Stade Francrais have added a boost to their coaching staff with the addition of Paul O'Connell, who joins the French club as forwards coach.
✍☘ Le @SFParisRugby est fier d’annoncer l'arrivée de @Paul_OConnell au poste d'entraineur des avants (spécialiste de la touche). Welcome to Paris Paul !#PinkArmy #TousParisiens #OConnellEstRose #WelcomePaul #SFParis pic.twitter.com/x2os7SSqVb— Stade Français Paris (@SFParisRugby) August 3, 2018
The Munster and Irish legend's roles have been with the Munster Academy and as an assistant coach with Ireland’s Under-20 side since his retirement in 2016.
He now will link up with his former Munster colleague Mike Prendergast, who is the attack and backs coach at the club.
Stade Francais begin their Top 14 campaign on August 25 away to Perpignan.