes to the side that lost narrowly 31-26 to New Zealand for tomorrow night’s IRB Under-20 World Ch(...)

 Ireland’s Conor Joyce in action against Australia. Photograph: Gwenael Mahe/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Mike Ruddock has made 11 changes from the team that beat Australia 19-15 for Sunday’s second pool match in the IRB Junior World(...)