Leo Cullen

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 Leinster’s Tadhg gets a pass away against Toulouse. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Joe Schmidt frequently referred to ‘controlling the controllable,’ as if to offer a reminder that focusing or dwelling on external issues or perceptio(...)

 Chris Cloete, Liam O’Connor, Joey Carbery and Stephen Archer during a Munster training session on Tuesday. Photograph: Ben Brady/Inpho

Their interest in Europe having ended in acute pain against Toulouse last Saturday week, Munster return to the scene of the crime, as it were, in the(...)

Leinster  assistant coach Felipe Contepomi: ‘My experience here in Leinster has been unbelievable.’ Photograph: Ben Brady/Inpho

The lure of working for his native Argentina side as an assistant to Michael Cheika after the end of this season has understandably proved too hard fo(...)

 Johnny Sexton  roars at Ronan O’Gara after a  Leinster try in the 2009 Heineken Cup semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s been perhaps the most compellingly bitter rivalry turned friendship in Irish professional rugby and it’s about to have another twist. They cross(...)

Referee Karl Dickson during Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final win over Toulouse. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

We could be forgiven for thinking it’s in the bag, but there’s still a big job to be done. While incredibly high-tempo Leinster look unbeatable just n(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton celebrates a try during his team’s win over Toulouse on Saturday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster will be favourites to earn a coveted fifth star against La Rochelle in the final of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Stade Vélodrome in Mars(...)

A wall of shadow from the West Stand cutting the Aviva turf down the middle end-to-end and Toulouse could have convinced themselves they were playing (...)

Leo Cullen was satisfied with his side’s performance. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“Very small margins, that’s what we live with in these finals and semi-finals and that’s something that you need to work hard to make sure you are on (...)

La Rochelle’s Irish coach Ronan O’Gara: his leadership has placed a high value on winning the Heineken Cup.  Photograph:  Valentine Chapuis/AFP via Getty Images

A week on and the English clubs are still whining about some imaginary, unfair advantage that Leinster held over Leicester. The truth is the English c(...)

Leinster’s Brian O’Driscoll celebrates his try against Toulouse in the   Champions Cup semi-final in 2011. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just as in football a Manchester City and Liverpool European final might have pleased their British and Irish fans, but not many outside of those grou(...)

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