27 October 2000: Arthur and team physiotherapist Frances Moran help Reggie Corrigan from the field during the Heineken Cup game against Northampton Saints. Picture Credit: ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

27 October 2000; Arthur and team physiotherapist Frances Moran help Reggie Corrigan from the field during the Heineken Cup game against Northampton Saints. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Patrick Bolger

20 January 2001; Brian O'Driscoll receives tretment on his shoulder from team physiotherapist, Frances Moran and team doctor prof. Arthur Tanner. Biarritz v Leinster, Park de Sport Aguilera, France, European Cup, Rugby. Picture credit; Matt Browne/SPORTSFILE *EDI*

20 January 2001; As Leinster take on Biarritz in the Heineken Cup, Brian O’Driscoll receives treatment on his shoulder from Arthur and team physiotherapist, Frances Moran. Picture credit; Matt Browne/SPORTSFILE

15 December 2001; The Leinster team celebrate after victory over Munster in the Celtic League Final in Lansdowne Road. Arthur savouring every moment in the back row! Picture credit; Matt Browne / SPORTSFILE

Ireland Rugby Tour 2003 Training Paddy Wallace, Niall O'Donovan, Keith Wood, Donncha O'Callaghan, Marcus Horan and Arthur Tanner in the back of a van returning from training Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

June 2003; Arthur enjoying some well deserved down time during the Ireland Rugby Tour to Tonga and Samoa with Paddy Wallace, Niall O’Donovan, Keith Wood, Donncha O’Callaghan and Marcus Horan. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Ireland Rugby Tour 2003 Reggie Corrigan puts in a contact lens with help from Ailbe McCormack and Arthur Tanner Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

14 June 2003; Arthur helps Reggie Corrigan put in a contact lens with the help of Ailbe McCormack in the game against Tonga. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Ireland Rugby Tour 2003 Ireland vs Samoa 21/6/2003 Team doctor Arthur Tanner checks on Anthony Horgan in the heat Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

20 June 2003; A week later and it’s the heat getting to some players as Ireland take on Samoa in Apia Park. Here Arthur checks on Anthony Horgan in the heat! Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Magners League 30/11/2007 Leinster Jason Cowman and Dr Arthur Tanner celebrate at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

30 November 2007; Singing in the rain! Arthur celebrating a 10-3 Magners League win over Munster in the pouring rain with Jason Cowman! Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Heineken Cup 18/10/2008 Leinster Luke Fitzgerald gets stretched by fitness coach James Allen as Doctor Arthur Tanner looks on Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

18 October 2008; As Leinster take on Wasps in the Heineken Cup, Luke Fitzgerald needs some help with his footwear and Arthur is only too happy to oblige! Picture Credit; ©INPHO/James Crombie

2 May 2009; Felipe Contepomi, Leinster, celebrates with team doctor Professor Arthur Tanner. Heineken Cup Semi-Final, Munster v Leinster, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

2 May 2009; A tough day on a personal level for Felipe Contepomi – he injured his ACL – but it can’t detract from the feeling at the full time whistle as he celebrates with Arthur a win over Munster in the Heineken Cup Semi-Final in a sold out Croke Park. Picture credit; Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

2 May 2009; happiness is...Arthur celebrates the Munster win in Croke Park with his good friend Gordon DArcy. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

2 May 2009; Arthur celebrates the Munster win in Croke Park with his good friend Gordon D’Arcy. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Heineken Cup Final 23/5/2009 Leinster Dr Arthur Tanner and Dr Jim McShane with the Heineken Cup Trophy Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

23 May 2009; Happiness is…Arthur and Dr. Jim McShane celebrate a first ever Heineken Cup title after a 19-16 win over Leicester Tigers in Murrayfield. Picture Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

23 January 2010; Leo Cullen, Leinster, is attended to by Leinster team doctor Prof Arthur Tanner after taking a knock during the game. Heineken Cup, Pool 6, Round 6, London Irish v Leinster, Twickenham Stadium, London, England. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

23 January 2010; Arthur checks in on Leo Cullen having taken a knock in the Heineken Cup game against London Irish in Twickenham Stadium. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

9 April 2010; Clermont Auvergne coach Josef Schmidt with Leinster team doctor Prof Arthur Tanner after the match. Heineken Cup Quarter-Final, Leinster v Clermont Auvergne, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

9 April 2010; See you soon Joe! Arthur chats to then Clermont Auvergne coach Joe Schmidt after Leinster sneak a 29-28 win over Clermont in the RDS in the Heineken Cup Quarter-Final. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

14 November 2009; The Grand Slam. At the IRFU Charitable Trust Dinner Arthur is joined by Professor Frank Keane, John O'Flynn, Emmett Byrne, Dr Terry McWade, Dr Kilian McGrogan, Professor Alan Johnson and Mr Rory Connolly. Picture Credi; ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

14 November 2009; The Grand Slam. At the IRFU Charitable Trust Dinner, Arthur is joined by
Professor Frank Keane, John O’Flynn, Emmett Byrne, Dr Terry McWade, Dr Kilian McGrogan, Professor Alan Johnson and Mr Rory Connolly. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

