Having joined Leinster Rugby as a player in 2003, Contepomi played 116 times for the club during his time in blue winning a Celtic League title in 2008 and a Heineken Cup title a year later before joining Toulon.
Contepomi was also nominated for the IRB Player of the Year Award in 2007 and until last season was the record all-time point scorer for Leinster with 1,225 points.
Internationally he won 87 caps for Argentina and was a key member of the team that finished third in the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
He was inducted in the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2017 and has for the last few seasons been working back home in Buenos Aires with the Argentinian Rugby Union as Head Coach of the Argentina XV for 2017/18 and with the Jaguares in Super Rugby.
He was confirmed as the Leinster Rugby Backs Coach in June 2018.