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#Leo Cullen

# leo-cullen - Monday 11 January, 2021

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht

Jan 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,860 Views 15 Comments

Hugo Keenan and co. notched a bonus-point win against Ulster and denied the visitors anything.

# leo-cullen - Monday 4 January, 2021

Cullen tells his Leinster players to get their minds right for Ulster
# Dejected
# Dejected

Cullen tells his Leinster players to get their minds right for Ulster

Jan 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,356 Views 11 Comments

The defending champions’ 26-game unbeaten run in the Pro14 came to an end on Saturday against Connacht.

# leo-cullen - Monday 16 November, 2020

How Leo Cullen’s blueprint was inspired by Ferguson, Cody and Bill Belichick
# You Win Nothing Without Kids
# You Win Nothing Without Kids

How Leo Cullen’s blueprint was inspired by Ferguson, Cody and Bill Belichick

Nov 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,202 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster head coach is a student of several sports, not just rugby and has carried those lessons into his coaching manual.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'He's so explosive and powerful but it's also his mindset that separates him'
# 100 Club
# 100 Club

'He's so explosive and powerful but it's also his mindset that separates him'

Oct 31st 2020, 7:45 AM 8,084 Views 0 Comments

33-year-old prop Cian Healy wins his 100th cap for Ireland in Paris this evening.

# leo-cullen - Monday 26 October, 2020

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'
# Next Step
# Next Step

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 70,998 Views 1 Comment

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'
# Return
# Return

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Oct 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 9,601 Views 2 Comments

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

# leo-cullen - Friday 23 October, 2020

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses
# Hammering
# Hammering

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:22 PM 13,805 Views 21 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return
# Comeback
# Comeback

'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:30 PM 8,067 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old has been sidelined for 19 months after a horrific knee injury.

# leo-cullen - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season
# Leinster Leaders
# Leinster Leaders

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season

Oct 14th 2020, 11:06 AM 5,315 Views 1 Comment

The province were recently crowned Pro14 champions for the third successive season.

# leo-cullen - Friday 2 October, 2020

Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury
# Update
# Update

Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury

Oct 2nd 2020, 11:03 PM 10,283 Views 15 Comments

The out-half was replaced after just 23 minutes of the win against the Dragons.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 1 October, 2020

‘It hit the players hard – it hit us all hard, really’
# Leinster
# Leinster

‘It hit the players hard – it hit us all hard, really’

Oct 1st 2020, 3:08 PM 6,982 Views 1 Comment

Leinster are still recovering psychologically from their European defeat – but Dan Leavy and Tadhg Furlong’s recovery from injury is gathering pace.

# leo-cullen - Monday 21 September, 2020

Selection calls, getting 'spooked', scrum woes - Leinster left with regrets
# Regrets
# Regrets

Selection calls, getting 'spooked', scrum woes - Leinster left with regrets

Sep 21st 2020, 7:56 PM 12,260 Views 23 Comments

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster will be self-critical in reviewing their side’s defeat to Saracens.

Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts'
# Season Over
# Season Over

Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts'

Sep 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 20,048 Views 44 Comments

The province’s head coach didn’t believe his team were physically overpowered by the English side’s pack.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'
# Gutted
# Gutted

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:23 PM 16,040 Views 41 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen had major regrets over his side’s first-half showing against Saracens.

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again

Sep 19th 2020, 6:47 AM 5,627 Views 11 Comments

It’s been 16 months and zero defeats since Leinster faced Mark McCall’s European champions. They’re eager to avenge the result in Newcastle.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'They are the best team mates you could possibly have'
# Parting Gift
# Parting Gift

'They are the best team mates you could possibly have'

Sep 12th 2020, 11:07 PM 17,685 Views 22 Comments

Man of the match Josh van der Flier explains why Leinster’s players decided to ask retiring heroes Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden to lift the Pro14 trophy.

# leo-cullen - Friday 11 September, 2020

Cullen eager to see improved Leinster performance with extra 'punch' from the bench
# Strength In Depth
# Strength In Depth

Cullen eager to see improved Leinster performance with extra 'punch' from the bench

Sep 11th 2020, 3:51 PM 7,559 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster head coach couldn’t help but think of the players he couldn’t fit into his matchday 23 for tomorrow’s final

# leo-cullen - Thursday 10 September, 2020

How Leinster went from rock-bottom to become serial winners
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

How Leinster went from rock-bottom to become serial winners

Sep 10th 2020, 7:55 PM 26,032 Views 21 Comments

Leinster looked to be going nowhere in January 2016 when they were hammered 51-10 by Wasps. Unbeaten this season, they are four games away from becoming rugby’s Invincibles.

# leo-cullen - Monday 7 September, 2020

Cullen challenges his Leinster side to move to another level
# Ambition
# Ambition

Cullen challenges his Leinster side to move to another level

Sep 7th 2020, 7:47 AM 7,485 Views 15 Comments

A second double in three years is on the cards after Leinster moved past Munster in Friday’s Pro14 semi-final.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'It was brutal, ugly stuff but it's all about getting to a final,' says Cullen
# Winning Ugly
# Winning Ugly

'It was brutal, ugly stuff but it's all about getting to a final,' says Cullen

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,472 Views 28 Comments

Leinster coach admits only the purist could have enjoyed last night’s low score bore.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 8,224 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen said Devin Toner was back in the starting XV for his lineout nous.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster

Aug 29th 2020, 10:08 PM 13,987 Views 12 Comments

The 22-year-old Skerries man was excellent in Leinster’s victory over Ulster.

