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#Felipe Contepomi

# felipe-contepomi - Monday 5 April, 2021

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'
# Top Tier
# Top Tier

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'

Apr 5th 2021, 10:20 PM 25,694 Views 24 Comments

‘We’ve learned lessons from that Sarries game that we’ll hopefully be able to bring into this weekend,’ says Rory O’Loughlin.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Playmaking 12 Frawley 'developing nicely' as he gets set for Leinster return
# Fitness
# Fitness

Playmaking 12 Frawley 'developing nicely' as he gets set for Leinster return

Mar 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,945 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old Skerries man has had a frustrating time with injury.

# felipe-contepomi - Monday 15 March, 2021

Contepomi backs James Lowe to respond for Ireland amidst criticism
# Defence
# Defence

Contepomi backs James Lowe to respond for Ireland amidst criticism

Mar 15th 2021, 6:52 PM 11,745 Views 26 Comments

The Leinster assistant coach acknowledged that Lowe is better known for his attacking qualities.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'
# Future Planning
# Future Planning

'Johnny won’t play forever, as much as we would like him to'

Feb 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,078 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster captain is close to agreeing a new contract.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,314 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old back row is nearing the end of his degree in UCD.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
# Showdown
# Showdown

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,080 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Furlong's injury frustration continues as Leinster's tighthead stocks run low
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Furlong's injury frustration continues as Leinster's tighthead stocks run low

Nov 19th 2020, 1:01 AM 12,813 Views 3 Comments

The Wexford man last played in February, while Ciaran Parker has now been ruled out.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

No sign of Larkham's impact for Munster in 'contestable box kicks-fest'
# Lessons
# Lessons

No sign of Larkham's impact for Munster in 'contestable box kicks-fest'

Sep 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,204 Views 28 Comments

Leinster feel they need to learn from last Friday’s game and Munster will surely look to do the same.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 9 July, 2020

'We wanted him to stay but we are happy and we'll keep developing players'
# Move To Munster
# Move To Munster

'We wanted him to stay but we are happy and we'll keep developing players'

Jul 9th 2020, 7:15 AM 14,302 Views 45 Comments

Tighthead prop Roman Salanoa moved from Leinster to Munster this summer.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off
# Rolling On
# Rolling On

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off

Jul 8th 2020, 12:41 PM 5,512 Views 23 Comments

Felipe Contepomi says the province’s players returned to pre-season in excellent condition.

# felipe-contepomi - Sunday 5 April, 2020

When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions
# Classic
# Classic

When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions

Apr 5th 2020, 9:05 PM 34,507 Views 31 Comments

Michael Cheika’s men delivered a stunning performance in their 2006 Heineken Cup quarter-final.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'
# One More Job
# One More Job

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'

May 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,051 Views 10 Comments

Felipe Contepomi says Leinster are determined to win Saturday’s Pro14 final, but the result will not solely define the province’s season.

# felipe-contepomi - Monday 20 May, 2019

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'
# Clarification
# Clarification

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'

May 20th 2019, 5:07 PM 12,021 Views 59 Comments

Leinster’s message is clear: their captain was not left out of the team at the weekend for performance-related reasons.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'Not a nice part of the season to miss': JVDF absent for final again, but still aiding Leinster's push
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

'Not a nice part of the season to miss': JVDF absent for final again, but still aiding Leinster's push

May 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,719 Views 13 Comments

The back row need only look to his backs coach to find someone who understands the pain of missing a European final.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'We want to get the best out of them and these are great weeks to do that'
# Pro14
# Pro14

'We want to get the best out of them and these are great weeks to do that'

Feb 26th 2019, 6:15 AM 8,366 Views 5 Comments

Felipe Contepomi is looking forward to seeing how another young Leinster team fare against the Cheetahs on Friday.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Contepomi and Ruddock influence helping Harry Byrne 'declutter' his game
# Sparking Joy
# Sparking Joy

Contepomi and Ruddock influence helping Harry Byrne 'declutter' his game

Jan 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 8,757 Views 13 Comments

The younger Byrne brother has no shortage of influential figures as he sharpens his attacking instincts.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Contepomi: Sexton won't be fazed by Eddie Jones 'showbiz'
# Batphone
# Batphone

Contepomi: Sexton won't be fazed by Eddie Jones 'showbiz'

Jan 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 6,558 Views 9 Comments

“Eddie said it, I’ll put it that way.”

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Contepomi: 'Leinster are not the Barcelona of rugby - we have a lot to improve'
# A Joy To Watch
# A Joy To Watch

Contepomi: 'Leinster are not the Barcelona of rugby - we have a lot to improve'

Dec 5th 2018, 11:02 AM 8,164 Views 18 Comments

The defending European champions have developed a high-possession, high strike-rate style of play.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Injuries mount for Leinster but strength in depth softens the blow ahead of Bath
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Injuries mount for Leinster but strength in depth softens the blow ahead of Bath

Dec 4th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,934 Views 16 Comments

Dan Leavy, Jack Conan, Rory O’Loughlin and Jordan Larmour are in a race to be fit for Saturday.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland
# Puma Pride
# Puma Pride

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

Nov 6th 2018, 11:42 AM 5,790 Views 11 Comments

‘On the day, (Argentina) can be very good. If they don’t get it (going) they can look not that good.’

