Ronan Kelleher

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Andy Farrell: faces a significant challenge in overseeing the transition  of an  ageing Ireland side clearly in need of new blood. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The more you think about it, the more you realise what a sizeable task Andy Farrell and his assistant coaches have in following up the Joe Schmidt era(...)

Dave Kearney of Leinster scores one of his hat-trick of tries against Benetton at Treviso on September 28th. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Leinster v Edinburgh, RDS, Dublin 7.35pm - Live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports Dave Kearney, who scored a hat-trick of tries against Benetton in the op(...)

James Lowe on his way to a Leinster training session in UCD. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leo Cullen has been named his Leinster team for Friday’s Pro14 game against the Ospreys in the RDS. It’s a new back three with Hugo Keenan starting a(...)

Devin Toner is in the Leinster team on Saturday evening. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ross Molony will captain Leinster against Benetton in their Pro14 opener on Saturday, and he’ll be partnered by Devin Toner in the secondrow (Kick-off(...)

Seán O’Brien with the Pro 14 trophy after Leinster’s victory over Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park  back in May. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Leo Cullen admitted that lessons had been learned and parameters put in place to ensure that there would be no repetition of the incidents involving S(...)

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his squad to play Coventry. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leo Cullen has named his Leinster team to face Coventry at Donnybrook on Saturday - their first pre-season match. Cian Kelleher will make his first s(...)

Ulster 14 Leinster 13 For Leo Cullen, there is little reason to alter a successful formula. His much-changed Leinster side followed up their Champio(...)

Andrew Porter during Leinster squad training. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster v Southern Kings, RDS (7.55pm, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports) The Southern Kings 43-0 defeat to Munster last weekend will have fostered (...)

France Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Stade Aime-Giral (8.0, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) As assignments go, this one is a doozey. Noel McNamara’s Ir(...)

 Diarmuid Barron, Caelan Doris and Matthew Agnew at the announcement of the  squad for the U-20 World Cup in France at Spencer Dock in Dublin yesterday. Inpho: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A new captain, five uncapped players, a coaching team trimmed by one and injuries to a couple of key players represent an overview of the challenges f(...)

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