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Leinster hooker Rónan Kelleher has scored nine tries in his side’s 24-game unbeaten run, this effort coming against the Ospreys last October. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster will be trying to engineer a 25th successive victory when they face Ulster in the Pro14 final at the Aviva stadium on Saturday night. Their m(...)

Ulster’s James Hume looks on following Scott Penny’s try for Leinster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster 10 Leinster 28 Leinster’s victory emphasised the importance of taking opportunities, both collectively and individually, as they racked up a 2(...)

Leinster’s Rhys Ruddock in action during his team’s Pro14 win over Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster 10 Leinster 28 The aesthetics of the victory won’t trouble Leinster head coach Leo Cullen unduly as he watched his team grind out a victory. (...)

Garry Ringrose scores a try for Leinster against Munster. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 27 Munster 25 Normal service resumed. If only this defeat was that simple for Munster. Cruelly, they never got to unveil their newly acquire(...)

Connacht and Ireland centre Bundee Aki has bulked up ahead of the restart. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The old interpros are relevant again. As Leinster and Munster serve up the first delicacy in what seems like forever, it is important to lower expecta(...)

Caelan Doris moves to blindside flanker to allow Jack Conan to return at number eight in Saturday night’s Pro 14 game against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster v Munster, Aviva Stadium, Saturday 7.35pm – Live Eir Sport (deferred TG4) Form is irrelevant. In theory here follows nothing more than a pre(...)

Leinster’s Ryan Baird will make his first start in an inter-provincial game on Saturday. File photograph: Inpho

Johnny Sexton will captain Leinster against Munster as professional rugby returns to Ireland on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm - live (...)

Leinster training has had a little more normality to it this week - we began passing the ball again. File photograph: Inpho

Week two of restricted training has continued with the basics, but with some differences from week one. Instead of three days training we have four. O(...)

James Ryan is looking forward to being back on a rugby field. Photograph: Inpho

Paul O’Connell reckons more seasoned players will reap the biggest benefits from this extended break. Players in their late 20s and 30s, who’ve been o(...)

Leinster team doctor John Ryan with coach Stuart Lancaster. File photograph: Inpho

As an Everton fan, Leo Cullen can joke about the English Premier League season ending without Liverpool being declared champions for the first time in(...)

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