Munster Look Set To Bring In Yet Another Coach Following Two High-Profile Additions

Jason Hennessy

Jason Hennessy

Jason is the editor here at RugbyLAD and a proud Limerick man.
Jason Hennessy

Just the ticket.

Munster Rugby secured yet another massive coup on Friday when it was confirmed Wallabies legend Stephen Larkham will be joining the province ahead of next season in a senior coach role.

Larkham joins former England and Lions coach Graham Rowntree at the province, with the two hugely experienced coaches set to replace the outgoing local duo of Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery. But there could be more yet to come.

Speaking after the Larkham announcement, acting Munster CEO Phillip Quinn revealed the province are likely to bring in yet another coach to boost their ticket ahead of next season.

“We now have a four-man coaching team with head coach Johann van Graan supported by senior coach Stephen, forwards coach Graham Rowntree and defence coach JP Ferreira.” Quinn said

“It has been our intention to recruit one more member for our coaching ticket and we will evaluate our needs prior to progressing with that process.”

With Larkham set to work in a senior coach role we could see Munster look to bring in an attack coach – something van Graan said was a priority for the province even before Jones and Flannery left.

Another man that has spoken to Munster in recent weeks is Wales coach Rob Howley. Could we see Munster bring in another big name? Watch this space. The two-time European champions aren’t messing around.