Rory O Loughlin

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Jordan Larmour could make his return for Leinster in this weekend’s game against Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The fit-again trio of Jordan Larmour, Tommy O’Brien and Harry Byrne are all in line for potential seasonal returns when Leinster host Zebre in the Uni(...)

Simon Zebo’s second try against Sharks was a thing of beauty. Stephen Larkham has been busy in pre-season judging by what was on offer in terms of the patterns. They boast all the qualities required to hunt down silverware.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“The first day, an interesting day. You leave in April cynical, a bit disillusioned. Now you are really happy when you come back. People are always ha(...)

Leinster’s Josh van der Flier on his way to scoring the first try of the game against the Bulls in the United Rugby Championship match at the  Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 31 Bulls 3 It was almost like they’d never been away. Despite the rustiness that comes with a lengthy lay-off, with several of this line-up (...)

 Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been excused for Munster’s final game of the season. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Although Stephen Larkham had strongly intimated that Tadhg Beirne and Conor Murray would be granted the game time they were looking for away to Zebre (...)

Jamison Gibson-Park is back from injury and playing for the first time since the Pro14 final win against Munster. File photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leo Cullen welcomes back Jamison Gibson-Park to his Leinster team for the final game of the season against Dragons in the Pro14 Rainbow Cup on Friday (...)

Leinster’s Rory O’Loughlin is tackled by  Fraser Brown and Rory Darge of the Glasgow Warriors during the Guinness Pro 14 Rainbow Cup game at  Scotstoun. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors 15 Leinster 12 Leinster’s interest in the Guinness Pro 14 Rainbow Cup, which like many of their supporters was probably fairly negli(...)

Andy Farrell:  instead of the Fijian tour, the IRFU are very close to signing off on two home Tests this summer  against Japan and the United States. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There can be little doubt that the lack of a voice from the Irish coaching ticket, and specifically Andy Farrell, didn’t help the chances of one or tw(...)

Leinster’s Josh van der Flier scores a try against Lyon during a Heineken Champions Cup game at the RDS  in January 2020. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The American racing driver Bobby Unser once observed that “success is where preparation and opportunity meet”, a maxim that easily straddles many form(...)

Jordan Larmour scores a try for Leinster  under pressure from Exeter’s Stuart Hogg  during the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final  at Sandy Park. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Exeter Chiefs 22 Leinster 34 Leinster will be in the open draw for the semi-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup, where they will be the only non-Fre(...)

Leinster’s Rory O’Loughlin in action against Munster’s  Andrew Conway during the Guinness Pro 14 Final at the  RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A free pass into the quarter-finals without having to so much as travel to the ground should, you might imagine, be a relief. For some maybe, but for (...)

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