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Performance Analysis In Rugby – Seminars In Leinster And Munster

Performance Analysis In Rugby – Seminars In Leinster And Munster

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Leinster Branch of the IRFU and the Munster Branch of the IRFU, in conjunction with Avenir Sports, Ireland’s exclusive supplier of SportsCode Performance Analysis products, will present a seminar on ‘Performance Analysis in Rugby’.

The seminars will focus on how performance analysis is currently used at all levels – international, provincial, clubs and schools – to help develop both coaches and players in the game of rugby.

Both seminars (Leinster on Tuesday, May 17 and Munster on Wednesday, May 18), will involve Mervyn Murphy, head performance analyst with the Ireland senior squad, giving an insight into the day to day usage of performance analysis with the Ireland set-up.

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At the Leinster seminar, Emmett Farrell, head performance analyst for Leinster Rugby, will discuss how Leinster Rugby employ performance analysis with their squads and Vinny Hammond, head performance analyst with the IRFU High Performance unit, will outline his work with the High Performance unit, the Ireland U-20s and the victorious Ireland U-18 Schools squad at the recent FIRA-AER Under-18 European Championship.

The Munster seminar will include a talk from George Murray, head performance analyst for Munster Rugby, who will discuss how Munster employ performance analysis with their squads.

At both seminars, Avenir Sports will discuss the different usages of performance analysis software and how it may be used in all aspects of the game at every level.

Areas covered will include match analysis, individual player analysis, player development, talent ID, skills development, strength and conditioning and coach education.

Leinster Seminar
Date: Tuesday, May 17; Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: Old Belvedere RFC

Click here to register for the Leinster seminar

Munster Seminar
Date: Wednesday, May 18; Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: Thomond Park

Click here to register for the Munster seminar