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(...)

Dermot Desmond’s involvement, through Stamport, stems from the fact that he took control of the Old Belvedere grounds in a little-publicised deal more than a decade ago.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Financier Dermot Desmond has teamed up with a well-known south Dublin rugby club in a High Court action over a housing development adjacent to its gro(...)

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(...)

Leinster’s Rory O’Loughlin on the attack with Johnny Sexton in support against Bath at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Leinster 42 Bath 15 The numbers are starting to stack up nicely for Leinster. When they welcome Toulouse in the penultimate round of the Champio(...)

 Rory O’Loughlin of Leinster celebrates after scoring their second try during the Champions Cup match against  Bath  at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

A relatively satisfied Leo Cullen pinpointed Leinster’s improved work in the contact area as central to their much improved performance, and with it a(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton is subsitituted injured during their Champions Cup win over Bath. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Robbie Henshaw could miss the start of the Six Nations Championship after a further assessment on his hamstring injury suggested he could be out for u(...)

Robbie Henshaw could miss the start of Ireland’s 2019 Six Nations campaign. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Robbie Henshaw could miss the start of the Six Nations Championship after a further assessment on his hamstring injury suggested he could be out for u(...)

Isa Nacewa has been named in the Leinster team for Saturday’s Pro14 final. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that his captain Isa Nacewa will lead the side out on what will be his 185th and final appearance for the(...)

Jordan Larmour is in the Leinster starting XV for the Champions Cup final. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Leinster and Racing 92 have named their teams for Saturday’s Champions Cup final in Bilbao, with the Irish province making two changes from their semi(...)

 Scott Fardy will wear the number six jersey on Sunday. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Patched up, strapped up, Isa Nacewa will play at 12 while England outhalf Owen Farrell also returns, but Seán O’Brien failed a fitness test and Jack C(...)

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