Vakh Abdaladze

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Dan Leavy has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after an operation on knee cartilage. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The news that Dan Leavy’s season is over less than four months into his comeback is a desperately disappointing blow for the man himself, as well as f(...)

Leinster’s James Ryan and Dan Leavy with skills coach Hugh Hogan during a recent training session. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster and Ireland secondrow James Ryan is expected to be available for selection for the Pro14 final on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium. Ryan has no(...)

Leinster training has had a little more normality to it this week - we began passing the ball again. File photograph: Inpho

Week two of restricted training has continued with the basics, but with some differences from week one. Instead of three days training we have four. O(...)

Leinster were due to meet Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

No team had set up a more rewarding and lucrative finale to the 2019-20 campaign than Leinster, unbeaten as they were after 19 wins in 19 competitive (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

Leinster’s James Lowe on his way to scoring a scry in the Pro14 final. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

15 Rob Kearney proved many wrong. A premature narrative framed Carbery and then Larmour as the Leinster and even Ireland fullback in waiting, but Zebo(...)

Tadhg Furlong:  his  soaring market value forced the IRFU to offer a significant pay increase, to €500,000 a year while still way short of the figures an international tighthead prop commands in the English Premiership or French Top 14.  Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Tadhg Furlong’s three-year contract, one of 21 contracts announced by Leinster on Wednesday, puts the 25-year-old in Irish rugby’s high earner bracket(...)

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