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#Forwards Coach

# forwards-coach - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Strongman days behind him, sword sheathed as McBryde settles in at Leinster

Warren Gatland’s long-term scrum coach is adapting to his new surroundings, but old tales continue to follow him.

# forwards-coach - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Connacht legend Muldoon to step up as forwards coach at Bristol under Lam

The 36-year-old Irishman joined the Premiership club as defence coach last year.

# forwards-coach - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Former England prop Graham Rowntree joins Munster as forwards coach until 2022

The 48-year-old will link up with Johann van Graan’s backroom staff after this summer’s World Cup in Japan.

# forwards-coach - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster

The 48-year-old is currently part of the Georgia coaching staff ahead of the World Cup.

# forwards-coach - Friday 12 December, 2014

Gibbes keen for titles with Clermont after earning legend status in Leinster

Having won three Heineken Cups in Ireland, the Kiwi is now forwards coach at the Top 14 club.

# forwards-coach - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Easterby confirmed as forwards coach in Schmidt's Ireland set up

The former international back row replaces John Plumtree in charge of the pack.

# forwards-coach - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?

The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.

# forwards-coach - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Analysis: Loss of Plumtree a major blow for Ireland but O'Connell can cope

We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to look at Ireland’s maul and line-out against Argentina.

# forwards-coach - 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.

# forwards-coach - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Rampaging forwards the catalyst as Jackman's Grenoble climb to fourth

Irish scrum-half James Hart was flattened by charging Perpignan centre David Marty but bounced back to contribute 10 crucial points.

# forwards-coach - Monday 23 December, 2013

Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture -- Easterby

The Leinster manager praised Leinster’s next forwards coach who ‘has been around in the bad times as well’.

# forwards-coach - Friday 15 November, 2013

Losing to Ireland would be a disaster for Australia says Plumtree

The Kiwi forwards coach believes Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie will have his troops charged for battle.

# forwards-coach - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Bernard Jackman trumps Jonny Sexton in Top 14 battle of Leinster old boys

The forwards coach from Grenoble enjoyed a night out in Paris following a hard-fought away win.

# forwards-coach - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'Ladyboys' to legends: Gibbes deserves more credit for Leinster success

The forwards coach has presided over a spell of prolific success, yet many fans seem nonplussed by his departure for Clermont.

# forwards-coach - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

'I've been impressed with the standard': Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree

The New Zealander is excited about the challenge ahead, saying we have “world-class” players.

# forwards-coach - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Smal has confidence in Irish front row after Paddy's Day mash-up

The Ireland forwards coach is aware that England will be targeting a repeat of their scrum dominance last year.

# forwards-coach - Monday 24 December, 2012

Exiles: Morris on the double and Jackman's Grenoble down Toulouse

There was more pain for London Irish but positive contract news for a few ex-pats.

# forwards-coach - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Jackman loving life at Grenoble but cursing his old friend Contepomi

The former Leinster hooker has targeted Top 14 survival, and taking some big scalps, this season.

# forwards-coach - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Sean O'Brien: Cut down our errors and we can push the All Blacks hard

The Leinster man is ready for the season’s final thrusts while the slow recoveries of Cian Healy and Mike Ross may lead to a front row shake-up.

# forwards-coach - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Hot water: Hartley receives eight-week ban for bite on Ferris

The England hooker has the right to the appeal the punishment, which sees him out of action until May 13.