Author: Hilary Clarke

Munster Rugby Coach Development Workshop

Anyone interested should email the development officers listed below all workshops are free. Workshops are on next week so email and reserve your spot early.

You are invited to attend an upcoming Munster Rugby Coach Development Workshop. Details as follows:

Munster Rugby Coach Development | Rugby Attack Workshop 2019

Monday 9 December | Irish Independent Park | 7pm-8pm

The Munster Rugby Coach Development Department are set to host a Rugby Attack Workshop, delivered by Paul Barr and Mike Pettman

Barr and Pettman will each deliver a session on Rugby Attack designed for coaches who work with players from U14 through to Senior level.

Paul Barr is a former Director of Rugby at St Michaels College, Dublin and Head Coach and Director of Coaching at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He has been head coach of Leinster and Munster Schools. Paul is one of the most decorated coaches in the domestic game, with vast experience at many levels of the game. Last year alone, Paul was Head Coach of Cork Constitution when they won the AIL and Munster Senior Cup, while also coaching Bandon RFC U16s to an All-Ireland win.

You can read a little more about Paul’s attacking philosophy in the link below:

Mike Pettman joined the Munster Rugby Development Department earlier this year as a technical skills development coach. The former New Zealand 7s player and Dolphin RFC utility back is currently working with Munster’s talent identified players to help develop their technical and tactical ability, as well as improving the standards of skills coaching on the Munster pathway within clubs and schools.

The Rugby Attack Workshop is FREE and coaches from across the province are welcome to attend. The workshop will be on the field from 7pm-8pm with Q&A afterwards in the hospitality suite.

For more information please contact your respective coach development officers.

Owen Mullowney –

Brendan O’Connor –

Well done Meabh Desmond

Our very own Maebh Desmond has made it onto the U17 Munster Development squad

She wasn’t alone on the day 2 of her team mates were also involved in the trials Jessica O’ Brien and Jodie Hughes. Well done girls.

Meabh, Jodie and Jessica on the hallowed turf of Irish Independent park.

Rest of the photos are on facebook now of the girls trials and the boys trials.

2 friendlies this week…

Boys under 18.5’s and the Boys under 16’s both have a friendly this week against Christian Brothers Club. Both matches take place in Lansdowne Stadium Kick off tonight is 7.30 for the under 18.5’s and the under 16’s kick off Thursday at 7pm if you are in the area and are looking for something to do for an hour or so come along and Cheer on the Old Christian Boys.

C’mon the girls

Three of our girls are going to Irish Independent park to train with the Munster Development Squad on Saturday from 11 am till 1pm.

We want to wish Maeve Desmond, Jessica O’Brien and Jodie Hughes the best of luck. We are super proud of you girls go knock em dead.


Can you help or maybe you know someone who can help.

Some of our fine adult team players are seeking full time employment do you have a job going and need a hard working man for it…

If you hear of any vacancies going please contact Donal on 086 – 7784779

Thank you in advance