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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Back in Blue

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
'The first week was brutally tough' - Conan happy to finally move on from World Cup pain
The 31-year-old made his first apperance of the season for Leinster in the win against Munster.
Last month
November 2023
Sheehan named captain for first time as Leinster and Dragons welcome back internationals
Joe McCarthy, Ryan Baird, Ross Byrne and Jimmy O’Brien also start for Leo Cullen’s side in Newport.
All time
'More complete' Lukaku ready to wreak havoc on Premier League defences after €115m Chelsea move
The Belgian striker has a point to prove following his return to London.
Lowe and Ryan doubts, but Sexton set to lead Leinster in Montpellier
Will Connors is also set to be fit for Leo Cullen’s side.
Dan Leavy back in Leinster matchday squad after long injury layoff
The Grand Slam winner has had a tough road back.
Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre
Academy graduate Dan Sheehan is also back in full training following a fractured cheekbone.
O'Connor returns on permanent deal to become Sheridan's first signing as Waterford boss
The former Ireland U19 international striker spent the latter half of 2019 on loan with the Blues.
O'Connor returns to Waterford on loan from Preston North End
The former Republic of Ireland U21 international is to embark on a second stint at the RSC.
Franco Smith to take over as Italy's interim head coach for Six Nations
The South African will take over from Conor O’Shea, who stood down over the weekend.
Lancaster confident Sexton will hit the ground running against Toulouse
The influential out-half has been sidelined with a quad injury, so could make his first Leinster appearance of the year this Sunday.
Porter returns to starting line-up as Leinster look ahead to Zebre clash
Jack McGrath, Dave Kearney and Ross Byrne are all handed starting berths, while Jack Dunne is in line to make his senior debut from the bench.
'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it'
Dan Leavy believes staying healthy has been the key to him becoming a dominant figure for Leinster and Ireland.
'No regrets. I do everything on my own terms' - Sutcliffe happy with Dublin return
Danny Sutcliffe is back in Pat Gilroy’s Dublin hurling set-up after a two-year hiatus.
Alan Nolan made his return to the Dublin jersey today but Pat Gilroy's side were defeated
Dublin went down to the Dubs Stars by six points in their annual challenge game.
Stepaside Garda Station to reopen after 'rise in crime' since its closure
The closure has led to six years of protests in the south Dublin town of about 20,000.
Cullen confident reintegration of Ireland stars will be seamless in Leinster's European opener
Leinster begin their European campaign on Sunday.
Jonathan Sexton is back training in his favourite shade of blue
Welcome home, Johnno.
Manchester City have splashed out €71m on former Chelsea playmaker Kevin de Bruyne
The Belgian international has returned to the Premier League from Wolfsburg.
Leicester promoted to Premier League after 10-year absence
And they didn’t have to play today.
'I underestimated Enda Kenny' - FG candidate who said Taoiseach spoke "twaddle"
Maurice Dockrell says that the Taoiseach has a “huge depth of character”.
Tevez can spark more City glory, says Mancini
“This is the first time in four years we have him fit,” the Italian manager said of Tevez yesterday.
Sexton and Reddan could feature against Dragons
Half-back pair among a number of internationals that could return for the Magners League tie on Sunday.