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# Backroom

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2022
# Backroom
Clare football boss Collins adds new coaches for 10th season in charge
Colm Collins is the longest-serving manager with the same team in the inter-county game.
# Staff
Rowntree the first signing but plenty of pieces left to find in Munster puzzle
The Englishman has signed on for another two seasons with the province.
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# Backroom
Munster's search for a fifth coach still active but not main priority
Johann van Graan has been keen to bring in an additional member of coaching staff.
# Backroom
Easterby set for defence role as Farrell shuffles Ireland coaching deck
The new head coach is expected to assume a bigger-picture role after succeeding Joe Schmidt.
# Backroom
Laois confirm Mike Quirke and Derek McGrath to be put forward for ratification
The Kerryman is set to take on a new challenge ahead of the 2020 season.
# Backroom
'It's an opportunity to bring in some experienced coaches to support Johann'
IRFU boss David Nucifora believes Munster can turn the loss of Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery into a positive.
# Backroom
Munster 'will take time' as van Graan looks to add three coaches
With Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones departing, the province will be making backroom appointments.
# Backroom
Connacht coaching ticket extend contracts to remain at Sportsground until 2021
Andy Friend hailed the ‘exceptional team’ of Carolan, Duffy and Wilkins as Connacht return to top form.
# Backroom
Ex-Connacht coach Bradley could be part of revamped Munster coaching team
The former Ireland A and U20 coach has been working with Georgia in recent times.
# Backroom
Antrim have snapped up a former world boxing champion as coach
Brian Magee joins the Saffron footballers as S&C coach, while Paul Kinnerk will work with Limerick’s underage hurling academy.
# Backroom
Still room for 'right person' as Leinster's backs coach under Cullen
Girvan Dempsey is currently in the role on a short-term contract.
# Backroom
Two senior coaching appointments for Leinster but still no word on the top job
Familiar faces on the field for the Blues are now part of the coaching set-up.
# backroom clearout
Leinster's scrum coach follows Matt O'Connor through the exit door
Leo Cullen and head of fitness Dan Tobin will be holding the fort this summer.
# Backroom
A Premier League cult hero is now Ireland's U21 goalkeeping coach
Carlo Cudicini is working with Ireland ahead of their opening European Championship qualifier.
# Micko
Munster to bring former lock Mick O'Driscoll into coaching set-up next season
The 35-year-old Cork man will come on board as a ‘Technical Advisor’ to new head coach Anthony Foley.
# if the hat fits
Kieran McGeeney makes debut on Tipperary backroom staff
The former Armagh player and Kildare football coach has lent his experience to the Tipp hurlers.
# New Face
Jason Ryan adds ex-Lilywhite Ronan Quinn to Kildare backroom team
Quinn was part of the Kildare teams that won the Leinster senior titles in 1998 and 2000.
# Geezer
Kieran McGeeney to join Tipperary hurling backroom team
The Armagh selector will work on the mental aspects of preparation with the Premier county.
# Backroom
Mark Rohan 'surprised' by Flanagan's Westmeath axe
Paralympic champion will be not be involved with Westmeath next season so that he can concentrate on qualifying for Rio.
# Backroom
Poll: Who should win RTÉ Manager of the Year tonight?
Jimmy’s winning matches but Billy’s winning medals. And there’s plenty more candidates for the big prize.
# Backroom
Opinion: what we now know after Kerry's stuttering start to the summer
There was plenty to glean from the Kingdom’s underwhelming six-point win over a well-organised Tipperary in Thurles.
# Backroom
Catt among England's new coaching team
Lancaster welcomed South African-born Catt as his backs coach for the five-match tour, and said his experience would play a big part.
# Backroom
Talking tactics: where the battle was won for Donegal
Jim McGuinness saw his side beat Cork in Ballybofey yesterday. Here’s why…
# Backroom
One step from Croker... which clubs will be celebrating this weekend?
It’s down to the last four in the All-Ireland Senior Football Club championship this weekend. Here’s how Emmet Ryan reckons it will play out.
# Tactics
The Bootroom: where are Ronaldo’s goals coming from?
The Real Madrid superstar is on course to win his personal league race with Leo Messi for the title of Pichichi – Spain’s top scorer. But how is he doing it?
# Backroom
How to throw away a 14-point lead and still win in four easy steps
Emmet Ryan dissects the extraordinary meeting of Dublin and Mayo at GAA HQ yesterday.
# Backroom
Tactics not passion: Kilmacud Crokes use blunt force trauma to dispatch Rhode
Emmet Ryan explains why Kilmacud Crokes are this morning Leinster Club champions.