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(...)

Jack Conan will captain Leinster in Navan.

The green shoots of the rugby season will be visible in Navan tomorrow when Leinster host their provincial siblings Ulster in the first of several pre(...)

Ian Nagle takes part in a Leinster training session at Greystones RFC earlier in August. The former Munster lock is in line to make his debut against Ulster in Saturday’s pre-season friendly at Navan RFC. Photograph:   Gary Carr/Inpho

Leinster coach Leo Cullen has named seven internationals in a 32-man squad for the province’s opening pre-season game against Ulster at Navan RFC on S(...)