Old Crescent appoint new management team

Colm Kinsella

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Colm Kinsella

Old Crescent RFC senior rugby Management team for 2014-'15, left to right, Eugene McGovern, Director of Rugby; Joe Nix, Head Coach; and Shane landers, first Team Manager. Missing from photo, Padraig O'Connor, Chairman of Rugby
OLD Crescent RFC has moved quickly to put the disappointment of relegation to AIL Division 2B behind them by appointing a new senior rugby management team tasked with ensuring the club’s swift return to 2A.

OLD Crescent RFC has moved quickly to put the disappointment of relegation to AIL Division 2B behind them by appointing a new senior rugby management team tasked with ensuring the club’s swift return to 2A.

Pádraic ‘Paudi’ O’Connor is the club’s new Chairman of Rugby and will be assisted by Director of Rugby, Eugene McGovern; Head Coach, Joe Nix; and First Team Manager, Shane Landers. O’Connor, a long-time player and member of the club, said he was ‘privileged to be given the opportunity to work with this exciting new team of talented and hardworking club members.’ Old Crescent RFC also announced its new U-20 management team led by David O’Malley, Manager, with Eugene McGovern as Head Coach as well as Pat Rickard, Assistant Coach; John Hogan, Backs Coach; Keith Lyons, Assistant Backs Coach; James Cullinane, Forwards Coach; and Alan Bennie, Strength and Conditioning Coach. Club President, Chris Cullinan, thanked the previous management teams and congratulated the new teams on their appointments.