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Munster Players Pass On Their Expertise

25th July 2013 By Munster Rugby

It was a mixture of the old and the new at Rockwell College yesterday when some of the Munster Senior players made the trip to the Munster Rugby Talent Camp to meet the future of Munster Rugby.

It was a mixture of the old and the new at Rockwell College yesterday when some of the Munster Senior players made the trip to the Munster Rugby Talent Camp to meet the future of Munster Rugby.

All four Munster Interprovincial squads (U20, U19 U18 Clubs and U18 Schools) were divided into groups of their"Donncha respective playing positions where they received first hand coaching from their senior counterparts as they prepare to take on Connacht, Leinster and Ulster in the Interprovincial Series commencing this September.

Munster forwards BJ Botha, Mike Sherry, Donncha O’Callaghan and James Coughlan took the forwards for training modules including scrummaging and line-out techniques, offering the players an opportunity to ask questions on areas they can improve on in their individual game.

The backs activities included passing, evasion, counter attack and goal kicking with Cathal Sheridan, Ian Keatley, Casey Laulala and Denis Hurley providing their expert advice.

The Munster Talent Camp will break this afternoon with a down week scheduled for gym sessions at the players’ local centres. Camp will resume on Tuesday, 6th August for one week before the Representative teams play pre-interpro friendly fixtures.

Munster professional players will also be on hand on the final week at Rockwell College to continue with the youth representative players’ one on one position specific coaching.

Interprovincial Fixtures 2013
Munster U20s Interprovincial Fixtures:
Fri. 6th Sept. Ulster Rugby v Munster Rugby, venue TBC
Fri. 13th Sept. Munster Rugby v Leinster Rugby, venue TBC
Fri. 20th Sept. Connacht Rugby v Munster Rugby, venue TBC

Munster U19s Interprovincial Fixtures:
Sat. 7th Sept. Ulster U19 v Munster U19, venue TBC
Sat. 14th Sept. Munster U19 v Leinster U19, venue TBC
Sat. 21st Sept. Connacht U19 v Munster U19, venue TBC

Munster U18 Clubs Interprovincial Fixtures:
Sat. 28th Sept. Leinster U18 Clubs v Munster U18 Clubs, venue TBC
Sat. 5th Oct. Munster U18 Clubs v Connacht U18 Clubs, venue TBC
Sat. 12th Oct. Munster U18 Clubs v Ulster U18 Clubs, venue TBC

Munster U18 Schools Interprovincial Fixtures:
Sat. 7th Sept. Ulster U18 Schools v Munster U18 Schools, venue TBC
Sat. 14th Sept. Munster U18 Schools v Connacht U18 Schools, venue TBC
Sat. 21st Sept. Munster U18 Schools v Ulster U19 Schools, venue TBC

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Casey Laulala gives some advice to the Representative Squad centres

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Cathal Sheridan overseeing the scrum halves training

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BJ Botha with Munster U18 Club Team props Paddy Butler and Ben Betts

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Denis Hurley working with the Representative Squad’s wingers and fullbacks

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James Coughlan and Donncha O’Callaghan with the Munster U18 Representative Team Squad

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