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#Sean Cronin

# sean-cronin - 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.

# sean-cronin - Monday 11 November, 2019

Sean Cronin to resume skill work on return from neck injury

The hooker has not played since Ireland’s win over Russia.

# sean-cronin - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin

The Ireland centre’s World Cup is now definitely over but he will remain in Japan.

# sean-cronin - Monday 22 July, 2019

Cronin taking nothing for granted as he works hard to 'right the wrongs' of Rome

The Leinster hooker admits his 68 caps won’t be enough to get him on the plane to Japan.

# sean-cronin - Monday 6 May, 2019

Leinster 'optimistic' Cronin will be fit for Saturday's Champions Cup final

Stuart Lancaster says the hooker will be given every chance to prove his fitness for the Saracens showdown.

# sean-cronin - Monday 29 April, 2019

Team-mates vote James Ryan as Leinster's Player of the Year

Sean Cronin won the fans’ award, while Max Deegan was voted the club’s best young player of the season.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Cronin a concern for Newcastle final as Byrne to miss Leinster's run-in

The hooker sustained a calf injury during Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final win over Toulouse.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

'We want to drive the legacy, put another star on that crest'

Nobody has enjoyed more European success than Leinster and Toulouse, but the eastern province are determined to win the race for a fifth title.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Sean Cronin intent on keeping 'the head down' for Leinster as he bounces back after Ireland woes

The hooker is hoping to get a full debrief from Joe Schmidt before the end of the season.

# sean-cronin - Saturday 30 March, 2019

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Champions Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute for what proved to be an epic inter-pro clash in the Aviva Stadium.

# sean-cronin - Monday 11 March, 2019

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff XV

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff

Dan Leavy or Sean O’Brien could come into the mix after an injury to Josh van der Flier.

# sean-cronin - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'There is something we're missing because he's too good a player'

Sean Cronin’s omission was one of the main talking points up for his discussion on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Ireland insist Cronin's omission down to 'building squad depth' Cut

Ireland insist Cronin's omission down to 'building squad depth'

Forwards coach Simon Easterby insisted it was not a harsh call to leave the Leinster hooker out of this week’s squad.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Sean Cronin set to miss out on Ireland squad for final Six Nations games

Ulster’s Rob Herring is set to come into Joe Schmidt’s extended training squad.

# sean-cronin - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Cronin ready to carry Ireland forward as England's stumble reignites title hope

The hooker was already primed to grab an opportunity before Wales stopped England’s march to the Grand Slam.

# sean-cronin - Friday 22 February, 2019

Schmidt hopes to see Cronin grab opportunity after show of 'faith'

The explosive Leinster hooker will make just a 10th start for Ireland, his first in the Six Nations.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Cronin hopes to move on with Ireland call after Leinster's slip in Toulouse

The Limerick man scored a try in Leinster’s disappointing defeat to Toulouse on Sunday.

# sean-cronin - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Speed king Cronin constantly 'nit picking' to improve all-round game

The explosive Leinster hooker will be a key weapon in Toulouse, but will he be in Ireland’s arsenal next month?

# sean-cronin - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Scannell to start for Ireland after Cronin ruled out with hamstring injury

The Leinster hooker has been cruelly ruled out but it means a big chance for the Munster man.

# sean-cronin - Friday 22 June, 2018

Sean Cronin sits out Ireland's captain's run ahead of third Wallabies Test

The Leinster hooker was named in Ireland’s number two shirt for the clash in Sydney.

# sean-cronin - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

Schmidt backs 'good scrummaging hooker' Scannell, with Cronin missing out

Schmidt backs 'good scrummaging hooker' Scannell, with Cronin missing out

The Leinster hooker is absent from the matchday 23 for the second Test against the Wallabies.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum

Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.

# sean-cronin - Monday 14 May, 2018

'When I first saw him, he was a string bean. He was tall, he was talented'

James Ryan has had a sensational season with Leinster and Ireland, and there may be more to come.

'It's about how you react': Cronin's up and down season reaches new heights

The hooker continued his brilliant form with another big performance in Saturday’s Champions Cup final.

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Confidence in Ireland squad kept in check by Schmidt's 'motivational fear'

Sean Cronin isn’t going to argue against the notion that Joe Schmidt is the best coach in the game right now.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'Bundee’s eyes lit up when I tried to take him on the outside'

Having missed out on November, the in-form Sean Cronin is taking satisfaction in vital contributions no matter what stage of the match.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Munster hooker focusing on Pro14 but ready for Ireland call

Niall Scannell knows from this time last year that it might only take an injury or two for him to be propelled into Six Nations duty.

# sean-cronin - Monday 22 January, 2018

Six Nations break badly timed for Cullen's impressive Leinster

The eastern province would happily play Saracens in the Champions Cup quarter-finals next weekend.

Cronin returns to Ireland mix determined to make up for missing November

The Leinster hooker was man of the match in Saturday’s win over Montpellier.

# sean-cronin - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Ireland omission a kick in the teeth for Cronin but hooker ready if Joe calls again

“Deep down, at the end of the day, I think I am good enough to get back in.”

# sean-cronin - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'Nugget found it straight away': Leinster ready for bump from fired-up front rows

Leinster have a loosehead and a hooker eager to prove a point before the Six Nations rolls around.

# sean-cronin - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sean Cronin bouncing back with renewed appetite after neck injury lay-off

“It puts things into perspective,” says the hooker after suffering two injuries since the birth of his twin boys.

# sean-cronin - Thursday 24 August, 2017

James Ryan and Joey Carbery on Leinster bench as Bath bring Faletau for last warm-up before new season

Sean Cronin also returns to a lengthy Leinster matchday squad while Freddie Burns will play his first match for Bath.

# sean-cronin - Monday 15 May, 2017

Sean Cronin's neck makes him a serious doubt for Leinster's Pro12 semi against Scarlets

Sean O’Brien and Robbie Henshaw will return to training today in the hope of proving their fitness for Friday’s clash with Scarlets.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Cronin 'flattered and chuffed' by Lions talk but his only selection concern is at Leinster

The hooker is just back from three months on the sideline and says his primary focus is on getting into Leo Cullen’s side.

# sean-cronin - Friday 17 February, 2017

New-born twins keeping Sean Cronin busy during frustrating injury layoff

Cillian and Finn Cronin are keeping their Dad occupied as he continues his comeback from a hamstring injury.

# sean-cronin - Monday 13 February, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: Ireland hooker Sean Cronin's insight into Schmidt's demands Roman Holiday This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: Ireland hooker Sean Cronin's insight into Schmidt's demands

The injured Leinster man joined Murray Kinsella to talk about the facile win in Rome.

# sean-cronin - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'I would back myself' - Cronin believes he's still in the Lions frame

The Leinster hooker is positive about making a full recovery from his hamstring injury.

# sean-cronin - Monday 16 January, 2017

Sean Cronin to miss Six Nations after Leinster confirm 'significant' hamstring injury

The hooker is set to be out until the end of March.

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