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Leinster hooker Rónan Kelleher has scored nine tries in his side’s 24-game unbeaten run, this effort coming against the Ospreys last October. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster will be trying to engineer a 25th successive victory when they face Ulster in the Pro14 final at the Aviva stadium on Saturday night. Their m(...)

Andrew Porter: “Team sports have always been a big part of my life and what I’ve enjoyed the most. I’ve missed that team aspect.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s been different. I’m not going to lie, our first week back training with Leinster has been a little weird, getting used to all the different proto(...)

Leinster team doctor John Ryan with coach Stuart Lancaster. File photograph: Inpho

As an Everton fan, Leo Cullen can joke about the English Premier League season ending without Liverpool being declared champions for the first time in(...)

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has made a number of changes for Friday night’s match in Wales. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

There are eight personnel changes and one positional switch to Leinster’s starting XV for their trip to The Gnoll to face Ospreys on Friday night (kic(...)

  Jack Conan suffered a broken ankle in training in Japan but could be back plahing for Leinster next month. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jack Conan is on course to take part in Leinster’s two-game mini tour of South Africa after the Six Nations, thus in turn potentially putting him in t(...)

 Saracens players celebrate after the victory over Racing 92 which clinched their place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals. Photograph:  Henry Browne/Getty Images

Saracens, a club with “honesty” emblazoned on their main stand at Allianz Park, may well squeeze the last drop out from a rule-breaking squad with glo(...)

 Ireland and Leinster lock James Ryan in action for St Michael’s in the Senior Cup final against Blackrock in March 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They have become the leading rugby feeder school in the country, so much so that St Michael’s have become something of a modern-day phenomenon – the b(...)

 Jordan Larmour of Ireland during a Six Nations match against France at the Aviva Stadium  in Dublin last year. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Nobody remotely affiliated with Irish rugby wants to meditate over another four-year cycle. But, mustering as much gusto as possible in early January (...)

 Cian Kelleher (back to camera) is congratulated after scoring a Leinster try by Jamison Gibson-Park, Rob Kearney and  Tommy O’Brien during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the RDS. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster 54 Ulster 42 It was a contest that was difficult to pigeon-hole. Leinster scored eight tries, conceded six, including four of the last five (...)

Munster’s Ben Healy,  last year’s Ireland U-20s outhalf, in action in the Guinness PRO14 against Edinburgh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Securing a regular high-level playing outlet for the premier young talent in Irish rugby remains a conundrum for the IRFU. There are a finite number (...)

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