Nick Isiekwe

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Saracens’ Billy Vunipola scores the crucial try despite James Lowe and Luke McGrath of Leinster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Saracens 20 Leinster 10 The drive for five will have to be resumed next year. Leinster gave it the good fight, defending heroically and they kept pr(...)

George Kruis is seemingly unfazed by the incoming game of the decade. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Topics to file George Kruis interview under: Black Monday. Stuart Lancaster. Felling Munster. Leinster revisited. Cannabis (minus the THC). That abou(...)

Leinster have named their team for Saturday’s final at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Champions Cup final: Leinster v Saracens Kick-off: 5pm, Saturday. Venue: St James’ Park. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will start at 4pm. O(...)

England’s Maro Itoje after the game against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

England hope that Maro Itoje will return in time to reinforce the final stage of their Six Nations title pursuit after being struck down by a knee inj(...)

Saracens’ Maro Itoje his side’s first  try during the Heineken  Champions Cup game against Lyon at Allianz Park. Photograph:  Steven Paston/PA Wire

Saracens 29 Lyon 10 Saracens made it two wins from two in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup, producing a clinical display to seal a 29-10 bonus-po(...)

  Billy Vunipola and Mako Vunipola of Saracens look on from the stands after sustaining injuries during the Champions Cup match between Glasgow Warriors and Saracens. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Billy Vunipola will miss England’s autumn Test campaign after breaking his left arm. The Saracens number eight suffered his latest injury in Sunday’s (...)

Ireland’s Bundee Aki will lead the Barbarians against England at Twickenham. Head coach Pat Lam has handed the captaincy to the Connacht centre who “e(...)

Leinster’s Dan Leavy scores his  try. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster 30 Saracens 19 It’s was a victory that’ll command some elbow room in the pantheon of great Leinster performances in Europe, one for the ages(...)

Saracens Calum Clark scores his side’s fourth try during the Champions Cup match against Northampton at Franklin’s Gardens. Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Northampton 13 Saracens 57 Northampton collapsed to another harrowing rout by Saracens after being overwhelmed in their Champions Cup clash at Frankl(...)

Shannon’s John Foley, in action here for Munster ‘A’, will win his first cap at blindside flanker. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Six Nations Under-20 preview: Ireland v England Venue: Donnybrook TV: Live on RTÉ 2, 6pm The capacity of this Ireland side to make incremental i(...)