...The IRFU Management Committee: Philip Browne (CEO), Peter Boyle (President) John Lyons, Der Healy. Front Row: Neil Jackson, John Hussey, Pat Fitzgerald, Noel Murphy...
We start with a series of interviews with some of the members of the IRFU Management Committe.
The Management Committee of the IRFU has the function of overseeing the operation and implementation of IRFU policy in the key areas of rugby, both domestic and professional, finance and commercial and marketing.
We get an update on the Strategic Plan from Chairman John Hussey and we talk to the four Standing Committe Chairmen about the challenges facing Irish Rugby in their respective areas.
John Hussey - Chairman, Management Commitee: "It is encouraging to report that after just two years (of the Strategic Plan) a significant number of these goals have been reached." For the full interview click here.
John Lyons - Honorary Treasurer and Chairman, Finance Committee: "Overall the elite player development and domestic game areas will receive in excess of 12 million Euro in funding this year." For the full interview click here.
Neil Jackson - Chairman, Representative Game Committee: "One of our main priorities is to ensure that the Irish squad that departs to the Rugby World Cup in France arrives there in prime condition.". For the full interview click here.
Der Healy - Chairman, Domestic Game Committee: "The continued development of the recreational club game is a key goal for the IRFU". For the interview in full click here.
Pat Fitzgerald - Chairman, Commercial & Marketing Committee: "We are working hard at capitalising on our profile to attract more spectators and participants into the game". For the interview in full click here.