# Backs Coach

Last year
# Dr Phil
Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season and join Cheika's Argentina
The former Pumas out-half has had two successful spells with the Irish province.
All time
# backroom shuffle
Girvan Dempsey gets two-year deal as Leinster backs coach while Murphy goes full-time with Ireland
The former fullback moves into Leo Cullen’s set up after three years as Academy manager.
# Backroom
Still room for 'right person' as Leinster's backs coach under Cullen
Girvan Dempsey is currently in the role on a short-term contract.
# stepping up
Girvan Dempsey out to prove coaching credentials during short-term stint
The interim backs coach tells us what to expect from the province under his watch at the start of the upcoming season.
# King Carlos
Spencer and Crowley among possibilities for Leinster backs coach role
The province have been looking at a number of options to guide their resurgence in 2015/16.
# One Club Man
Geordan Murphy given 3-year contract in a young looking Leicester Tigers coaching ticket
The ex-Ireland international is part of the furniture at Welford Road.
# Backs Coach
'Brian is leaving a few hints he might come back in some capacity' - Cronin
The hooker is due for shoulder surgery but gave Ireland coach Joe Schmidt something to think about with a superb outing against Glasgow.
# going west
Schmidt gives thumbs up for new Connacht backs coach Andre Bell
The Six Nations-winning coach sat in on the interview with his fellow Kiwi who is currently in a coaching position with the Fiji national team.
# promotion
Irishman Prendergast to take over as backs coach at Grenoble
There’s been more positive news from the diaspora of Irish coaches in France.
# red ink
The best bits from Ronan O'Gara's debut as a rugby columnist
The retiring Munster, Ireland and Lions star paid tribute to the teenager Donal Walsh, who recently lost his battle with cancer.
# Lions 2013
Joe Schmidt should have been the Lions head coach - Stuart Barnes
The former England international and current Sky Sports pundit feels the Kiwi is the top coach in Europe.
# zzzebo
'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss
Ireland’s backs coach was relaxed enough to joke about the Andrew Trimble, David Skrela mix-up before tomorrow’s trench warfare.
# step up
Pro12: Connacht coach Millard 'still tossing and turning' about replacing Elwood
The Australian has taken a number of calls from southern hemisphere coaches about the soon to be vacant post.
# n.k.o.t.b
Robbie Henshaw could step in and do the job for Ireland – Connacht coach
The Australian, who has coached James O’Connor and Leigh Halfpenny, knows a thing or two about hyped fullbacks.
# Italian Job
Pro12: Connacht expect international quartet to feature against Treviso
The western province are also hoping to have captain Gavin Duffy back for the visit of the Italians.
# Heineken Cup
Inside track: Mannix has Munster geared for ultimate physical and mental test
The coach returns to face his old employers today expecting a backlash after Racing’s home defeat last weekend.
# New Face
Munster snap up Mannix as backs coach
The former All Black has agreed a two-year deal to join Munster.