Latest News & Articles From Setanta College

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+00:00September 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+00:00September 18th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Rugby, Sports Technology, Opinion, Setanta Talks|

The Threat Of The “Main Effect”, We Are All Individual

Elite athlete, coach, scientist and Programme Leader of our Master of Science in Performance Coaching, Dr. Joe Warne, looks at how the threat of the 'main effect' can impact an athlete's performance. Dr. Joe Warne getting an endurance athlete's [...]

By |2019-09-11T17:14:21+00:00September 10th, 2019|Athletic Performance, Injury Rehabilitation, Masters, Injury Prevention|

Setanta Talks – featuring Robbie Cannon

In this episode of Setanta Talks, we chat to Fitness Trainer to Shane Lowry, Irish Amateur Close winner and S&C coach, Robbie Cannon. Dr. Liam chats to him about the little things that make it worthwhile for him as a [...]

Tipperary fire-fighters to battle it out in inaugural Setanta Fire Service Games

Fire-fighters from Co. Tipperary will battle it out in a test of physical fitness and endurance at the inaugural Setanta Fire Service Games next month. The first of their kind in Ireland, the Games will take place at Thurles Fire [...]

Setanta Talks – featuring WBO European Champion, Davey Oliver Joyce

In this episode of Setanta Talks, we chat to WBO European Champion, Davey Oliver Joyce and get an insight into the life of a professional boxer. From the benefits of multi-sport participation at youth level to the importance of having [...]

Injury Incidence Profile of the Amateur Rugby Player

Research Title: Injury Incidence Profile of the Amateur Rugby Player   Since the advent of professionalism, the demand for knowledge on the science behind Rugby Union has influenced the investigation of injury incidence and epidemiology, the majority of which is [...]