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#Les Kiss

# les-kiss - Monday 27 August, 2018

Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish

The former Leinster midfielder has spent the summer with Leicester Tigers.

# les-kiss - Thursday 16 August, 2018

O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork

JJ Hanrahan is first up in Munster’s number 10 shirt tomorrow night.

# les-kiss - Monday 9 April, 2018

Kidney's London Irish win, Madigan and Bristol promoted, and all the exiles action

London Irish and Bristol may still be swapping places next season.

# les-kiss - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'

Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.

Director of rugby Nick Kennedy leaves London Irish after Kidney-Kiss appointment

Kiss and Kidney had been expected to work alongside the young director of rugby.

# les-kiss - Friday 9 March, 2018

London Irish confirm Declan Kidney as technical consultant, Les Kiss takes reins as head coach

Kidney has signed a three-year deal with the club, replacing Brendan Venter who has been released from his part-time contract with immediate effect.

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports Pom

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports

The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.

# les-kiss - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Kidney and Kiss to join London Irish - reports

The pair previously worked together in the Irish set-up.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Concern for Ulster as Cheika's Wallabies look to lure Gibbes away

The former All Blacks back row could link up with his old boss in Australia.

# les-kiss - Saturday 10 February, 2018

'The scoreboard looks good but there was a hell of a lot of effort that went into getting that'

Interim Ulster boss Jono Gibbes got off to a winning start with a comprehensive defeat of the Southern Kings on Friday night.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over

The former Ireland defence coach is leaving his position as director of rugby.

# les-kiss - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'Vicious, belligerent' Ulster delivered at the vital moments

Ulster refused to be defined by their shaky form in recent weeks and endeavoured to win every inch possible.

As it happened: Ulster vs La Rochelle, Champions Cup

Ulster took on La Rochelle knowing a win would see them go top in their Champions Cup pool.

# les-kiss - Sunday 7 January, 2018

New overseas out-half on the way for Ulster but Bowe injured

Les Kiss says the northern province have secured a new playmaker to replace Christian Lealiifano.

# les-kiss - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Larmour-led Leinster finish inter-pro series in style by downing sorry Ulster

The 20-year-old was in scintillating form once again for Leo Cullen’s side.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'It was a very calm half time, it wasn’t mysterious what was happening'

Les Kiss says tactical changes helped turn the tide against Munster.

# les-kiss - Friday 29 December, 2017

'We are cut, we are hurting but we've got to make sure we do whatever is necessary to return this week'

Ulster were walloped 44-16 by Connacht last weekend.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'You need to keep believing in yourself. I had my family telling me it was going to happen'

John Cooney is unquestionably the signing of the season so far, and the Ulster scrum-half says he always believed his chance would come.

# les-kiss - Friday 8 December, 2017

Henderson named captain as Ulster go in search of crucial Champions Cup win in London

Les Kiss has named Iain Henderson as captain for Sunday’s Champions Cup meeting with Harlequins in the absence of Rory Best.

# les-kiss - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'I do feel for the guys and I back them fully' - Under-fire Les Kiss on Ulster's critics

Already, opinion in the North has turned harshly against the coaching staff.

# les-kiss - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ulster hope to get back on track and make the most of trip to sunny South Africa

‘That’s our challenge — to make sure we turn up and respect the 80 minutes with our best effort.’

# les-kiss - Monday 30 October, 2017

'The dressing room, it was deadly silent': Ulster disperse into November with plenty to chew on

Rory Best was left analysing Ulster’s breakdown shortcomings rather than celebrating his 200th provincial cap.

# les-kiss - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Cullen pleased to take inter-pro win despite 'flat' feeling to performance

The head coach also had praise for his ‘inspired substitution’ Jordan Larmour.

# les-kiss - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Damp squib from Ulster as Larmour sparks Leinster win

Without a line-out and a meaningful kicking game, Ulster were unable to build pressure on the eastern province.

# les-kiss - Friday 13 October, 2017

'It's a massive victory': Kiss delighted with Ulster's character

Second-half tries from Stockdale and McCloskey ensured the hosts got off to a winning start.

# les-kiss - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

# les-kiss - Friday 29 September, 2017

Just the 12 changes as Ulster name strong side for Zebre trip

Andrew Trimble set to equal Roger Wilson’s appearances record.

# les-kiss - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Four from four, but Ulster and Kiss wary of making the same mistakes as last season

The northern province have made an excellent start to this season but nobody is getting carried away at Kingspan Stadium.

# les-kiss - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'They stood up with Nev out there and delivered. It was emotional'

Driven by the memory of the late Nevin Spence, Les Kiss’ Ulster pulled off a stunning victory last night.

# les-kiss - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Ulster remain unbeaten but just about hold off spirited second-half Treviso comeback

Andrew Trimble scored a brace as Les Kiss’ side followed up their win over the Cheetahs last weekend.

# les-kiss - Friday 8 September, 2017

Irish international trio return to Ulster squad for Saturday's trip to Treviso

Jacob Stockdale and Kieran Treadwell both start, while Luke Marshall is among the replacements.

# les-kiss - Friday 1 September, 2017

'It's a nice feeling to get that done in that fashion. I was bloody nervous before the game'

Les Kiss was pleased with his side’s performance tonight, but admits it was far from perfect.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'We have to be of a strong mentality to nail those moments': Resilience is crucial for Ulster

‘How do you get to a point where you are better than the distractions or the hits that come from the side?’

# les-kiss - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'He's enjoying playing there': Ulster using fit-again Bowe in new midfield role

The Ireland international played centre during his time with Ospreys and could feature there for the province this season.

# les-kiss - Friday 3 March, 2017

Ulster grind out victory in dreadful conditions but fail to land bonus point against Treviso

Jared Payne, Charles Piutau and Sean Reidy got the tries for Les Kiss’s side.

# les-kiss - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Five-star Ulster leapfrog Glasgow and close the gap on Pro12 leaders

Les Kiss’s side ran out convincing winners at Kingspan Stadium this afternoon.

# les-kiss - Monday 23 January, 2017

'A massive talent in the group that isn’t expressing itself': Kiss and Ulster left searching for answers

The northern province have now lost four consecutive games in all competitions.

# les-kiss - Friday 20 January, 2017

Tommy Bowe back in matchday XV despite Ulster's European ambitions coming to an end

They face Bordeaux at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow.

# les-kiss - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Ulster's South African lock completes move to Cardiff

Franco van der Merwe will leave at the end of the season having joined the province in 2014.

# les-kiss - Monday 16 January, 2017

Ulster confirm signings of Springbok Botha and scrum-half Cooney

The 25-year-old will add to the province’s ball-carrying ability.

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