Leinster don't do many post-match reviews on the back of a loss.

The four-in-a-row United Rugby Championship winners usually rock up to UCD on a Monday with five points under their belt.

They'll always talk about the 'work-ons' but getting the win generally lightens the mood.

But Leo Cullen's interview in the immediate aftermath of the 20-10 home loss to Ulster may have given them a taste of what was to come.

"Lacking cohesive, frantic...a good kick in the arse," said the head coach.

It's a summary that Rónan Kelleher, who was rested following his three Ireland starts in the Autumn Nations Series, couldn't disagree with.

"Everyone was a bit hurt at the result," the hooker told RTÉ Sport.

"Obviously it's never nice to lose, especially to an inter-provincial rival and at home. There was definitely a fair bit of hurt in the room but we've turned the page."

Kelleher was speaking ahead of the 27th year of Heineken's partnership with European rugby and the fifth year of the Rugby Players Ireland partnership

The next page reads Connacht, who have bounced back from an inconsistent start to rack up a 36-11 win over Ulster and a 46-18 victory over Ospreys last weekend.

"There's a big threat on Friday night so we move on as quickly as possibly to focus on Connacht," added the 23-year-old, who has scored three tries in three URC games this season.

"We know what they can bring. Last year they beat us in the RDS so we're fully focused on that.

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"They had a great game, played really well, looked very sharp in all their starter plays and their phase attack as well.

"That's the challenge for us this week to try and stop that and stop their momentum.

"They've had a good string of games now, beating Ulster before the international window and beating Ospreys quite convincingly so it's going to be a big challenge."

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