Connacht Rugby have appointed Andrew Browne and Mark Sexton to the roles of Elite Player Development Officers.
Browne represented Connacht 156 times over 11 years and is thus no stranger to the club’s values and traditions. Since retiring in 2018, he has gained coaching experience with Galwegians RFC and acted as Assistant Coach to the Connacht U19s.
Sexton boasts a number of years; playing and coaching experience in Ireland and is currently in charge of Leinster U19’s, St. Mary’s RFC and St. Mary’s College SCT’s attack.
Connacht Rugby Academy Manager Eric Elwood said:
“I am delighted to welcome Andrew and Mark to Connacht Rugby and to our Academy team. They are two young coaches who have played the game at a high level and have become students of the game, gaining valuable coaching experience with schools, clubs, and Age Grade teams in their provinces. I am very much looking forward to working with these two highly motivated individuals and I have no doubt they will add great value to our environment at Connacht Rugby.”