Introducing Johne Murphy as the first of our Head Coaches Profile Q&As for this summer’s rugby academies when we are expecting to welcome close to 500 players from more than 12 countries to our Academies in France, Ireland and the UK.
Read more about Johne’s career to date in his profile Q&A below plus see the full PSA Rugby Academy Tignes coaching team line up here
|John E Murphy
|Clubs as Player
|Lansdowne FC, Leicester Tigers, Munster Rugby, Naas RFC
Premiership Rugby Champions 2007, 2009
Leicester Tigers Player of the Year 2008
Leicester Tigers Top Try Scorer 2008
Heineken Cup Finalists 2007, 2009
Magners League Champions 2011
Captained Ireland A
Toured NZ with Full Irish Squad
|Current Coaching Position(s)
|Ireland Clubs/Newbridge College SCT Head Coach/Newbridge RFC Head Coach
|Irish Clubs, Dalriada Cup Winners 2019
Naas RFC Player Coach AIL Div 2 Promotion Season 2015-16
|Core Skill Development Attack
|Coaching Pet Hates
|Running through the grid!!
|Most Likely To Say When Coaching
|Control your feet
|Least Likely To Say When Coaching
|Don’t try that
|Best Player You Played With?
|Best Coach You Had?
|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 group dynamic develop into a team throughout the week
|Dream Coaching Job?
|Head Coach Leicester Tigers
|Best Rugby Experience To Date?
|Captaining Ireland A
|Favourite Current Player?
|Favourite Rugby Ground?
|Favourite Pro Rugby Jersey?
|New Munster Kit
|Favourite Rugby Podcast/Programme?
|The Rugby Pod with my old teammates Andy Goode & Jim Hamilton
|Who Wins the 2019 RWC?