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Munster Head Of Rugby Development Role For McMahon

Munster Head Of Rugby Development Role For McMahon

Former Shannon and Munster back rower Colm McMahon is set for a new role within the Munster Rugby set-up ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Colm McMahon has been appointed as Munster Rugby’s Head of Rugby Development, taking the reins from the long-serving Ultan O’Callaghan.

McMahon, who earlier this season took over as interim forwards coach before Graham Rowntree’s arrival at the province, makes the move from the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy where he has been an Elite Development Officer since 2011.

A former Shannon and Munster forward, Colm initially joined Munster Rugby as a Coach Development Officer in 2009, and gained invaluable experience and knowledge working closely with the clubs and schools.

Working across the provincial pathway over the last decade, the Clare native also held coaching roles with Ireland age-grade representative teams at Under-18 and Under-19 level, and the Munster Sevens during that time.

O’Callaghan, who held the role for close to 14-years, is taking up a new position within the IRFU after working with the province since 2000. Munster Rugby thanks Ultan for his outstanding service to the province and wishes him well for the future.