R Kearney

9 results

 Leinster’s Ronan Kelleher scores a try at the RDS. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster 36 Cheetahs 12 Leinster made it 17 wins in succession in all competitions this season, defying the horrendous conditions of gales and heavy (...)

Leinster’s Devin Toner and Eli Snyman of Benetton compete for a lineout  at the Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Benetton 0 Leinster 18 Leinster will face Saracens in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup after their 16th successive victory of the sea(...)

 Coelan Doris scored the first try of the match. Photo: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Benetton 0 Leinster 18 Victory confirmed Leinster as number one seeds for the knockout stages of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup, guaranteeing h(...)

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen at  Leinster HQ in  UCD on Friday:   ‘They come with a clear plan, so we’ve got to get a better of understanding on what they’re trying to do.’ Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Benetton v Leinster, Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Saturday, 1pm Irish time - Live on BT Sport 3 Leinster’s remit is straightforward: win on Saturday af(...)

Leinster’s Max Deegan holds off Connacht’s Caolin Blade. Deegan’s execellent form is rewarded with the number eight jersey. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster v Lyon, RDS, Sunday, 1pm - Live on BT Sport Lyon’s intentions, in as much as they can be gleaned from team selection, appear reasonably clea(...)

Joey Carbery  is taken off the field injured during the Guinness Summer Series match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Certitude: the best-laid plans will be ripped asunder as the 2019 World Cup becomes an event based on durability rather than ability. Who can smile t(...)

Andrew Conway: could face a scrap for a place in the Ireland squad with the likes of Chris Farrell and  Will Addison. Photograph: Tommy dickson/Inpho

Joe Schmidt swept away the debris. The succession plan revealed, Andy Farrell takes over with Schmidt departing in November 2019. Now, as a reward, th(...)

Leinster’s Jordan Larmour (left) will start in Bilbao with  James Lowe  (right) missing out. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James Lowe looks set to miss out as 20-year-old Jordan Larmour is slated to start in the Leinster team for Saturday’s Champions Cup final against Raci(...)

Garry Ringrose during an Irish training session at Carton House this week, he retains the number 13 jersey for Friday night’s trip to Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho

In Cardiff two years ago Wayne Barnes whistled Ireland off the pitch as Leigh Halfpenny kicked Wales into a 12-0 lead that, ultimately, proved the und(...)