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Bold move by Irish - new coaches

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:45 pm
by dom_pedro
Venter has been released of his contract and replaced by Declan Kidnet and Les Kiss.

https://www.london-irish.com/news/londo ... TL,2GX70,1

Key Points

Declan Kidney (technical consultant) and Les Kiss (head coach) are joining London Irish with immediate effect

Kidney is a two-time European Rugby Champions Cup-winning coach with Munster and a Grand Slam-winning international head coach with Ireland

Kiss has extensive experience of success with Ireland, Ulster and the New South Wales Waratahs

The pair have been appointed on a three-year contract that remains in place regardless of whether London Irish are in the Aviva Premiership or the Greene King IPA Championship in 2018/19

The appointments have reunited the coaching team that won the Grand Slam for Ireland in 2009

Technical director Brendan Venter has left the club with immediate effect

Re: Bold move by Irish - new coaches

Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:04 am
by PaulHP
It is certainly a statement of intent, let's hope they can work their magic quickly.