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Dublin: 5°C Wednesday 21 April 2021

#Leo Cullen

# leo-cullen - Yesterday’s News

Leinster will 'wait and see' as Sexton remains sidelined with head injury
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Leinster will 'wait and see' as Sexton remains sidelined with head injury

Tue 7:15 AM 5,195 Views 21 Comments

The out-half will miss this weekend’s clash with Munster.

# leo-cullen - Monday 12 April, 2021

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

Apr 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 36,594 Views 105 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

'Ronan and Jono, two men we know very well, have been building a great side'
# Familiar Faces
# Familiar Faces

'Ronan and Jono, two men we know very well, have been building a great side'

Apr 12th 2021, 11:57 AM 37,960 Views 17 Comments

Leo Cullen and Leinster will have to beat French opposition to win the Champions Cup.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury
# Composure
# Composure

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury

Apr 10th 2021, 8:47 PM 17,445 Views 34 Comments

Leinster overturned a 14-point deficit to beat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter
# Exet Strategy
# Exet Strategy

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,085 Views 3 Comments

The 2018 European champions meet last year’s Champions Cup winners in the European quarter-finals tonight.

# leo-cullen - Friday 9 April, 2021

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row
# Team News
# Team News

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row

Apr 9th 2021, 12:08 PM 16,022 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men didn’t play last weekend after their clash with Toulon was cancelled.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 1 April, 2021

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon
# History
# History

'They're a team that we've struggled with' - Cullen wary of old foes Toulon

Apr 1st 2021, 3:17 PM 6,608 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster boss has experienced defeat to Toulon as both a player and a coach.

# leo-cullen - Monday 29 March, 2021

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14

Mar 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 6,786 Views 7 Comments

Leinster have won the last four titles – but South Africa’s big four provinces are set to join the competition.

# leo-cullen - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Five trophies in four years - the secret behind Leinster's success
# Legacy Builders
# Legacy Builders

Five trophies in four years - the secret behind Leinster's success

Mar 28th 2021, 7:57 AM 26,850 Views 51 Comments

“Success can make you soft,” says Leinster coach Leo Cullen.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen
# Motivated
# Motivated

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen

Mar 27th 2021, 8:15 AM 6,459 Views 8 Comments

Leinster can win a fourth successive Pro14 title today.

# leo-cullen - Friday 26 March, 2021

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'
# Pro14
# Pro14

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'

Mar 26th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,263 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen has kept a number of Leinster’s frontline internationals on the bench for tomorrow’s Pro14 final.

# leo-cullen - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre
# Team News
# Team News

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre

Mar 11th 2021, 1:19 PM 11,160 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, Seán O’Brien and Tim Corkery are in line to make their debuts from the substitutes’ bench.

# leo-cullen - Friday 19 February, 2021

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress
# Patience
# Patience

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress

Feb 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,682 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster head coach also discussed the current situation regarding contract talks.

# 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 6,870 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 4,359 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 6,220 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 8,096 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 71,018 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 9,623 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 13,829 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 8,106 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 5,321 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 10,295 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 6,986 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 12,265 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 20,055 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 16,051 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 17,686 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 7,561 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 26,065 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 7,492 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 15,478 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 8,227 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 14,033 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 12,019 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 8,907 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 34,553 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 35,517 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 7,325 Views 40 Comments

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

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