Cathal Duff is the latest addition to the Irish Academies coaching team for this summer, starting with the PSA Rugby Academy, Roscrea from Sunday 7th to Friday 12th July. Cathal, who was part of the staff and team at Roscrea in 2018, will once again add his significant playing and burgeoning coaching experience to a strong team including Johan Taylor, Alan Tynan & Ben Swindlehurst.
Read more about Cathal’s background in rugby as part of his profile Q&A below plus see the full Head Coaching Team for PSA Rugby Academy Roscrea here.
|Clubs as Player
|North Kildare RFC, Clongowes Wood College, Navan RFC, Naas RFC
|Leinster U18 Schools
All Ireland U20’s Fraser McMullen Winner with Navan RFC
|Current Coaching Position(s)
|PSA Academies/U14 Assistant Coach at Clongowes Wood College
|Forwards and Breakdown
|Coaching Pet Hates
|Most Likely To Say When Coaching
|Least Likely To Say When Coaching
|Best Player You Played With?
|Best Player Coached?
|Which C.A.R.D.S. feature is Most Important for A Young Player? (Creativity, Awareness, Resilience, Decision Making, Self Organisation)?
|Favourite Physical Exercise?
|Most Looking Forward To At The PSA Rugby Academy?
|Seeing the players’ individual development throughout the week
|Dream Coaching Job?
|Munster Head Coach
|Best Rugby Experience To Date?
|Winning the All Ireland U20’s Fraser McMullen Cup with Navan RFC
|Favourite Current Player?
|Favourite Rugby Ground?
|Favourite Pro Rugby Jersey?
|Blue Bulls Captain America Jersey
|Favourite Rugby Podcast/Programme?
|Rugby Tonight on BT Sport
|Who Wins the 2019 RWC?