Oisin Dowling

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The tallest of the academy secondrows is Waterford-born Thomas Ahern at 6ft 9in. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It’s a little under nine years ago that Leinster Rugby embarked on a project called ‘Route 6’6”’ to try and entice young men between the ages of 17 an(...)

 Ireland and Leinster lock James Ryan in action for St Michael’s in the Senior Cup final against Blackrock in March 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They have become the leading rugby feeder school in the country, so much so that St Michael’s have become something of a modern-day phenomenon – the b(...)

Darren Cave: will captain Ulster against Leinster to mark his retirement from the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Pro14: Ulster v Leinster Kick-off: 5.15pm, Saturday. Venue: Ravenhill. On TV: Eir Sport and Premier Sports. Both having sec(...)

Dan Leavy: makes his return to Leinster’s starting line-up for his first game since December 22nd. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Edinburgh v Leinster, Murrayfield (7.35, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports) Dan Leavy, Joe Tomane, Luke McGrath and Nick McCarthy return to a match en(...)

Dan Leavy is back in the Leinster team for this weekend’s Pro14 trip to Edinburgh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dan Leavy will make his first appearance of 2019 after being named in the Leinster team to play Edinburgh in Murrayfield on Friday night (kick-off 7.3(...)

Ronan Kelleher scored for Ireland Under-20s during their vital win in Georgia. Photograph: Levan Verdzeuli/Inpho

Ireland Under-20s 52 Samoa Under-20s 26 It was a case of mission accomplished, with the performance of secondary importance and victory paramount in (...)

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(...)

 Ireland head coach Nigel Carolan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Defeat to Wales last weekend may have cost the Ireland Under-20s any chance of the title, but as with their senior counterparts there will be more tha(...)

Munster winger Calvin Nash comes into the Ireland under-20 team. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Italy Under-20 v Ireland Under-20 Stadio Enrico Chersoni, Prato (Friday, 6pm, Irish time) Injuries to captain Jack Kelly and tighthead prop Peter C(...)

Ireland Under 20 head coach Nigel Carolan. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Following a narrow 20-19 victory over Scotland at a sodden Broadwood stadium on Friday night, Ireland under-20s coach Nigel Carolan plucked three name(...)

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