Joe Schmidt, the IRFU Head Coach, visited Old Crescent RFC at the club grounds in Rosbrien recently, where he was welcomed to the club by Charlie O’Neill, Senior Vice President, Old Crescent RFC.
He also met David O’Brien, Club Captain, and Eugene McGovern, Director of Rugby, who filled him in on the Club’s positive progress on the playing field, coming up the All Ireland League from Division 2C to 2A in three years.
Finally, he met Dermot McGovern, Old Crescent’s Chairman of Grounds, who briefed him on the Club’s future development plans, having doubled the size of the club grounds three years ago.
Joe congratulated Old Crescent RFC on the Club’s achievements and wished the Club well in the years ahead. Charlie, on behalf of everyone in Old Crescent RFC, wished Joe and the Irish international team the best of luck in the upcoming November internationals.
Our picture shows Joe Schmidt being welcomed to Old Crescent RFC by Charlie O’Neill, Senior Vice President, Old Crescent RFC.