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# sc - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'I've got a great love for this place. I don't think I can do it justice, but I love it, absolutely f**king love it'

Johnny O’Connor is in his third spell with Connacht and ahead of today’s Pro14 season-opener, explains why he has always been drawn back to Galway.

# sc - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Ex-Kilmacud Crokes and UCD coach replaces key member of Dundalk's backroom staff

With Graham Byrne leaving earlier this month, Eoin Clarkin will look after strength and conditioning at the SSE Airtricity League club.

# sc - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sean Cronin bouncing back with renewed appetite after neck injury lay-off

“It puts things into perspective,” says the hooker after suffering two injuries since the birth of his twin boys.

# sc - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

# sc - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'We have athletes but they can’t play, we've produced robots'

Leading strength and conditioning coach Mike McGurn talks fitness and nutrition, and brings us through his turbulent career.

# sc - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing'

Ireland Women strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is running the 2016 Athletic Performance Seminar.

# sc - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'People criticised our training, but they are so wrong' - Wales limp forward confidently

'People criticised our training, but they are so wrong' - Wales limp forward confidently

Warren Gatland’s men have a scarcely believable injury list ahead of the meeting with Fiji.

# sc - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Warren Gatland makes an intelligent addition to Wales' World Cup squad

Warren Gatland makes an intelligent addition to Wales' World Cup squad

Toulon’s Paul Stridgeon has hooked up with the Welshmen as head of physical performance.

# sc - Monday 9 February, 2015

A University Limerick graduate is the driving force behind the Cayman Islands' rugby evolution

Dave Clancy is living the dream in the Caribbean.

# sc - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Leinster back row O'Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind

The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.

# sc - Saturday 3 May, 2014

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# sc - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Munster coach on supplements, cryotherapy and Keith Earls' powers of recovery

Aled Walters is strength and conditioning of the southern province and has worked closely with the Welsh national team.

# sc - Wednesday 23 October, 2013