Devin Toner has signed a new two-year contract with the IRFU which will see him remain at Leinster until at least June 2017.
Setanta Sports' coverage of the 2015 Allianz National Leagues gets underway with a superb double-header on Saturday, January 31.
Aston Villa have appealed the red card shown to Gabriel Agbonlahor during Saturday's draw with Manchester United.
Ruby Walsh believes Faugheen will only be considered a genuine Champion Hurdle contender if he wins the williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.
Southampton striker Shane Long has hit out at the club's critics for suggesting their 'bubble had burst'.
Jonas Gutierrez is to make his return for Newcastle's Under-21s on Monday.
Inter Milan's sporting director Piero Ausilio has dismissed reports linking the team with a move for Aaron Lennon in January.
QPR have no intention of selling Charlie Austin during the January transfer window, manager Harry Redknapp has warned.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes believes Chelsea can go close to winning the quadruple this season.
Ally McCoist has left his position as Rangers manager having been placed on 'gardening leave' by the Scottish Championship club.