Mark Murray

About Mark Murray

Working in the Digital Department of Setanta College since October 2016. Once a runner of roads, trails and hills. Now run after my kids. Easily inspired and motivated by just about anybody who lives for sport, occasionally I get to write about them.

From Belfast to Uruguay – The Life and Story of an S&C Intern

Ahead of Uruguay's first match against Fiji in the Rugby World Cup, we sit down with Setanta College student, Dean Lester, who took up a 9-month strength and conditioning internship with the Uruguay National Rugby Union. Working alongside Craig White, [...]

By |2019-09-24T16:31:41+01:00September 24th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Masters, Opinion|

Q&A with Italian Rugby Strength and Conditioning Coach Mark Brady

A fascinating sub-plot to this Rugby World Cup is the story of the Irish names involved. Within Federazione Italiana Rugby there is obviously the head coach, Conor O'Shea, while a key member of the Italian backroom team hails from Dundrum, [...]

By |2019-09-18T14:57:30+01:00September 18th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Opinion, Setanta Talks|

Setanta Talks – In Conversation with John Conlon

As the dust settles on an epic 2018 All-Ireland Hurling Championship season we were delighted to chat with Clare Hurler, John Conlon. In a candid interview, John talks about seeing Limerick raise the Liam McCarthy, hurling as a game of [...]