18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
The Irish Colleges play against the English, Scottish, Welsh and French Universities and the UK Combined Services U-23 side during the months of February, March, April and select from players attending a course in an ICRU affiliated College within the four Provinces.
Tha coach would be required to attend the Interprovincial semi-finals and final, normally held before December.
The position of Head Coach is a volunteer post with responsibility for the preparation of the Irish Colleges XV and liasing with the team manager on all matters concerning player welfare and team preparation. It is intended that the coach will be appointed for a 3 year term with a review at the end of the first season.
Candidates must be IRFU Level 2 accredited coaches with a minimum of 3 years Head Coaching experience at U19 to U21 or Club J1 to Club Senior XV (Stage 4 IRFU LTPD).