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# coaching - Monday 20 January, 2020

'I love Munster, I invested so much of myself into the place, and I still do love it'

Felix Jones was part of the Springboks’ coaching team as they won the World Cup last year.

# coaching - Monday 13 January, 2020

Friend willing to step back and reassess Connacht approach as they bow out of Europe

The Australian also welcomed news confirming €20 million-worth of grants to go towards the Sportsground’s redevelopment.

# coaching - Friday 15 November, 2019

Recently-retired Ireland midfielder Meyler takes first steps into coaching with U17s

The Cork man called time on his professional career in August.

# coaching - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Irishman Felix Jones will be involved in the World Cup final at the age of 32

The former Munster coach was brought on board by Springboks boss Rassie Erasmus.

# coaching - Monday 23 September, 2019

'I want to be my own man, develop my own style': Andy Reid enjoying new challenge with Ireland U18s Coaching This post contains videos

'I want to be my own man, develop my own style': Andy Reid enjoying new challenge with Ireland U18s

The former Ireland midfielder is enjoying his time in charge of the U18s while obtaining his UEFA Pro Licence.

# coaching - Friday 16 August, 2019

Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return

The 28-year-old was back at his home club last week.

# coaching - Saturday 10 August, 2019

'The role of that U10s coach is just as important as Leo Cullen's role'

IRFU head of coach development, Matthew Wilkie, told The42 about his work around the country.

# coaching - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

'There aren't too many 27-year-old Irishmen coaching in New Zealand schools'

Ian Robinson is part of the backroom team at St Andrew’s College in Christchurch.

# coaching - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint

The Kiwi side will wave goodbye to their defence coach this year, but may prefer to focus Brown’s talents on the attack.

# coaching - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Munster 'will take time' as van Graan looks to add three coaches

With Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones departing, the province will be making backroom appointments.

# coaching - Monday 15 April, 2019

'I wouldn't say yes or no' - Van Graan on prospect of POC and ROG returns

The Munster boss said O’Gara is ‘possibly the most sought-after coach in the world.’

# coaching - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'I don't go, 'I'm getting up in the morning and I'm going to be a female coach today''

Ground-breaking Cork City coach Lisa Fallon sees it as her job, plain and simple. And she’s loving every minute of it.

# coaching - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

# coaching - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'A disgusting thing to say' - Carsley rejects claim about his role with the English FA

The former Republic of Ireland international also admits that he has never been contacted by the FAI.

# coaching - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'I'd back myself to be a head coach, I'm not afraid of what people think or say' ROG

'I'd back myself to be a head coach, I'm not afraid of what people think or say'

Ronan O’Gara has turned down a number of head coach positions already, but says he will take a top job ‘sooner rather than later.’

# coaching - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'You win one championship - let's win another, then let's win another'

World-renowned coaching consultant Wade Gilbert is a guest of the IRFU this week.

# coaching - Friday 27 July, 2018

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

# coaching - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From Former sports coach to be sent forward for trial on 99 charges of alleged assault on boys Bill Kenneally

Former sports coach to be sent forward for trial on 99 charges of alleged assault on boys

The alleged incidents date back to the 1980s.

# coaching - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

# coaching - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!''

James Coughlan has moved into coaching with Pau’s academy after retiring last summer.

# coaching - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'I had the operation and was told I’d be training in six weeks. Six months passed and I couldn’t run properly'

Former League of Ireland footballer Ian Ryan talks about having to retire in his prime years and how he has remained involved in the game.

# coaching - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Humiliated by Mourinho last season, Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Man United's standout player so far

The Armenian endured a difficult first season at the club but has responded to the coach’s unique man-management style.

# coaching - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'All I could think about was football and how crap I had played. It was consuming everything'

Former Celtic youth product and Ireland U21 striker Diarmuid O’Caroll fell out of love with the game before discovering his real passion.

# coaching - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Former Ireland international rejoins Cork City in new coaching role

Colin Healy enjoyed two spells at Cork City as a player, making over 150 appearances.

# coaching - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career

Having previously captained his county, McGrath will now take the reins at Kilruane MacDonagh’s.

# coaching - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park Next Generation This post contains images

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

# coaching - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'If I look back on that 10 months, it was a breath of fresh air for my coaching'

John Plumtree says he learned important lessons from working alongside Joe Schmidt.

# coaching - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.

# coaching - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# coaching - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

'I didn't ask to be a football manager' - Carsley keen to continue coaching England U19s

The ex-Ireland international doesn’t want the Brentford job on a permanent basis.

# coaching - Friday 11 September, 2015

Gerrard would have stayed at Liverpool if he'd been offered coaching role

The LA Galaxy midfielder is disappointed he wasn’t given the chance to learn his trade under Brendan Rodgers.

# coaching - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A Leinster cult hero is joining Scotland's World Cup coaching team

Nathan Hines will link up with his former Clermont boss Vern Cotter after he retires from playing.

# coaching - Saturday 18 April, 2015

'It is disappointing to miss out on Europe' - Munster coach Foley

Munster head coach Anthony Foley will watch the Champions Cup semi-finals with a little envy.

# coaching - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

'Joe Schmidt is a teacher and he's very, very good at what he does'

Ireland U20s scrum coach John Fogarty tells us about his post-playing journey so far.

# coaching - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Want to get fit? Here's why you should consider working with a coach

Cycling and triathlon coach Simon Walsh explains the advantages.

# coaching - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Kiss to take Ulster DOR role after World Cup, Doak confirmed as head coach

The province have appointed home-grown Doak to replace Mark Anscombe.

# coaching - Saturday 13 September, 2014

'Is it time for us to think a little differently?' - Niall Quinn has a vision for Irish football

The ex-Ireland striker would love to get involved with the development of young players at grassroots level.

# coaching - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Ambitious McWilliams pursues American Dream of coaching with Yale

The young Irish coach is heading for the States after four years with Ireland Women.

# coaching - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Osborne striving to improve skill levels at Conor O'Shea's Harlequins

We spoke to the man in charge of skill development at the Irishman’s Premiership club.

# coaching - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Laporte confirms coaching role for retiring Jonny Wilkinson at Toulon

The English out-half looks set to help with the Top 14 side’s kicking and skills training next season.

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