12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
The IRFU are currently looking for a Youth Development Officer to work with the Tallaght Project, which is a jointly funded project between the Irish Sports Council and the IRFU.
The main responsibilities of the role will include the provision of the Sporting Chance programme which forms an integral part of the IRFU / Tallaght project. The Sporting Chance programme is designed to develop sports services within the defined West Tallaght area.
Other areas of responsibility will include: >Managing the after school completion project in co-operation with local community liaison officers >Introducing Tag rugby into a range of primary schools within the project area >Supporting curriculum based rugby modules in post primary schools within the project area >Responsibility for age grade rugby within the Tallaght Youth Rugby Club
Candidates are required to have previous experience in the delivery of sporting programmes to inner city or disadvantaged areas. Furthermore, candidates will be required to demonstrate strong time management and organisational skills within the agreed formats and ethos of the Tallaght Project which includes the IRFU Code of Ethics in relation to dealing with underage players.
Candidates should send an up-to-date CV along with a detailed letter of application to:
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane McCarthy Human Resources Irish Rugby Football Union 62 Lansdowne Road Dublin 4
The closing date for applications is Friday 16th January 2004.