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Opinion: Coaching Consultants Are The Beginning Of The End For A Coach

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Argentina coaching staff advisor, Graham Henry walks across the pitch during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and Argentina at Patersons Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The moment a coach hears from upper management that the club is going to bring in a ‘Director Of Coaching’, a ‘Coaching Consultant’ or a ‘Technical Advisor’ the end could be near. An organisation will roll out lines like ‘X will contribute to our extensive review of our high performance area’ and ‘ we’re looking at different ways of challenging ourselves’  but ultimately it …

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Preview And Team News: Kerry v Tipperary Munster Football Final

Kerry v Tipperary, 2pm live on RTE. Fitzgerald Stadium. This Sunday will see hot favourites Kerry take on Tipperary in this year’s Munster Football Final in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Tipperary having stunned Cork in their semi-final encounter at Semple Stadium last month, will attempt to end an 81 year wait of a provincial football championship. The Kingdom have won over …

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Springbok XV Composed By The Current Talent Drain Exodus

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South African rugby is facing into a possible crisis scenario. As a result of unfavourable playing conditions for rugby players in the country due to a mix of determinants including imposed governmental race quotas, an ever decreasing in value South African Rand and with the money strapped European clubs of England and France perennially plucking some of the countries top …

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Champions Cup: The Four Standout Ties Not To Miss This Season

CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE - DECEMBER 14: Simon Zebo of Munster looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool one match between ASM Clermont Auvergne and Munster at Stade Marcel Michelin on December 14, 2014 in Clermont-Ferrand, France. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The remoulding of Europe’s premier competition didn’t exactly go down well on its introduction three years ago, but there’s little doubting now that establishing the Champions Cup has created a competition in which one mistake could prove to be lethal and every single group offers up some mouthwatering clashes. Following on from Wednesday’s draw in Neuchatel, Switzerland, here are four ties that you …

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Ex-Munster Winger Named In Ireland Sevens Squad


Ireland sevens Director of Rugby Anthony Eddy has named his squad which will travel to Prague for the second leg of the Europe Rugby Sevens trophy this weekend. Leinster’s Tom Daley will once again captain the squad which see’s two changes made to it following the Monaco repechage tournament with former Munster winger Luke O’Dea being incorporated as well as …

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Images Of Munster’s New Away Jersey May Have Just Been Leaked

Guinness PRO12, Thomond Park, Limerick 7/5/2016 Munster vs Scarlets Munster’s Ronan O'Mahony, Billy Holland and CJ Stander after the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Munster are set to unveil a new away jersey. A french website might have just leaked images of Munster’ new away jersey for the 2016/17 season. The blue and yellow shirt, featuring a stag at the centre, is listed on Misterugby.com. Although neither Munster or Adidas have yet to feature the jersey on their respective websites, Misterrugby are advertising the …

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Fitzgerald Stadium To Be Redeveloped Ahead Of Rugby World Cup Bid

Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney

Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney is set to be redeveloped, in order that it will be considered to be included in Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The venue, which currently can hold a capacity of 39,000, has hosted many famous clashes, most recently last year’s Munster Senior Football final when Kerry beat Cork after a replay. Work will …

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Eoin Reddan Announces Retirement From Rugby

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 08: Eoin Reddan of Ireland looks on during the International match between Wales and Ireland at the Millennium Stadium on August 8, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Following on from Pundit Arena’s EXCLUSIVE report that Eoin Reddan was on the verge of announcing his retirement from professional rugby, the Leinster scrum-half has today officially stated to the media that he is to hang up the boots following Ireland’s test series clincher with the Springboks this weekend. With the signing of Kiwi scrum half Jamison Gibson-Park at Leinster and what …

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Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings 2016: Round 8

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 19/6/2016 Tipperary vs Limerick Tipperary's Seamus Callanan celebrates scoring the third goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The provincial finals are set. There are only four unbeaten teams left in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship. The draw has been made for the qualifiers. It’s time for us to reassess the power rankings on the hurling landscape. 1. Waterford (No change) 2. Kilkenny (No change) Heading into the Leinster semi-final in Portlaoise last weekend, there were several questions-marks surrounding …

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Twitter Reacts As 14 Man Tipperary Dig Deep To See Off Limerick

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Co. Tipperary 19/6/2016 Tipperary vs Limerick Tipperary's John O'Dwyer is sent off by Referee James McGrath Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Tipperary have secured a place in the Munster Final against Waterford after they saw off Limerick in Semple Stadium this afternoon, on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1-16. The Premier were reduced to 14 men early in the game, after John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer was dismissed for striking an opponent. A powerful image that sums up the task ahead of Tipp …

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Ireland Sevens Claim Massive Scalp As They Take Another Step To Rio Olympics Qualification

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Ireland sevens side have just taken one of rugby sevens biggest scalps in the form of Samoa with an impressive 27-21 victory. The Ireland Men’s 7s have beaten one of the tournament favourites Samoa 27-21 at the Olympic Qualifier in Monaco! pic.twitter.com/CCZWLe00W5 — Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) June 18, 2016 Ireland come into this weekends repechage tournament on the back of …

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EXCLUSIVE: Eoin Reddan Poised To Announce Retirement

Eoin Reddan has enjoyed a trophy laden career. When Leinster unveiled a list of players who had secured contract extensions earlier this season, there were three notable absentees; Isaac Boss, Cian Healy and Eoin Reddan. Although Healy had been linked with a move to the Worcester Warriors, he ultimately signed a new deal with the province, leaving questions marks hanging over both …

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Munster Confirm Coaching Line Up For Next Season

Munster have confirmed the make up of Rassie Erasmus’ coaching team. After appointing Rassie Erasmus as Director of Rugby for next season, Munster have today announced the coaching ticket that will serve under the South African. Although Jacques Nienaber’s appointment had already been publicised, Munster have today confirmed the South African would take on the role as defence coach after signing a three …

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Twitter Reacts As Waterford Show Too Much Class For Clare

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Waterford defeated Clare on a scoreline of 1-21 to 0-17 to book a place in final of the Munster Senior Hurling Championship, and they gained revenge for their defeat in the League final. The Twitter community was impressed with the Déise as they stated their All-Ireland credentials. Clare dying an unimpressive death here. Have Waterford ever enjoyed such a sustained era …

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