He will link up again with his former international team-mate and current Munster forwards coach Anthony Foley, who won 62 caps for his country and will take responsibility for the forwards on the Wolfhounds team.
The remaining senior member of the Wolfhounds management team is manager Joey Miles who has worked with the Wolfhounds side for the last six seasons as well as with the Ireland senior squad on the tours to Japan in 2005 and New Zealand/Australia in 2008.
The Wolfhounds coaching team will work closely with the Ireland national management in terms of preparing the Wolfhounds for their upcoming game.
O2 IRELAND WOLFHOUNDS FIXTURE:
Saturday, January 28, 2012
England Saxons v O2 Ireland Wolfhounds, Exeter, kick-off tbc