Athboy Rugby Football Club is seeking applications for the position of head coach/player coach for the 2016/2017 season.

We currently field two adult men’s sides. The first team play in Leinster League Division 2B, after a tough season in Leinster 2A while our development team 2nd XV  playing are league McGee Cup and will be participating in this league in 2016/2017.

The player catchment area is predominantly West-Meath with players coming from Athboy / Trim / Ballivor /Clonmellon /Delvin areas.

The Club has had success over the past years picking up two McGee Cup and appearing three finals in a row. In 2013 a decision was made to join Leinster League and over the first season was successful and reached Leinster 2B in the first year in 2015 the club was promoted to Leinster 2A and last season enjoyed a rocky season playing at the higher level gain playing experience playing at a higher level.

As well as Leinster League 2B the XV 1st we also play in the Jenkinson (North East J2) and Leinster 2nd Towns Cup  while the 2nd team will also play Leinster Dunne Cup (Leinster J4) .

Qualifications Required

IRFU Level 1 or higher.
Ideally a player/ coach but would if the right candidate was available solely in a coaching role.
Coach would need a strong personality and encourage growth within the team.
From a strong coaching background with plenty of experience management/coaching/ and/or playing experience in senior rugby sides.

We are interested in ambitious coaches, who will achieve with us and who we can work with to further develop their coaching career. Experience is important – but attitude, energy and commitment is as important to us.

The closing date for applications is June 30th 2016 with interview the following week

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. The initial term is for the 2016-17 season with a review at the end of the season.

Please send applications to Director of Coaching Owen Kerrane email their rugby CV to

Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.