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Cullen pleased after more 'consistent' performance v Benetton

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Leinster head coach Leo Cullen says the attitude of his players was the most pleasing aspect of this evening's 42-10 win against Benetton in the BKT United Rugby Championship.The province ran in six tries in total, four of which came from Player of the Match Dan Sheehan, as they made it maximum points to start their URC campaign.Just like last week's scrappy win against Benetton, they ran out to an early three try lead, but showed no signs of of complacency, closing out the bonus-point win with three more second half scores.In large part thanks to a dominant pack, three of Sheehan's four tries came from the back of a maul, and Cullen says it was the foundation they built their win on."I'm not sure I scored four tries in my whole career!

He did it and was taken off with 30 to go," the head coach joked afterwards."Dan is dynamic, the forwards laid a good platform for him.

Ronan [Kelleher] was good when he came on too, but the two lads are driving each other on."And Cullen was also full of praise for new signing Jason Jenkins, who followed up last week's try-scoring debut with an excellent first home outing."Particularly in the tight play, the game style is different to what he's used to," he said of Jenkins."Lots of good moments in the close exchanges, hopefully Jason will kick on and go from strength to strength.Cullen had nothing further to add on reports that his senior coach Stuart Lancaster has agreed a four-year contract to joining Racing 92 next summer, although with the Englishman expected to be on media duties early next week, an update could come in the coming days.The province will need to raise their game further next week when they travelk to Belfast to face Ulster in their first Interpro of the campaign, and

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