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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# Injury Update
Leinster's Johnny Sexton on track to recover for Toulouse semi-final
The 33-year-old will increase his training load this week after a quad injury.
# interprovincial
'We'll definitely miss him' - McGrath's Ulster move driven by Ireland ambition
The 29-year-old is making the move north from Leinster this summer.
# Injury Update
Leinster assessing Sexton's 'minor' quad issue as Henshaw steps up recovery
The out-half pulled up in training last week and has not played for his province since December.
# Injury Update
Henshaw 'less than likely' to be fit for Ulster after visiting UK specialist
The Leinster centre will increase his training load in the coming days ahead of Saturday’s European showdown against Ulster.
# Injury Update
Henshaw and Leavy set to miss Ireland's clash with France
The Leinster centre hasn’t played since the England game due to a dead leg.
# Contract
Henshaw signs new three-year deal to stay with Leinster and Ireland
The 25-year-old will be staying in Ireland until 2022 at least.
# honesty
'You want your mates to go well but you have to be a little bit selfish about it'
32-year-old Rob Kearney returned to make a strong impression for Ireland against Scotland in the Six Nations.
# Powerful
Munster man Farrell keen for opportunity to build on Edinburgh impression
The 25-year-old was back in a green shirt for the first time in almost a year.
# spoilt for choice
'He maybe could have played': Henshaw not risked due to Farrell form
Joe Schmidt wasn’t ready to chance Henshaw with ‘Chris Farrell sitting in the wings, massively motivated’.
# Kicking
Analysis: England's kicking class outsmarts Schmidt's Ireland
Eddie Jones’ men manipulated Ireland’s defence with their superb kicking game.
# position
Henshaw endures tough evening after Schmidt opts for fullback switch
England’s sublime kicking game saw them toy with the Leinster man.
# 15
'I think it's a good fit... Robbie will go really well' - Simon Zebo on Henshaw's fullback selection
The Racing 92 star has no worries about his former teammate.
# Long-term plan
World Cup on Joe's mind as Henshaw preferred to Kearney at fullback
Kearney ‘ran out of time’ as his performance against Scarlets tipped the selection balance in Henshaw’s favour.
# opener
Van der Flier set for Ireland's seven shirt as Henshaw lined up for 15
Ireland kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a massive clash against England on Saturday.
# homegrown heroes
'They never changed' - the midlands boys with Six Nations dreams who stay true to their roots
Robbie Henshaw and Jack Carty developed their rugby skills at the Buccaneers rugby club and Marist College in Athlone.
# Sidelined
Leinster's McGrath to miss Six Nations, Patterson registered for Europe
The 25-year-old has been cruelly denied a place in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad.
# Injury Update
Henshaw set to miss start of Ireland's Six Nations defence
The centre’s hamstring injury is worse than first feared.
# Injury Update
Sean O'Brien faces at least eight weeks out while Henshaw looks at six-week absence
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen provided an injury update ahead of Friday’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.
# familiar foe
'He was a great player back then and he's come on leaps and bounds': Crotty braced for Aki reunion
The Connacht star will have a big role to play against the nation of his birth on Saturday.
# squad update
Henshaw and Murray ruled out of Ireland's clash with the All Blacks
Henshaw pulled up with a tight hamstring on Saturday, and will miss the rest of the autumnal programme.
# Senior PLayer
Henshaw happy to cover fullback but focused on perfecting centre play
The 25-year-old is beginning to step up as a leader within Ireland’s squad.
# One Year On
'People have their own opinions. You can't hide from it... I have thick skin'
Bundee Aki made his debut for Ireland last November and has become a vital cog in Joe Schmidt’s machine since.
# Inter-pro
Sexton absent as Leo Cullen rings the changes for Munster clash
Ross Byrne makes the starting line-up for Leinster this weekend.
# Centre of attention
Henshaw ready and waiting for Munster after missing out on Galway return
The Leinster centre has made his seasonal reappearance in this fixture over the last two years, but now feels in better shape than ever.
# starting XV
International stars return as Leinster ring the changes for trip to face Scarlets
A second trip to Wales in a week for Leinster.
# From athlone to Oz
'We played minor together for Westmeath for a year and senior for Athlone'
Former Athlone Gaelic football team-mates Robbie Henshaw and Ray Connellan caught up last week in Melbourne.
# Injury Update
Robbie Henshaw out for 'a few weeks' but should to be fit for Ireland tour
Meanwhile, Johnny Sexton withdrew from the clash with Munster due to calf tightness.
# back with a bang
Henshaw's miracle return ensures fulcrum of Leinster's attack firing for Bilbao
The centre will play a key part against Racing 92 on Saturday, and is fit and ready for the challenge.
# Loss Of Lee
Mayo manager on Keegan - 'I know locally they're all thinking how did Robbie Henshaw get back'
Mayo planning without the 2016 Footballer of the Year.
# shoulder to the wheel
'It's a serious effort to get back in that timeframe': Henshaw huge for Leinster after shoulder injury
Robbie Henshaw worked tirelessly to make a remarkably quick return from shoulder injury.
# centre mass
'He cleans up other people's mistakes': Sexton thrilled to have Henshaw back to battle Scarlets
The captain is hoping the ‘hard truths’ learned in two semi-final losses last year can be put to good use tomorrow.
# Boost
Henshaw back in the selection picture for Champions Cup semi-final
The centre took part in Leinster’s pre-match warm-up last Saturday.
# on the comeback trail
Henshaw hopeful of returning to boost Leinster's push for silverware
The centre says he is in a good space mentally as he nears the end of his rehab programme.
# stepping up
'Chris's temperament tells me that he won't get spooked by all of that'
Bernard Jackman knows Ireland centre Chris Farrell better than most, having worked with him in Grenoble.
# Midfield
Chris Farrell has 'his nose in front' for Ireland's 13 shirt - Schmidt
The Munster centre is expected to replace Robbie Henshaw for the clash with Wales.
# big blow
Henshaw to miss Leinster's Saracens clash as he's ruled out for up to four months
Joe Schmidt confirmed the timeframe for Henshaw’s return to action.
# Comeback Kid
Wales match may come too soon, but Ringrose ready to step up return
Stuart Lancaster suggests the centre may make his return against the Kings and does not expect to have Robbie Henshaw available to take on Saracens on 1 April.
# Moving On
Henshaw blow will be felt but Ireland confident as they head for Athlone
Joe Schmidt has competition for places in key areas of the pitch and his squad has real belief.
# make it count
'I see myself as one of the older fellas': Influx of youth strenghtening Henshaw's leadership
The 24-year-old is happy to learn and teach to knit Ireland’s back-line together.
# big bob
Henshaw ready to set the tone in a powerful Irish midfield
The Athlone man can thrive with greater freedom when played outside Aki.