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Fact File – Leo Cullen

Fact File – Leo Cullen

Leo Cullen is a young man who has been so far capped at every level and is currently with the Ireland senior squad in New Zealand

Leo Cullen was probably ear-marked to be in New Zealand at this stage of his life from an early age. Caught the eye in a rugby sense in Blackrock College where he excelled at every level, his talent saw him progress naturally through Ireland Schools, Ireland U19 and U21 level before winning his first ‘A’ A cap against England in February 2000.

First rugby club. Blackrock

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Best moment in rugby. Winning Triple Crown.

Worst moment in rugby. U21 tournament in Argentina.

Most difficult opponent. Martin Johnson.

Sportsperson I admire most. Lance Armstrong.

Person I admire most. Nelson Mandela.

Best part of being a professional rugby player. Get to sleep a lot.

Worst part of being a professional rugby player. Dieting.

Favourite TV programme. Frasier.

Favourite actor. Jack Nicholson.

Favourite actress. Julia Roberts.

Favourite music/band. All Saints/Bob Dylan.

Favourite Pub/Night Spot. Chester Beety’s in Ashford.

Most enjoyable book. Schindler’s List.

Present car.Ford Focus.

Dream car. No great interest, Range Rover ?

Favourite holiday destination. San Diego.

Ideal holiday partner.My girlfriend of course.

Do you like Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Buffy yes. But not the programme.

Hobbies. Watching TV. Pitch & Putt.

Career after rugby. We’ll see.