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 Leinster players congratulate try scorer James Ryan/Morgan Treacy

Leinster 38 Scarlets 16 This was a Leinster performance for the ages, an evisceration of the Guinness Pro14 champions, who were taken apart with a fe(...)

Tadhg Furlong and Cian Healy during Leinster’s captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster Rugby v Scarlets Kick-off: 3.30pm. Venue: Aviva Stadium. On TV: Live on Sky Sports. If Leinster are to return to the promised land and (...)

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac brings his team to Dublin for this weekend’s Champions Cup semi-final. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Wayne Pivac has no doubt that the Scarlets will require a complete performance in their quest for a first European Champions Cup final appearance. Pi(...)

Tadhg Furlong has offloaded the ball more than any of his Leinster teammates. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Drilling down into categories of comparison between Leinster and Scarlets ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva stadium the bare f(...)

 Robbie Henshaw  took part in the captain’s run on Friday and also warmed up with Leinster on Saturday before their doomed Pro14 league match with Benetton Treviso. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster have signalled that Robbie Henshaw could be fit enough to play some part in their European Champions Cup semi-final against Scarlets next wee(...)

Scarlets’ Rhys Patchell scores his side’s opening try despite the tackle of  Arthur Retiere of La Rochelle during the Champions Cup quarter-final at Parc y Scarlets.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Scarlets 29 La Rochelle 17 The Scarlets became the first Welsh region to reach the last four of the European Cup for nine years as they overcame a n(...)

Jacob Stockdale: the Ireland winger’s  seven tries proved a Six Nations record.  Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

A third Grand Slam, 12 consecutive victories in the Test arena from the final match of the 2017 Six Nations Championship to the game that marked the s(...)

Ireland celebrate at the full-time whistle  after defeating England  at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2010. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Twickenham. The worst place to lose, but the best place to win. Come the full-time whistle this afternoon the ground will either be reverberating to S(...)

Donnybrook after the flood lights temporarily went out on Friday night. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Nervous energy Anyone who was in any doubt about how seriously Ireland took the threat of Wales on Saturday might have watched the Irish warm-up in L(...)

Cian Healy celebrates his try with Bundee. The score was an incredible insight into the prop’s  energy and ambition. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Wales conceded two penalties in Twickenham but gave away eight at the breakdown in the first half alone against Ireland. All eight were not the same i(...)

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