Ireland women: IRFU ‘address confusion’ over coaching position
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has said it “regrets any upset it has caused” over the decision to advertise for a part-time women’s XVs coach.
The IRFU has attracted criticism for deciding to appoint a six-month part-time successor to Tom Tierney, who left after a disappointing World Cup.
A statement indicated it may become full-time position following a review.
The IRFU said Tierney was employed as a full-time coach between the Sevens and XVs, not exclusively with the XVs.