Mick Kearney

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Bono with the Ireland rugby squad as the build-up continues for the big Six Nations clash  against England at Twickenham.

Ireland’s new English head coach and new backs coach may have both played and coached the country of their birth, but Andy Farrell is endeavouring to (...)

Ireland scrum coach John Fogarty works with prop Andrew Porter during the captain’s run at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Andy Dunne is hardly a soothsayer. An adventurous outhalf during his nomadic career – Leinster, Harlequins, Bath, Leinster again and Connacht – he’s s(...)

 Devin Toner limped off in the Pro14 semi-final on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Devin Toner will miss the Pro14 final due to the knee injury he sustained against Munster at the RDS on Saturday. He sustained the damage in a tackle (...)

Leinster hooker Sean Cronin has been struggling with a calf injury. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster are “optimistic” that Sean Cronin will be available for their Champions Cup final against Saracens later this week. The Irish hooker has been(...)

Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

Johnny Sexton has made only eight appearances for Leinster this season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster have been boosted by the return to full training of their talisman, captain and all-time record points scorer Johnny Sexton in advance of Sun(...)

Robbie Henshaw and Devin Toner both return to the Leinster side for Saturday’s meeting with Glasgow at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A week out from Leinster’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final, Leo Cullen has welcomed the timely to return to fitness of Devin Toner and Robbie Hensha(...)

Robbie Henshaw is ready to return to the Leinster team. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In the nick of time, Robbie Henshaw and Devin Toner will return for Leinster against Glasgow on Saturday at the RDS. The champions have already secur(...)

Benetton’s Tommaso Allan kicks a late conversion to tie the Pro14 game with  Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 27 Benetton 27 After the match Leinster coach Leo Cullen hinted that his side’s Pro 14 performance against a physical Benetton side should (...)

Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne in training last month. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Johnny Sexton remains an uncertainty as Leinster face into their Pro14 league match against Glasgow this week before taking on Toulouse in their Europ(...)

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