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Director of Rugby Les Kiss has announced that Aaron Dundon will join Ulster’s coaching team as Scrum Coach and will arrive at Kingspan Stadium this summer.
The appointment confirms the make-up of the coaching ticket for the next two seasons, following the confirmation of Jono Gibbes as the new Head Coach and Dwayne Peel as Assistant Coach. Kiss has retained Niall Malone in a video analysis and skills development capacity.
Dundon moves to Ulster from French side FC Grenoble, where he held the roles of Forwards Coach and Interim Joint Head Coach. Dundon played 49 times as a hooker for Leinster, scoring 10 tries. He won six titles during his time with the Province, including the Heineken Cup (twice) and the PRO12 (twice).
Dundon is looking forward to starting work in Belfast:
“I am delighted to be joining the coaching team at Ulster this summer. It’s a fantastic opportunity for me professionally and it was an easy decision to make. I am particularly looking forward to working with Les, Jono, Dwayne, Niall and the rest of the coaching team, as well as the strong group of players currently in the set up.
“I’m enthusiastic about where we can take the club and am looking forward to getting started in pre-season. I’m very excited to be part of this next chapter with Ulster Rugby.”