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#Felipe Contepomi

# felipe-contepomi - Thursday 23 May, 2019

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

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'

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

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'

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

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'

“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'

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

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

‘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

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'

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

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'

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

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'

‘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 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

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

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'

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

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

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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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