Coaching is an integral part of rugby. From minis to age grade to representative matches. From clubs and schools to provinces and the national team a good coach can help players to develop to the best of their ability.
If you are interested in becoming an accredited coach then the IRFU Coach Development Pathway is the way to go. There is a defined path for every level of coaching and IRFU accreditation for your achievements.
Please see the information on the different stages in the IRFU National Coaching Development plan as well links to the IRB Rugby Ready site to test your knowledge of the game.