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Dublin: 13°C Friday 18 September 2020

#Leo Cullen

# leo-cullen - Saturday 12 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

The Leinster wing will be eligible from this November.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# leo-cullen - Monday 9 December, 2019

'Dev has been fantastic... you can see that he wants back into the national squad'

Leo Cullen’s side are thriving thanks to the presence of in-form men all over the pitch.

# leo-cullen - Friday 29 November, 2019

Leinster ring the changes for Glasgow clash with Ireland front-liners rested

Ross Molony captains the team from the second row.

# leo-cullen - Monday 25 November, 2019

Sexton sees promise after Leinster manage the heat in Lyon

The province are well placed to attack the rest of the pool stages after coming through a tense affair in France.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'When we really, really needed to dig in we have that gear'

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was delighted to see his team hold firm against a determined Lyon side.

Leinster treading carefully ahead of return to France

Leo Cullen has used last year’s defeat to Toulouse to inform preparations for Saturday’s game in Lyon.

# leo-cullen - Friday 22 November, 2019

Henshaw, Kearney and Furlong among five changes for Leinster

Leo Cullen has welcomed back a number of internationals for Saturday’s trip to face Lyon.

'I'm not a wandering spirit at all'

Life in Dublin is ticking all the boxes for Leinster’s Scott Fardy.

# leo-cullen - Monday 18 November, 2019

Cullen wants squad to move past World Cup 'anti-climax' as Lyon lie in wait

Leinster were far from their best despite making a winning start to their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Benetton on Saturday.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Cullen challenges 'far from perfect' Leinster to improve

The head coach admitted his team will need to be better after conceding three tries at home to Benetton.

# leo-cullen - Friday 1 November, 2019

Leinster's young stars shine through the rain in 8-try rout of Dragons

James Lowe and Dave Kearney scored four between them, but they were massively aided by the injection of youth.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'A bit of a narrow focus' - Cullen not buying BOD and Nacewa's theory on Ireland's decline

‘There’s 12 Munster players. Why does nobody pick up the change of coaches in Munster? Did that have an effect?’

# leo-cullen - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'It's a win and not much more than that': Cullen keen to move on after one-score scrap with Zebre

Leinster will hope to hit a more familiar rhythm when they host the Dragons on Friday.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Ross Byrne penalty the only score as Leinster prevail in dull affair against Zebre

Leo Cullen’s side extended their lead at the top of Conference A after a low-scoring victory in Parma.

# leo-cullen - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Cullen: World Cup quarter-final exit won't tarnish Schmidt's legacy in Ireland

Leo Cullen was a mainstay in the Leinster team during the New Zealander’s time in charge of the province.

# leo-cullen - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Osborne caps dream week with first try and hard-earned Leinster contract

The scrum-half will remain with the province for the rest of the season after impressing on trial.

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