Cian Tracey: Pressure on Leinster to save season with URC title and change narrative

Leinster’s Ciarán Frawley with coach Leo Cullen after their Investec Champions Cup final defeat to Toulouse at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

During his time as Munster head coach, Anthony Foley often commented: “I was never as bad as people said. And I was never as good as they said.”

It’s a simple but powerful message that came to mind when we watched Leo Cullen graciously accept a third consecutive defeat in the Champions Cup final.