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#Director of Rugby

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'We have to realise our player pull isn’t as great as Leinster'

On Tuesday, Bryn Cunningham delivered an assessment of where Ulster are at right now.

# director-of-rugby - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'I do feel for the guys and I back them fully' - Under-fire Les Kiss on Ulster's critics

Already, opinion in the North has turned harshly against the coaching staff.

# director-of-rugby - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster

“I will treasure these days for the rest of my life,” says Erasmus.

# director-of-rugby - Friday 29 September, 2017

Boks' Johann van Graan set to replace Rassie at Munster - reports

It’s reported that the Springboks assistant coach will step in as Director of Rugby.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'I never spoke to Munster' - French coach Sonnes stresses loyalty to Bandon

The highly-regarded former Bordeaux forwards coach has been in Ireland since last summer.

# director-of-rugby - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'If it's within your skill set and we can score, bloody go for it!' - Erasmus

Munster’s director of rugby tells The42 about his philosophy on the game.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential

The promising out-half is struggling with a hamstring issue.

# director-of-rugby - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future

The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.

# director-of-rugby - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Munster have secured a world-class operator with the signing of Erasmus

The South African director of rugby will assume control at the start of next season.

'People will be disappointed in South Africa at losing him' - Stander on Erasmus

The Munster captain says Munster’s new director of rugby is ‘a great guy.’

# director-of-rugby - Monday 25 April, 2016

Confirmed: Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus is the new Munster Director of Rugby

Former Springbok international signs three-year deal to fill new Munster post.

# director-of-rugby - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Munster set to confirm Rassie Erasmus as new director of rugby Exclusive

The South African is set to join the southern province from the SARU.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'

CJ Stander says rumoured candidate Rassie Erasmus is ‘a good guy.’

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

'We'll get coaches focused on coaching': Foley excited by Munster restructuring

The head coach welcomes the addition of a director of rugby and wants to bring Munster back to ‘days when we could fill the Millennium Stadium’.

# director-of-rugby - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

McGahan and Bradley on Munster's radar with search underway for DOR

Current Crusaders boss Todd Blackadder remains a contender.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Blackadder an early contender for Munster's Director of Rugby role

The former All Blacks lock has spent the past seven seasons in charge of the Crusaders.

# director-of-rugby - Monday 22 February, 2016

Munster look to Director of Rugby model with Foley set to stay on DOR

Munster look to Director of Rugby model with Foley set to stay on Exclusive

The southern province are set to search for an experienced director of rugby.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Irishman Conor O'Shea to leave Harlequins at the end of the season

The former Ireland fullback has been heavily linked with the Italy job.

# director-of-rugby - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ulster's gain in Kiss-Doak axis will be Ireland's post-World Cup loss

We can see few downsides to the news from Ulster today, but some questions will remain until he takes the role in November 2015.

# director-of-rugby - Saturday 7 June, 2014

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.

# director-of-rugby - Friday 16 May, 2014

Irishman Mark McCall named as Premiership's leading Director of Rugby

The former Ulster head coach’s excellent work in England has been recognised at the end-of-season awards.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Mark McCall: All the pressure on Ulster ahead of Saracens Heineken Cup showdown

The director of rugby says there’ll be no room for sentiment as he faces his old team on Saturday.

# director-of-rugby - Monday 31 March, 2014

Former Ireland coach Gert Smal takes control of Western Province

The forwards coach has been named the new director of rugby with the club he has previously represented as a player and a coach.

# director-of-rugby - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Conor O'Shea extends contract at Harlequins

The former Ireland and London Irish fullback has penned a new deal with the Aviva Premiership outfit.

# director-of-rugby - Friday 18 October, 2013

Besieged Conor O'Shea desperate to break Clermont's historic home run

Harlequins lie on the brink of Heineken Cup disaster if they cannot fashion a win in France.

# director-of-rugby - Monday 7 January, 2013

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens

The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.

# director-of-rugby - Saturday 17 November, 2012

The heart has been ripped out of the Irish team - Conor O'Shea

The former Irish fullback spoke to Patrick McCarry about “ferocious” injuries, coaching abroad and Declan Kidney’s job.

# director-of-rugby - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Who's next? Meet the men who could take over from Tony McGahan Decisions Decisions This post contains images

Who's next? Meet the men who could take over from Tony McGahan

As Munster prepare to dive into the jobs market, we take a look at some of the top candidates to fill the Thomond Park hotseat.