# leo-cullen - Friday 21 August, 2020

'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster

Aug 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 11,986 Views 35 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen also outlined the thinking behind picking Caelan Doris at blindside flanker.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 6 August, 2020

James Ryan 'flying' through recovery in boost for Leinster and Ireland
# Good News
# Good News

James Ryan 'flying' through recovery in boost for Leinster and Ireland

Aug 6th 2020, 1:00 AM 8,888 Views 8 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen revealed that the second row is already running and lifting weights.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?
# STrength
# STrength

The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?

Updated Jul 28th 2020, 8:06 PM 34,119 Views 42 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will be looking to pick up where they left off when rugby resumes.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'It would be a fantastic honour for him' - Ireland qualification in sight for Lowe
# Residency
# Residency

'It would be a fantastic honour for him' - Ireland qualification in sight for Lowe

Apr 21st 2020, 7:55 AM 35,462 Views 91 Comments

The Leinster wing will be eligible from this November.

'It's always easier to have 10 than two' - Leinster's back row riches
# Depth
# Depth

'It's always easier to have 10 than two' - Leinster's back row riches

Apr 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 7,307 Views 40 Comments

With Jack Conan and Dan Leavy back in the mix, the province will have serious depth.

# leo-cullen - Monday 20 April, 2020

Cullen confirms Leinster haven't made any new signings for next season
# Contracts
# Contracts

Cullen confirms Leinster haven't made any new signings for next season

Updated Apr 20th 2020, 8:04 PM 21,747 Views 57 Comments

The Leinster head coach would be open to playing inter-pro games behind closed doors.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 26 March, 2020

How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season

Mar 26th 2020, 4:57 PM 6,802 Views 22 Comments

Max Deegan, James Lowe, and Scott Fardy have racked up the most minutes in the squad.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Baird 'starting to get comfortable' at pro level after impressive hat-trick
# Lock And Load
# Lock And Load

Baird 'starting to get comfortable' at pro level after impressive hat-trick

Feb 29th 2020, 12:21 AM 11,955 Views 33 Comments

The 20-year-old looked a dominant figure as Leinster dismantled their title rivals.

# leo-cullen - Friday 28 February, 2020

'The ability to think earns you time': Cullen backs Sexton, comparing him with Brady and Federer
# All In The Head
# All In The Head

'The ability to think earns you time': Cullen backs Sexton, comparing him with Brady and Federer

Feb 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,622 Views 47 Comments

The Leinster head coach sees no reason to lose faith in Ireland’s 34-year-old out-half.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Cullen maintains focus on the 'here and now' as prospect of postponements loom
# Controllables
# Controllables

Cullen maintains focus on the 'here and now' as prospect of postponements loom

Feb 27th 2020, 1:53 PM 3,238 Views 0 Comments

The Pro14 champions meet last year’s runners-up tomorrow and Cullen is not looking far beyond that.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath
# Rotation
# Rotation

Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath

Feb 20th 2020, 12:22 PM 9,004 Views 17 Comments

Leo Cullen has rung the changes for tomorrow’s clash with the Ospreys.

# leo-cullen - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew
# Famous Five
# Famous Five

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Feb 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,814 Views 3 Comments

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

# leo-cullen - Friday 17 January, 2020

Ryan back from injury as McGrath captains Leinster against Benetton
# Team News
# Team News

Ryan back from injury as McGrath captains Leinster against Benetton

Jan 17th 2020, 12:07 PM 9,444 Views 23 Comments

Leo Cullen has made four changes to his starting XV, all of them coming in the pack.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Cronin glad to be back in thick of it as Leinster 'stick to their guns' to thwart Munster
# Winter-pro
# Winter-pro

Cronin glad to be back in thick of it as Leinster 'stick to their guns' to thwart Munster

Dec 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,879 Views 54 Comments

The hooker made an impact in Thomond Park last night after working his way back from a neck injury.

# leo-cullen - Monday 16 December, 2019

'He goes out and expresses himself' - Plenty of praise as Larmour continues to flourish at 15
# Dancing Feet
# Dancing Feet

'He goes out and expresses himself' - Plenty of praise as Larmour continues to flourish at 15

Dec 16th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,348 Views 12 Comments

The versatile full-back’s form will please Andy Farrell ahead of his first Six Nations as Ireland head coach.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Cullen wants 7-try Leinster to be even more clinical
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

Cullen wants 7-try Leinster to be even more clinical

Dec 14th 2019, 8:50 PM 10,267 Views 29 Comments

The province scored seven tries for the second week running, but the head coach was annoyed by the chances they left behind.

Cullen can smile about 'tough period' as Leinster look to extend perfect start to season
# Looking Good
# Looking Good

Cullen can smile about 'tough period' as Leinster look to extend perfect start to season

Dec 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 4,425 Views 9 Comments

The province are expected to make it 11 wins in a row when they take on Northampton Saints at the Aviva Stadium.

# leo-cullen - Friday 13 December, 2019

Cullen says Six Nations is the target for Sexton
# On Course
# On Course

Cullen says Six Nations is the target for Sexton

Dec 13th 2019, 2:04 PM 6,188 Views 24 Comments

The Leinster out-half is seeing a specialist in the UK as he battles a knee ligament injury.

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