Latest News & Articles From Setanta College

Paudie Roche: 7 Tips for the New and Aspiring Strength & Conditioning Coach

A Growing Industry With over 6,000+ sports related graduates in the UK alone every year, strength & conditioning is now one of the fastest growing industries in both the UK & Ireland. An online search of the UKSCA website or [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:51:34+01:00August 21st, 2020|Youth Development, Athletic Performance, Opinion|

Preparing for the Senior Game – A Closer Look at the Physical Demands of Junior Rugby

In a previous piece, Setanta College graduate Annie McCarra MSc, examined the Physical Demands of Rugby Union, and the difference between the senior and junior game. In this article, Annie examines the demands of Junior Rugby in more detail. A [...]

The Physical Demands of Rugby Union: Analysing the Difference Between the Senior & Junior Game

The Evolution of Rugby Union When Rugby Union became professional in 1995 so too did the style of play, with players becoming bigger, stronger, and faster. This increase in physicality has influenced growing research on the science behind the sport, [...]