UUJ appoint Graham Cloke as Backs Coach and Gary Longwell as Forwards Specialist Coach
UUJ RFC have announced that Graham Cloke joins coaching team as Backs Coach.
He is joined by Former Irish International Gary Longwell who will be the forwards specialist coach, Gary is also Randalstown RFC Head Coach.
UUJ Head Coach, Mark Henderson said
” we are pleased to have such coaching quality joining the University Club and bolstering the coaching team. I have worked with both Graham and Gary before and know they will bring a lot to this enjoyable Rugby’.
They are joined by Derek McMullan as manager who guided many Dungannon sides to league and cup victories in the past.
UUJ will be fielding two men’s sides this Season, one in the Colleges “All Ireland Div 2 League” and one in the “Provincial League”. The Club also hope to a build on Troy Wilson’s work with the Woman’s Development Rugby.
University games are played on Wednesdays with training on a Monday evening and Wednesday afternoon, when no game.
UUJ RFC Coaching Team
Head Coach- Mark Henderson
Backs Coach- Graham Cloke
Forwards Specialist- Gary Longwell
Student Placement Coach- Troy Wilson
Manager- Derek McMullan
Physo – TBA by Uni
As part of the Clubs and University coaching development plan two further coaches will be selected and put in place at the start of the new season from students interested in developing their rugby skills and who have applied for placement.
UUJ leisure kit can be obtained on Kukri Sports web