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Contepomi determined to help Leinster become the best team in the world
# Phil-osophy
# Phil-osophy

Contepomi determined to help Leinster become the best team in the world

Oct 31st 2018, 7:30 AM 6,876 Views 25 Comments

The former Puma is not trying to add the free-running Jaguares ethos to Leinster, just to tweak the province’s excellent structure.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It's about being creative but effective... you try to manipulate the defence'
# Dr Phil
# Dr Phil

'It's about being creative but effective... you try to manipulate the defence'

Sep 19th 2018, 7:15 PM 11,573 Views 6 Comments

Felipe Contepomi is happy with the direction Leinster’s set-piece attack is moving in.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'He's in a great rugby moment': Contepomi backs Leinster's Byrne to step up and fill Sexton's shoes
# Top 10s
# Top 10s

'He's in a great rugby moment': Contepomi backs Leinster's Byrne to step up and fill Sexton's shoes

Aug 28th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,358 Views 7 Comments

The 23-year-old could make an ahead-of-schedule return this Friday night.

# felipe-contepomi - Monday 27 August, 2018

'It has been hard on the players as they've had to try and understand my English'
# Dr Phil
# Dr Phil

'It has been hard on the players as they've had to try and understand my English'

Aug 27th 2018, 8:10 PM 12,346 Views 3 Comments

Felipe Contepomi can’t hide his delight at being back in Dublin with Leinster, and the former out-half is working hard to help the European champions evolve further.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Contact skills, Crusaders clips, five stars - Leinster look to get even better
# Looking Forward
# Looking Forward

Contact skills, Crusaders clips, five stars - Leinster look to get even better

Aug 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,471 Views 7 Comments

Number eight Jack Conan explains how Leinster’s coaches are working to improve again.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Contepomi: 'Sexton is one of those players that doesn't come around often, so we need to enjoy him'
# Master And Apprentice
# Master And Apprentice

Contepomi: 'Sexton is one of those players that doesn't come around often, so we need to enjoy him'

Aug 15th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,579 Views 12 Comments

‘When you talk to a friend or colleague of Messi, they say ‘he’s the first one to arrive, the last one to leave’… that’s Johnny.’

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Felipe Contepomi makes return to Leinster Rugby
# The Good Doctor
# The Good Doctor

Felipe Contepomi makes return to Leinster Rugby

Jun 26th 2018, 3:00 PM 34,638 Views 49 Comments

The former out-half previously played with the province 116 times after joining in 2003.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Leinster legend Felipe Contepomi to be inducted in World Rugby Hall of Fame
# Dr Phil
# Dr Phil

Leinster legend Felipe Contepomi to be inducted in World Rugby Hall of Fame

Oct 26th 2017, 5:27 PM 7,504 Views 17 Comments

The Argentine claimed scoring records for both the Pumas and Leinster before retiring.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'My heart is 100 percent for Argentina. My mind, my head, is 50/50' - Contepomi can't call quarter-final
# PUMA KING
# PUMA KING

'My heart is 100 percent for Argentina. My mind, my head, is 50/50' - Contepomi can't call quarter-final

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,969 Views 10 Comments

Contepomi spoke to The42 about Ireland and Argentina’s World Cup quarter-final.

# felipe-contepomi - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Contepomi feels Madigan is in 'early stages of becoming a Johnny Sexton'
# Dr Phil
# Dr Phil

Contepomi feels Madigan is in 'early stages of becoming a Johnny Sexton'

Oct 14th 2015, 6:45 AM 13,886 Views 9 Comments

The former Leinster and Argentina out-half is in town for Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final.

# felipe-contepomi - Monday 25 March, 2013

D'Arcy: Stade final would be the perfect farewell for Dr Phil
# Pro12
# Pro12

D'Arcy: Stade final would be the perfect farewell for Dr Phil

Mar 25th 2013, 9:06 PM 4,711 Views 1 Comment

Leinster’s Gordon D’Arcy paid tribute to the retiring Felipe Contepomi — but he’s hoping for one more meeting on the field.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season
# Fan Favourite
# Fan Favourite

Former Leinster 10 Felipe Contepomi to retire from rugby at the end of the season

Mar 19th 2013, 4:52 PM 3,145 Views 8 Comments

The Argentine outhalf played 116 times for the Blues and kicked 1225 points.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Contepomi will be back: “It’s not the end of the world, it’s an injury.”
# Defiant
# Defiant

Contepomi will be back: “It’s not the end of the world, it’s an injury.”

Nov 13th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,961 Views 11 Comments

The Argentina talisman says he will be back in three or four months, and is not retiring from club or international rugby.

# felipe-contepomi - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Pumas: Contepomi in, Albacete ruled out of November Tests
# Sort Of Homecoming
# Sort Of Homecoming

Pumas: Contepomi in, Albacete ruled out of November Tests

Nov 3rd 2012, 12:32 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

Argentina will be without the inspirational lock for their three Tests this month, but Dr. Phil is in line for a return to Dublin 4.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Argentina prepare for Rugby Championship debut against Springboks
# Argy Barge
# Argy Barge

Argentina prepare for Rugby Championship debut against Springboks

Aug 16th 2012, 6:03 PM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

Los Pumas will make their tournament bow in Cape Town against a South African side rebuilding their front eight.

# felipe-contepomi - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Baa-Baas pip Ireland in Kingsholm
# NZ 2012
# NZ 2012

Baa-Baas pip Ireland in Kingsholm

May 29th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,537 Views 2 Comments

The sides shared eight tries but in the end, the game was won by a late penalty from a very familiar face.

# felipe-contepomi - Sunday 2 October, 2011

As it happened: Argentina v Georgia
# Olé!
# Olé!

As it happened: Argentina v Georgia

Oct 2nd 2011, 12:40 AM 1,739 Views 1 Comment

With their place in the quarter-finals at stake, the Pumas were all set to duke it out with Georgia. Could they come out on top? Review our live coverage to find out.

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 8 September, 2011

The players worth watching at this year's tournament
# Get Carter
# Get Carter

The players worth watching at this year's tournament

Sep 8th 2011, 11:00 AM 666 Views 0 Comments

The big kick-off draws yet closer. Here’s some of the best at the Rugby World Cup.