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The Australian international Henry Speight during   Ulster’s  captain’s run at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

One suspects Ulster can’t wait to get this opening match done and put last season behind. Their first chance to put a poisonous year in the rearview m(...)

Cory Hill: “It’s a case of one last effort and I’m sure the boys will put the hard yards in. A first series win here since 1999 is all the motivation we need.” Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Wales captain Cory Hill hopes he can be the man to lead his country to a first series win in Argentina since 1999 when the two sides meet in Saturday (...)

Australia’s Israel Folau   is tackled by Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in his side’s 18-9 Test victory on Sunday. Photograph:   Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Ireland could have won in Brisbane, should have is a leap in the air with Israel Folau. That was the difference, the Wallabies’s best players; Folau o(...)

Leinster’s Isa Nacewa lifts the trophy as he celebrates victory in the Pro14 final over Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium, his final game for the province. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster 40 Scarlets 32 And so all that remains to be achieved is a first series win against one of the Southern Hemisphere big three since 1979. A(...)

Jonathan Sexton celebrates with James Lowe after the New Zealander went over for a try in Leinster’s victory over the Scarlets in the Guinness Pro 14 final at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Man of match 63 minutes of pure Johnny Sexton. The whole gamut: anger, a head knock with quick recovery to destroy the Scarlets, displaying a wonderf(...)

Leinster captain  Isa Nacewa lifts the  Guinness pro 14 trophy after the victory over Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster 40 Scarlets 32 Such are Leinster’s sky-high standards that if one thing gnawed at them over the last two weeks it was that they hadn’t reall(...)

Isa Nacewa has been named in the Leinster team for Saturday’s Pro14 final. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that his captain Isa Nacewa will lead the side out on what will be his 185th and final appearance for the(...)

Leinster players congratulating James Ryan after he scored a try against Scarlets.  The genesis of the try  was a sharp lineout move. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perusing the statistics relating to the knock-out stages of the season’s Champions Cup ahead of Saturday’s final between Leinster and Racing 92 in the(...)

Leinster’s Fergus McFadden  is tackled by Leigh Halfpenny, Rhys Patchell and Scott Williams of Scarlets during the Champions Cup semi-final  at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac didn’t have any quibbles – well maybe one – but that didn’t extend to the result. He acknowledged Leinster’s superiority on(...)

Tadhg Furlong and Cian Healy during Leinster’s captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster Rugby v Scarlets Kick-off: 3.30pm. Venue: Aviva Stadium. On TV: Live on Sky Sports. If Leinster are to return to the promised land and (...)

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