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Coaching Workshops Continue Across The Province

29th September 2021 By The Editor

Coaching Workshops Continue Across The Province

Coaching workshops run by the Rugby Development department continue to take place throughout the province.

On Sunday, a Women’s Rugby Preseason Coaching Workshop took place at Musgrave Park with Women’s Development Officers Willie Shubart and Ken Imbusch, Rugby Development Officer Eugene McCarthy, Participation Co-Ordinator Ray Gadsden, Technical Skills Development Coach Mike Pettman and Club Community Rugby Officer Emmett O’Callaghan facilitating the two-hour event.

Club & Community Rugby Officer Emmett O’Callaghan

A wide range of topics were covered throughout the session including scrum, lineout, tackle technique, breakdown skills and catch-pass.

17 coaches from throughout the province attended while players from the Munster U18 Women’s squad and the Clonakilty U18 Women’s squad took part on the day.

Further workshops will take place over the coming months on a regional basis.

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On Saturday, a Minis Coaching Workshop took place at the RSC in Waterford in collaboration with Waterford Sports Partnership.

23 volunteer coaches from the four rugby clubs in Waterford attended the workshop which was facilitated by Women’s Development Officers Ken Imbusch and Willie Shubart and Club Community Rugby Officer Jack Jacob.

A view of the Minis coaching course at the RSC in Waterford

The workshop focused on fun games, small sided games and skill development incorporating the ABC’s (Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed).

Further workshops in Waterford are planned for the coming season.

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