Nepotism has been employed as a means to getting ahead in business for centuries and Clondalkin RFC have begun to use it to get ahead on the rugby pitch…

Leinster Prop Jack McGrath has been down at Gordon Park teaching his cousin Brian Doyle and the rest of the Clon’ front row some of the tricks of the trade.
McGrath visited the Leinster League side over the last two weeks and took specialist scrummage training and it seems to have paid dividends for Clondalkin.
Their scrum was nothing short of sensational in the side’s opening league encounter and was one of their best assists last weekend.
Stalwart prop Conor Maloney claims the added bit of knowledge has proved vital.
“We always prided ourselves on our scrum,” Conor Maloney told CRFC TV. It has never let us down and we have had great props going back 30 years. But Jack added a little bit more technique and the scrum has become a good offensive weapon.

“We appreciate a Leinster player coming down to spend his free time with us and I know everyone at the club wants to thanks him. Hopefully he will come down in the near future and take in a game to see the fruits of his labour.”