Player Development Summer Program Underway…
July 1, 2014 12:00 am client
The program includes players from the Provincial Schools and Club U18 Squads, the Provincial U19 squad and Schools and Clubs U17 select player squads.
In total some 370 players will be involved in our programmes over the summer. The Six to eight week program will cover all aspects of the players development. Sessions will be taken by the provinces Elite Player Officers, Coach Development Officers and Conditioning Staff.
The provincial squads will train three days per week in Terenure College while the U17 club and Shane Horgan squads will train weekly in one of the five area centers. The Schools U17 squad will train in Terenure College
The culmination of the program for the interprovincial squad players will be their selection on the Provincial teams that participate in the Interprovincial series. A number of warm up games will take place against teams from France and England. This season the U18 schools and Clubs will play the Languedoc Region from France along with fixtures against Northampton, Bedford and the Exiles while our U19s will play Northampton and Gloucester prior to their interprovincial series.
Club and school coaches are very welcome to attend the sessions for details on the times contact their club or school Coach Development Officer.