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#performance director

# performance-director - Friday 24 May, 2019

A first-ever World Cup semi-final the target with Irish rugby in good health

David Nucifora believes that increased player movement has been to the benefit of the game in Ireland.

# performance-director - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

IRFU performance director David Nucifora set to sign new contract up to four years

The Australian is the key decision-maker in Irish rugby.

# performance-director - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Nucifora wary of provincial 'parochialism' as Irish rugby looks to move forward

The IRFU’s performance director sat down for a briefing with the Irish rugby media in Sydney yesterday.

# performance-director - Thursday 16 October, 2014

IRFU admit private money is 'helpful' but deny seeking out investors

‘There’s probably not a lot of guys out there who can drive that sort of external financial interest,’ says David Nucifora.

# performance-director - Friday 18 April, 2014

Nucifora to bring 'greater alignment across all areas' of Irish rugby

The Australian’s newly-created position was born in a post-2011 Rugby World Cup review by the IRFU.

# performance-director - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.

# performance-director - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

IRFU set to introduce David Nucifora as Performance Director

The Australian won a Super Rugby title as head coach of the Brumbies, while Joe Schmidt worked under him at the Blues.

# performance-director - Friday 9 November, 2012

Confirmed: Jim McGuinness joins Celtic as performance consultant

The statement, however, did not clarify whether McGuinness would remain as Donegal boss.