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Reports In Australia Suggest Dave Wessels Has A New Job And It’s Not With Munster

Munster CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 24: Head Coach Dave Wessels of the Force looks on prior to the round five Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

With Rassie Erasmus’ impending departure, speculation has been flying around as to who will take over Munster when the South African departs. The province are clearly casting the net far to find a replacement, and there were reports strongly linking former Western Force head coach Dave Wessels to the role. However, according to reports emerging from Australia, this isn’t the case. …

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Warren Gatland Admits He Would Relish The All Blacks Coaching Job

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Warren Gatland (Head Coach) speaks to the media during the British and Irish Lions tour squad announcement at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel on April 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Warren Gatland is charged with the hardest task in rugby next month; to go to New Zealand and beat the All Blacks across three tests. The Kiwi has spent the majority of his coaching career in the northern hemisphere, and he is plotting his native country’s downfall. “I don’t think there would be a greater achievement,” he told the Times. …

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Ronan O’Gara To Join Ireland Coaching Team [Report]

European Rugby Champions Round 4, Scotsdoun, Scotland 16/12/2016 Glasgow Warriors vs Racing 92 Ronan O'Gara of Racing 92 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ronan O’Gara is currently a coach at French club Racing 92, but the former Munster, Ireland and Lions out-half has been widely expected to make a return to the country in the coming years, as he builds coaching experience. During the Lions’ tour of New Zealand, Ireland will tour US and Japan to wind down the season. According to a …

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Star Studded Bristol Imports Heading For The Championship

European Rugby Champions Round 6, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 21/1/2017 Ulster vs Bordeaux-Begles Bordeaux-Begles' Ian Madigan

Bristol have had a terrible season and after their heavy 32-14 loss to Gloucester on Friday night they look condemned to the Championship. Despite the awful form, they have not struggled in attracting some star names to join the ranks at Ashton Gate including current Connacht coach Pat Lam. All Black Steven Luatua is one such name, the blindside flanker …

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Watch Live: John Kavanagh Speaks On The MMA Hour Before UFC 205

UFC Fight Night Dublin, 3 Arena, Dublin 24/10/2015 Cathal Pendred vs Tom Breese Coach John Kavanagh Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

John Kavanagh speaks to Ariel Helwani before UFC 205 this coming weekend. It’s finally fight week in New York, as Conor McGregor aims for history at UFC 205. The brash Dubliner takes on Eddie Alvarez in the main event, and is bidding to become the promotion’s first ever two-weight world champion. This promises to be the biggest ever UFC card, …

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Joe Schmidt Signs New Deal With IRFU Until 2019 World Cup

Joe Schmidt 16/6/2016

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt will remain with the country until 2019, it has been confirmed today. Schmidt oversaw back-to-back Six Nations titles in his first two seasons in charge, and guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of last year’s World Cup. He has now committed to leading the country to the next tournament in Japan. Continue reading below _____ Make …

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The Family Of Anthony Foley Has Released A Statement

Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 28/9/2016 Head Coach Anthony Foley Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

The bereaved family of the late Anthony Foley has today released a statement after his tragic passing in France this weekend. “The family of Anthony Foley wishes to extend its deepest appreciation to the endless legions of friends and the wider rugby family here and abroad for the huge outpouring of support and sympathy since Anthony’s tragic and most untimely …

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Wales Announce New Backs Coach Ahead Of November Internationals

CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 13: Samson Lee (c) and his Wales team mates enter the field before the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Principality Stadium on February 13, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Cardiff Blues backs and attach coach Matt Sherratt is set to join up with Wales for the November internationals. He will be the backs coach under interim head coach Rob Howley. He will continue with his role with the Blues. Sherratt spoke to the Cardiff Blues website about his excitement at the appointment. “It’s a huge privilege to have the opportunity …

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