Former Munster player Peter Malone has recently been appointed Munster Rugby Elite Player Development Manager and will oversee the strategies and long-term objectives of the elite player development pathway in Munster.
Limerick man Malone started his rugby career aged 13 at Bruff RFC
and played his schools rugby with St. Enda's Community School
and St. Munchin’s College
Malone went on to play in the back row for Garryowen FC in 2001 to 2008 where he captained the side for two seasons and won the Munster Senior Cup, AIL Division 1 and All Ireland Cup in season 2006/2007.
Having earned his first cap with the Ireland U19’s at the World Cup in Wales in 1999, Malone went on to represent his country at Ireland Club and U21 level leading to a development contract with Munster Rugby from 2002 to 2004. In this time he played seven times for his province in the Celtic League.
In 2008 Malone went back to his roots and took up the position as player coach at Bruff RFC where he played a pivotal role in the club’s AIL promotion to Division 1B in 2010. Success continued into the next season when the club won the Munster Senior Cup and All Ireland Cup for the first time in their history.
To view Peter Malone’s Munster Academy update click here
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