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Club International Squad Get To Work For 2020

Ireland Club XV Head Coach Gearoid Prendergast

The Club International extended squad are up and running for 2020 after their first training session at Irish Rugby’s High Performance Centre at the Sport Ireland Campus in Blanchardstown.

It was an opportunity for Head Coach Gearoid Prendergast and Assistant Coach James Blaney to brief players and give an overview of what the programme will look like ahead of games against Scotland Clubs on Jan 31 and Feb 07.

You can hear more from both coaches in the below video.

IRELAND CLUB INTERNATIONAL Extended Squad (v Scotland Clubs, 2020 Dalriada Cup Series)

Max Abbott (Cork Constitution)

Chris Bannon (Highfield)*

Corrie Barrett (Garryowen)*

Conor Bartley (Young Munster)*

Matthew Bowen (UCC)*

Matthew Byrne (Terenure College)*

Paul Derham (Old Wesley)*

John Foley (Young Munster)*

Jonny Guy (UCD)*

Brian Hayes (Cork Constitution)

Aran Hehir (Shannon)*

Jamie Heuston (Garryowen)*

Colm Hogan (Dublin University)*

Gerry Hurley (Cork Constitution)

Max Kearney (Dublin University)*

Jack Keating (Old Belvedere)

Andy Keating (Garryowen)

Alan Kennedy (Young Munster)

Adam LaGrue (Terenure College)*

Gearoid Lyons (Clontarf)*

Conor Maguire (Old Wesley)*

Tadhg McElroy (Clontarf)*

Michael Melia (Terenure College)

Ryan Murphy (UCC)*

JJ O’Dea (Old Wesley)*

Mark O’Mara (Young Munster)*

Fintan O’Sullivan (Highfield)*

JP Phelan (Clontarf)*

Jack Ringrose (UCD)*

Pa Ryan (Shannon)*

Peter Sylvester (UCC)*

James Taylor (UCC)*

*Denotes Uncapped Player

Ireland Club XV Coaching and Management Team:

Head Coach: Gearoid Prendergast

Assistant Coach: James Blaney

Team Manager: Mark Hamilton

Strength & Conditioning Coach: Rob Cassidy

Baggage Master: Paddy ‘Rala’ O’Reilly

Team Doctor: Stuart O’Flanagan

Team Physiotherapist: Ailbe McCormack

Performance Analyst: Niall Kelly

Communications Manager: Ross O’Donoghue



Scotland Clubs v Ireland Club XV
Friday, January 31, kick-off 7.30pm
Netherdale, Galashiels

Ireland Club XV v Scotland Clubs
Friday, February 7, kick-off 5.45pm
Energia Park, Donnybrook

Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.