Minister Niall Collins Launches New Setanta College Campus in Limerick

Pictured - Des Ryan, Director of Coaching and Performance, Setanta College, Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD, Marcus Horan, Rugby Players Ireland Player Development Manager and Setanta College graduate, and Se‡n Hogan, Commercial Director at [...]

By |2021-10-19T14:48:11+01:00August 30th, 2021|Uncategorised|

Are you a Setanta College Student or Graduate? Are you interested in potential coaching or academic positions?

As we continue our growth in the Strength & Conditioning sector, we are seeking expressions of interest from Setanta College Graduates/Alumni & current students for exciting new opportunities in upcoming coaching and academic roles. We are currently seeking expressions of [...]

By |2021-08-31T16:40:06+01:00August 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|

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, [...]

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