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Scarlets have no answer as Sexton kicks Leinster top

Scarlets 13 Leinster 20

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10 Leinster players in Ireland squad to play New Zealand

Declan Kidney has selected 10 Leinster players in his Ireland team to face New Zealand in Christchurch on Saturday.

Ireland debuts for Simon Zebo and Declan Fitzpatrick in New Zealand

Ireland coach Declan Kidney has rung the changes for the first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday, with debuts for Simon Zebo and Declan Fitzpatrick.

Dan Biggar kicked the decisive conversion for Ospreys in Dublin

Williams bows out by sealing final win for Ospreys

Leinster 30 Ospreys 31

Power Point: Sean O'Brien celebrates after scoring the first of Leinster's five tries against Ulster at Twickenham

O'Driscoll heralds a Leinster 'dynasty' as cup final records fall

Leinster 42 Ulster 14: Irish province win their third Heineken Cup final in four years by blowing away battling Ulster with five-try display of power, pace and precision

Leinster triumph over Ulster in all Irish Heineken Cup final

Leinster 42 Ulster 14

Rory Best, Ireland’s captain in the absence of Brian O’Driscoll, goes over for his side’s first try in Dublin on Saturday

Robinson future in doubt as Irish plan St Pat's party

Ireland 32 Scotland 14

Full effort from Scotland not enough against furious Ireland

Ireland 32 Scotland 14

Paul O’Connell will lead Ireland against France in Paris tomorrow

Paul O'Connell: We can't be a soft touch

Irish captain wary of his own team's errors but warns France he expects to triumph in Paris

Declan Kidney: The Ireland coach's lack of Lions experience counts against him in terms of the top position

Ireland name unchanged side for France clash

Ireland have named an unchanged side for Sunday's rearranged RBS 6 Nations clash with France in Paris.

Ireland record comprehensive defeat of Italy

Ireland 42 Italy 10

France's fly-half François Trinh-Duc runstraining yesterday

Earls back to stop France running hot in icy Paris

Returning centre is only change for Irish side who could make worst start to Six Nations for 14 years

Wales pile fresh misery on Ireland

Wales piled fresh misery on Ireland just four months after knocking them out of the World Cup by claiming a dramatic and controversial RBS 6 Nations victory.

Keith Earls pictured scoring against Wales in the World Cup

Keith Earls ruled out of Ireland clash with Wales

Keith Earls has been ruled out of Ireland's RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales for personal reasons, team manager Michael Kearney has announced this afternoon.

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