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An impression of the proposed RDS redevelopment which is currently short of €10 million of its budget

Currently short on capital funding, Leinster Rugby and the RDS are engaged in talks with the Government with a view to beginning the development of th(...)

Robbie Henshaw: the form he delivered for the Lions could imbue him with the confidence to further underline his world-class status. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Prospects For all the disappointment of their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final defeat against La Rochelle last May, reaching that stage after that q(...)

Leinster Rugby CEO Mick Dawson said: ‘We are delighted to welcome The Irish Times as our official media partner.’

The Irish Times and Leinster Rugby today announced a partnership which sees the news media publisher become official media partner to the professional(...)

Leinster CEO Mick Dawson: ‘The biggest flaw in the tournament is the fact that it’s not based fully on meritocracy.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The main flaw in the rebranded United Rugby Championship is that neither the top eight who qualify for the play-offs nor the eight sides who qualify f(...)

 The Leinster coaching team of (from left) Felipe Contepomi, Stuart Lancaster, Robin McBryde and   Leo Cullen   have all agreed new deals with the province. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has agreed a one-year contract extension while his assistants, Stuart Lancaster, Felipe Contepomi and Robin McBryde hav(...)

Leinster kick off during the Heineken Champions Cup Quarter Final match against Saracens in Dublin. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Leinster Rugby faces losing up to half its annual €18 million annual income this season if supporters are not allowed to attend its matches, according(...)

Fran Cotton in the foreground of a mud covered British Lions lineout along with Moss Keane (second left), Phil Orr (centre) and Jeff Squire (arms out) against New Zealand Juniors at the Athletic Park in Wellington in July 1977. Photograph: Adrian Murrell/Allsport/Getty Images/Hulton Archive

Back in its more sepia-tinged days, when matches were often played on grassless mudheaps, there’s an iconic picture of Fran Cotton and his fellow Lion(...)

Leinster chief executive Mick Dawson has said the province are “still some way short of offering full houses”. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster chief executive Mick Dawson has said the province are “still some way short of offering full houses in a safe environment for our supporters (...)

Isa Nacewa and Jordi Murphy lift the European Champions Cup trophy for Leinster in 2018, continuing a remarkable run of success for the Irish province. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

About eight minutes into the 2014 final of what was then known as the Rabo Direct Pro12 between Leinster and Glasgow, Brian O’Driscoll’s farewell game(...)

Aviva Stadium: Many 10-year ticket holders for international rugby games  in the Aviva Stadium are  seeking clarity on what the IRFU intend to do with regard to the €15,000 per ticket they are paying.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

As the financial effects of the pandemic continue to hit sport with the IRFU scheduling a meeting later this week to allay the fears of their 10-year (...)

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