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#Leo Cullen

# leo-cullen - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Denis Hickie says Leinster’s new coach should not be a big name

Hickie has backed Leo Cullen to make an impact

# leo-cullen - Friday 19 June, 2015

One for the Leinster shortlist? All Blacks legend Kirwan resigns as Blues coach

Former Italy and Japan coach has previously been linked to both Ulster and Munster.

# leo-cullen - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Familiar stage, but an unfamiliar feeling for underdogs Leinster

Toulon’s predecessors as European champions are being written off for this weekend’s Champions Cup semi-final.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Jennings the only doubt as Leinster issue clean bill of health for Toulon clash

Rhys Ruddock and Kane Douglas are the only players ruled out by Leo Cullen.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 29 March, 2015

One of Ireland’s autumn test stars might struggle to make the World Cup after this injury

Rhys Ruddock is likely out for the rest of the season after re-injuring his arm.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 26 March, 2015

‘We’re running out of games’: Leo Cullen fronting up for business end of the season

Friday marks Leinster’s penultimate fixture at the RDS this season, unless they can make a late push for the top two.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Leo Cullen has an interesting idea about tweaking how the choke tackle is refereed

The Leinster forwards coach favours an interpretation of the law that benefits the attacking team.

# leo-cullen - Monday 2 March, 2015

Are Leinster going to bring back Isa Nacewa? Leo Cullen didn’t rule it out

Isa Nacewa has been in retirement for two years but could be set for a shock return to Dublin.

# leo-cullen - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster wary of wounded animal as focus turns to weakened Castres

The French side were hammered by Stade Français over the weekend.

# leo-cullen - Monday 5 January, 2015

‘It’s hard to tell between junior and senior guys’: Leinster’s next generation of back rows fitting right in

Leo Cullen was particularly pleased by Jack Conan’s display after he asked the back row to impose himself on games more .

# leo-cullen - Saturday 3 January, 2015

‘We’ve battled through a difficult period’ — Leinster coach Cullen

The forwards coach is pleased with where his side are positioned in domestic and European competitions.

# leo-cullen - Monday 22 December, 2014

‘We are in a very different situation to Toulon’ – Leo Cullen on Leinster’s post-World Cup recruitment

Cullen says Leinster’s focus is nuturing their homegrown talent.

# leo-cullen - Monday 17 November, 2014

There was a nice Leinster reunion between Michael Cheika and Leo Cullen earlier

Cheiks was back at his old stomping ground with the Australian team.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’

Leinster’s forwards coach talks about his step away from playing, the pack’s injury concerns and the man coming to fill his shoes.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Leinster excited by Douglas and Madigan as Cullen’s influence continues

Head coach Matt O’Connor is feeling positive about avoiding second season syndrome.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

‘Brian is leaving a few hints he might come back in some capacity’ – Cronin

The hooker is due for shoulder surgery but gave Ireland coach Joe Schmidt something to think about with a superb outing against Glasgow.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 1 June, 2014

‘Shit happens!’ Brian O’Driscoll sums up his final game perfectly

The retired centre paid tribute to outgoing club captain Leo Cullen too.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 31 May, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect Pro12 Grand Final This Is It This post contains videos

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect Pro12 Grand Final

The final chapter of the long goodbye awaited and the Blues did not disappoint.

‘You gauge success by the trophies you win, don’t you?’ – Devin Toner

The lock is determined to give the likes of Brian O’Driscoll, Leo Cullen, Jono Gibbes and Greg Feek a winning send-off.

# leo-cullen - Friday 30 May, 2014

‘I don’t think we’re that sentimental a bunch’ – Leo Cullen ahead of Pro 12 final

Matt O’Connor is happy to have the ‘continuity’ of Jimmy Gopperth at 10, with ‘class’ to spring from the bench.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Leinster’s tribute to Leo Cullen is absolutely littered with trophies Leo Of Laighin This post contains videos

# leo-cullen - Monday 12 May, 2014

No ill effects for Leinster’s O’Brien as McCarthy and Cullen pick up strains

The province will be without Richardt Strauss for their Pro12 semi-final against Ulster, but Eoin Reddan should return.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 10 May, 2014

‘Everything good about Leinster is everything good about Leo Cullen’

Brian O’Driscoll and Leo Cullen will be back next weekend to play Ulster at the RDS.

Blackrock College pays tribute to Brian O’Driscoll and Leo Cullen

The Leinster stars, who played on the same team as schools’ level, are set to retire from rugby.

‘I won’t go through the physical pain of winter, I’ll inflict the pain from now on’ — Leo Cullen

The retiring captain is wasting no time in getting used to his role as forwards coach.

# leo-cullen - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Encore for Cullen and O’Driscoll the major motivator for Leinster — McGrath

Leinster’s international want to finish the season top of the pile, and that means beating Edinburgh,

# leo-cullen - Thursday 17 April, 2014

New Zealand trip helpful in Leo Cullen’s development as a coach — Gibbes

The Leinster captain took time out during the Six Nations to go on a fact-finding mission in the southern hemisphere.

# leo-cullen - Friday 7 February, 2014

Frustrating season continues as Madigan named on Leinster bench

The out-half will play back-up to Jimmy Gopperth in Italy on Sunday.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

BOD on his rugby ‘afterlife’ and how coaching doesn’t float his boat

The inspirational centre insists he will only focus on life after rugby when the season is over.

# leo-cullen - Friday 17 January, 2014

Ospreys coming to RDS to dominate warns Leinster captain Leo Cullen

The second-row is delighted that his side have their Pool 1 destiny in their hands going into the final round of fixtures.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 28 December, 2013

‘Below par’ Leinster desperate to end 2013 on winning note

Head coach Matt O’Connor believes last season’s RDS loss to Ulster will have no bearing on today’s game.

# leo-cullen - Monday 23 December, 2013

Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture — Easterby

The Leinster manager praised Leinster’s next forwards coach who ‘has been around in the bad times as well’.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Leo Cullen to take over as Leinster forwards coach

The province’s captain is understood to have agreed a move into the coaching set-up next season.

# leo-cullen - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

9 of Wicklow’s best sporting moments in 2013

Lions, seagulls and silverware (oh my) — there was lots for Wicklow sports fans to smile about this year.

# leo-cullen - Monday 16 December, 2013

‘O’Brien dearly missed as Saints won every single collision’ – Shane Byrne

The former Leinster hooker believes Leo Cullen would have made a massive difference in the province’s home defeat.

# leo-cullen - Monday 2 December, 2013

Cullen backing Leinster to break Lawes against Saints

Leinster’s captain says the memory of last season’s December failure will drive his province this month.

# leo-cullen - Friday 11 October, 2013

Heineken Cup: Sidelined skipper Cullen keeping options open

The second row is struggling after an operation on his Achilles, but will hope to make an impact later this season.

# leo-cullen - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Leinster need O’Driscoll back to avoid Ospreys slip-up

Matt O’Connor should be praying over BOD’s calf injury, with Leinster lacking leadership.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Leinster getting used to O’Connor’s new systems – Leo Cullen

The veteran also backed the side’s youngsters to thrive under the new regime.

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