Leinster's prospects for Sunday's Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Toulouse have been boosted no end with the news that both Jonathan Sexton and Tadhg Furlong are fit and ready to lend their weight to the reigning champions' efforts.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
Leinster started the season with 14 players who could conceivably feature in their back row and yet they badly need three of their most prominent practitioners to return to fitness in time for Sunday’s European quarter-final against Saracens.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Joey Carbery and Darren Sweetnam have both moved on since starring for Clontarf and Cork Constitution in last year’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A final, but Andy Wood insists there will still be plenty of talent to savour as the sides contemplate another decider this Sunday.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
A famous scene adorns the walls of the ACT Brumbies headquarters in Canberra, depicting the dressing room scenes after their first ever victory over the New South Wales Waratahs in Super Rugby. At that stage the Brumbies team were full to the brim with players rejected by their big Sydney neighbours and the win not only sparked emotional scenes but also marked a changing of the guard.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
It may have been a day of drama and calculators across most of the Guinness PRO12, but Leinster strolled to the most straightforward and expected of victories against a mostly awful Treviso side at the RDS this afternoon.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Paddy Jackson has still to play one minute of Six Nations rugby this year, but his Ulster colleague Andrew Trimble believes the out-half is nonetheless well down the road to reaching the standards of Ireland playmaker Jonathan Sexton.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016