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# Leo Cullen

January 2023
Young talent still emerging but Racing visit a reminder of what Leinster are losing
Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster will join the French side in the summer.
Leinster setting the pace in Champions Cup but province can still hit another level
Leo Cullen’s side are on an impressive winning streak but can add more to their game.
'He’s just getting better all the time' - Osborne announces himself on Champions Cup stage
Leo Cullen felt the centre had some ‘outstanding moments’ against Gloucester.
Leinster primed to silence Gloucester's Shed despite absence of key leaders
The province go into today’s game without a number of frontliners, including James Lowe, who has returned to New Zealand due to a family issue.
Ross Byrne returns at out-half in strong Leinster XV for Gloucester trip
Cian Healy in line to win his 100th European cap at Kingsholm on Saturday.
Cullen highlights 'inconsistency' around high tackles as Leinster wait on Sexton update
The Leinster captain suffered a facial injury following a high tackle on Connacht’s Jarrad Butler on Sunday.
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Gibson-Park and Sexton to make first Leinster start of the season together, Connacht missing key trio
Mack Hansen, Finlay Bealham and Bundee Aki all miss Sunday’s trip to the RDS.
'He throws himself into everything' - McCarthy impresses Cullen in Thomond test
Leinster boss Leo Cullen wanted to see how the province’s young players would handle pressure situations against Munster.
Rowntree: 'In the white-hot heat of the battle we have to be better than that'
Graham Rowntree cut a dejected figure after seeing his Munster side fall to a one-point defeat against Leinster.
Cullen: Munster-Leinster derby at Páirc Uí Chaoimh ‘would be great’ for growing the game
Leinster make the trip down to Thomond Park for a St Stephen’s Day interpro derby next week.
Cullen hails Ringrose's 'calm, composed' leadership after big Leinster win
The Leinster boss was pleased with how his players managed their long journey yesterday.
Cullen content as Leinster's attention turns to Champions Cup matters
The Blues travel to Le Havre this Saturday to face Racing 92 after a URC victory over interprovincial rivals Ulster.
Leinster turn attention to Ulster as Cullen set to welcome international stars back
The eastern province consolidated their position as URC pace-setters in clinical style against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday
Kelleher makes return as Ruddock captains Leinster for Glasgow clash
Harry Byrne is set for his first appearance of the season off the bench.
Cullen rewards 'new faces' from AIL as Leinster host World Cup-bound Chile
‘I watch a good few AIL games every week and the quality of those games is improving all the time.’
Wallabies boss Rennie aims for Ireland scalp after a coffee with Leo Cullen
Australia’s head coach knows his men need a ‘massive’ performance on Saturday.
Cullen confirms Frawley will miss 3-4 months after knee procedure
‘He can’t worry about Jack Crowley or whoever else stepping into the team, or someone else at Leinster.’
Scarlets struggle to contain the latest talent from Leinster conveyor belt
‘Hopefully there are lots more good things to come from those young guys,’ Leo Cullen said after Friday night’s win.
All Blacks great Kieran Read offers Leinster words of wisdom during Dublin visit
The former New Zealand captain paid a visit to the province’s UCD training base on Monday.
Cullen: Furlong 'should be fine' for Ireland's November internationals
The tighthead sat out the win against Munster on Saturday with an ankle issue.
Sexton 'hungry as ever' as Leinster 10 continues strong form ahead of November Tests
The Leinster captain has hit the ground running this season and looks in good shape ahead of the games against South Africa, Fiji and Australia.
'He's got that X-factor' – Versatile Frawley impresses on switch to fullback
Leo Cullen was pleased with the Skerries man’s display against a Munster side who “scrapped for everything” at Aviva Stadium.
Cullen eases fears on Furlong injury as Munster await Carbery update
Furlong pulled out of today’s URC derby with an ankle issue while Carbery was forced off with a shoulder problem.
'Excited' Jenkins tipped to rise to the occasion in Aviva Stadium derby
South African second row will look to continue his impressive start to life in blue in this evening’s interpro against his former side Munster.
Leinster count cost of Sharks win as 'unlucky' Larmour set for spell on the sidelines
The province will be forced to rotate their squad for Friday’s URC interpro derby meeting with Connacht.
'It's great to see this type of test now' - Leinster take stock after Sharks scare
The province came out on top of a thrilling contest at the RDS on Saturday but lost a number of players to injury.
'When you come on after 20 minutes and get man of the match, you're doing something good'
Garry Ringrose made a massive impact off the bench in Leinster’s win against the Sharks on Saturday.
Leo Cullen issues positive update on Ryan Baird following injury against Sharks
The flanker was forced off on a medical cart following a heavy fall.
Cullen: Leinster's new recruits striking right note on and off the pitch
Jason Jenkins and Charlie Ngatai both start against the Sharks at the RDS today.
Furlong closing in on Leinster return as province prepare to tackle Sharks
Leo Cullen’s team welcome the South African side to the RDS tomorrow.
Leinster hope to welcome Sexton back for Ulster clash
The Leinster captain has yet to feature for the province this season.
Sheehan and Jenkins shine for Leinster but spotlight stays on Lancaster
It was business as usual on the pitch for Leinster as their senior coach lines up his next move.
Frawley picks up shoulder knock ahead of Emerging Ireland tour
The out-half came off early in the second-half of Leinster’s URC defeat of Benetton.
'Sometimes change has to happen. That’s just the way it is'
Leo Cullen says change is an unavoidable aspect of professional rugby amid speculation Stuart Lancaster is set to join Racing 92.
'We can’t comment on other people’s speculation' - Cullen coy on Lancaster's future
The Leinster head coach also revealed that his house was broken into ahead of last week’s URC opener against Zebre.
The Leinster depth chart: Jenkins adds size and is Frawley a 10?
Charlie Ngatai has come in to provide another experienced option in midfield.
'We'll see the desire levels' - Cullen hints Sexton could play beyond 2023 World Cup
The out-half is contracted until the end of next year’s tournament in France.
Cullen named URC Coach of the Year
The Leinster head coach says the season didn’t end the way he would have liked, after they missed out on a spot in this weekend’s final.
'We will always question ourselves but we want to stay true to the DNA of Leinster rugby'
Leo Cullen admits it’s going to be ‘a long summer’ after a promising season for the province ends with no silverware.
A season which looked so promising for Leinster ends with a whimper
Defeat to the Bulls last night brought the curtain down on the 2021/22 campaign for the province.