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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. ... 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.