Stan Wright

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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’s Devin Toner  after picking up a medial ligament  injury during the Guinness Pro14 semi-final  against  Munster at the RDS  on May 18th.  Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Rugby is back – already. On a Wednesday morning in June, Devin Toner confirmed his grade two medial ligament tear, sustained on May 18th, ha(...)

The former Leinster Stan Wright. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster’s investigation into a former player punching a current academy player has concluded “to the satisfaction of all parties.” The Irish Times u(...)

Leinster’s Gordon D’Arcy celebrates his try as Johnny Sexton and Munster’s Ronan O’Gara exchange words in the Heineken Cup semi-final in 2009. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Irish rugby historians search for the biggest shift in the balance of power at provincial level they need look no further than May 2nd, 2009, and(...)

Isa Nacewa during the captain’s run ahead of Leinster’s Champions Cup final clash with Racing 92. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

1) Isa Nacewa Given his durability and his versatility over two spells of five season and then three seasons, has to be considered the best overseas&(...)

Jamie Heaslip lifts the Heineken Cup after the win over Leicester at Murrayfield in May 2009. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jamie Heaslip will walk on the pitch before Leinster v Saracens. “Mick Dawson told me this morning they are at just south of 50,000.” Imagine they b(...)

Charles Piutau scores in the dying minutes against Leinster in the European Champions Cup match at the RDS.Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The stakes are high for Leinster today. Following on from their alarmingly limp defeat at home to Wasps last Sunday, another loss today in Bath would (...)

Leinster’s Tadhg Furlong, who scored one of Leinster’s seven tries against Castres at the RDS. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The tighthead conundrum. The previous Irish management hoped aloud in November 2010 that John Hayes would pack down at the 2011 World Cup in New Zeal(...)

 Jamie Heaslip should be one of the few survivor from when Harlqeuins and Leisnetr last met in 2009.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Leinster team won’t be selected until Friday. But of the 15 players who started against Harlequins in the 2009 ‘Bloodgate’ quarter-final, probably(...)