Birr RFC’s senior men’s team are seeking applications for the position of Player Coach/Head Coach for the 2022/23 season.

Birr RFC currently compete in the Leinster League Division 2B and Midlands League.

Birr RFC is an ambitious club that strive to create a positive culture and environment that will enable players to succeed, grow and be challenged both on and off the field.


  • A minimum of an IRFU Senior Coaching Award (Stage 3) or is willing to work towards it throughout the season
  • A strong technical and tactical knowledge of all aspects of the game
  • Excellent communication skills are essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the club’s Director of Rugby
  • Plan, prepare and deliver coaching sessions for the Senior squad ensuring that all sessions are designed to develop the skills and understanding of the players
  • Develop a winning culture with game plans and training strategies focused on getting the optimal results from players on match day

The closing date for applications is Friday, 8 July.

Please forward all applications for the attention of the Pieter Swanepoel, Director of Rugby, Birr RFC at