18 September 2010; In one of Joe Schmidts first games in charge, Arthur runs off the pitch with Joe and other members of the back room team as Leinster prepare to take on Treviso in the Magners League. Picture Credit; INPHO/Dan Sheridan

18 September 2010; In one of Joe Schmidt’s first games in charge, Arthur runs off the pitch with Joe and other members of the back room team as Leinster prepare to take on Treviso in the Magners League. Picture Credit; INPHO/Dan Sheridan

21 May 2011; Jonathan Sexton, Leinster, celebrates with Prof Arthur Tanner following their victory. Heineken Cup Final, Leinster v Northampton Saints, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

21 May 2011; Tell us that one about Istanbul again Johnny…! Arthur celebrates with Johnny Sexton after a superb second half comeback sees Leinster over the line in the Heineken Cup Final against Northampton Saints in the Millennium Stadium. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

Heineken Cup Final 21/5/2011 Leinster Luke Fitzgerald with Dr Arthur Tanner Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

21 May 2011; They’d seen plenty of lows together. This was a huge high. With Luke Fitzgerald after the Heineken Cup Final. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

27 September 2013; Arthur grabs a coffee with Shane Jennings before the RaboDirect PRO12 game against Cardiff Blues in the RDS Arena. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/James Crombie

27 September 2013; Arthur grabs a coffee with Shane Jennings before the RaboDirect PRO12 game against Cardiff Blues in the RDS Arena. Picture Credit; ©INPHO/James Crombie

17 January 2014; Cian Healy, Leinster, is treated for an injury by Dr. Arthur Tanner, team doctor. Heineken Cup 2013/14, Pool 1, Round 6, Leinster v Ospreys, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE

17 January 2014; Take me to Church! Arthur looks after Cian Healy in the Heineken Cup game against Ospreys in the RDS Arena. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE

20 February 2014; Kevin McLaughlin, Leinster, is attended to by team doctor Prof Arthur Tanner, left, and team physio Karl Denvir. Celtic League 2013/14, Round 15, Cardiff v Leinster, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

20 February 2014; Home or away, Arthur was there treating the players. Here, in Cardiff, Arthur looks after Kevin McLaughlin with the help of team physio Karl Denvir. Picture credit; Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

29 March 2014; Brian O'Driscoll, Leinster, leaves the field with Dr. Arthur Tanner, team doctor. Celtic League 2013/14, Round 18, Leinster v Munster, Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

29 March 2014; Arthur walks Brian ODriscoll off the field in the Aviva Stadium one last time. It was to be both Arthur and Brian’s last game in the Aviva, a game that Leinster would win 22-18, fittingly, with a try from Brian. Picture credit; Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

3 May 2014; Professor Arthur Tanner and his wife Ann in attendance at the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball. The annual Leinster Rugby Awards Ball took place in the Mansion House, Saturday evening. Risteard Cooper was the Master of Ceremonies on a great night which also acknowledged the outstanding contributions of Leo Cullen and Brian O’Driscoll as they retire at the end of the season. For a full list of award winners and more information log on to www.leinsterrugby.ie. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

3 May 2014; Arthur with his wife Ann at the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball in the Mansion House. Arthur’s outstanding contribution to Leinster Rugby was acknowledged at the Ball as he retired at the end of the 2013/14 season. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

3 May 2014; Professor Arthur Tanner with Master of Ceremonies Risteard Cooper during the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball. The annual Leinster Rugby Awards Ball Awards Ball took place in the Mansion House, Saturday evening where Jack McGrath was awarded the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Players' Player of the Year and Marty Moore was awarded the Best Menswear Young Player of the Year award. Risteard Cooper was the Master of Ceremonies on a great night which also acknowledged the outstanding contributions of Leo Cullen and Brian O’Driscoll as they retire at the end of the season. For a full list of award winners and more information log on to www.leinsterrugby.ie. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

3 May 2014; The Prof. MC Risteárd Cooper interviews Arthur at the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball as he looks back on a stellar career with Leinster and with Ireland Rugby. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

31 May 2014; Professor Arthur Tanner, Leinster team doctor, following his side's victory. Celtic League 2013/14 Grand Final, Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

31 May 2014; Arthur celebrates Leinsters 34-12 win over Glasgow Warriors in the RDS Arena in the RaboDirect PRO12 Final. Picture credit; Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

31 May 2014: His last game witrh Leinster and another trophy for the cabinet. Dr. John Ryan (left), Professor Arthur Tanner and lead physio Garreth Farrell (right) celebrate with the PRO12 trophy after the PRO12 Final win over Glasgow in the RDS. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

31 May 2014: His last game with Leinster and another trophy for the cabinet. Arthur is joined by Dr. John Ryan and lead physio Garreth Farrell (right) as they celebrate with the PRO12 trophy after the PRO12 Final win over Glasgow in the RDS. Picture Credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

3 October 2015; Dominic Ryan, Leinster, with Dr. Arthur Tanner after the win. Guinness PRO12, Round 3, Leinster v Newport Gwent Dragons. RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture credit: Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE

3 October 2015; As we will all remember him. With an arm around the shoulder, with a smile and always the good word. Arthur with Dominic Ryan after the Guinness PRO12 win over the Newport Gwent Dragons in the RDS Arena. Picture Credit; Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE