Despite being short 17 players following World Cup squad announcements, Leo Cullen is able to call on plenty of experience for his opening Guinness Pro12 encounter as head coach of Leinster against Edinburgh in Meggetland tonight (7.35pm).
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
Tomás O’Leary produces an infectious smile when he emerges from the physio’s room at London Irish’s training base. It might be his 30th birthday, a milestone which often signals the onset of autumn in a professional rugby player’s career, but after a spell ravaged by injury, the Corkman has a fresh outlook.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
Munster may be fretting over the well-being of their first-choice locks this week but both of Leinster’s veteran second rows reported in yesterday fit and ready to go for Saturday’s trip to Thomond Park after their weekend outing against the Ospreys.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
Those who believe Declan Kidney will be quickly able to find alternatives and back-up support for Cian Healy, Mike Ross and Tom Court, the trio who have carried the scrummaging responsibilities throughout the RBS 6 Nations Championship, will have to think again.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2012