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IRANZ Insight: How to plan a Season Campaign

Mike Brewer Coaching

Every rugby coach must plan their season campaign.

A successful rugby season rarely occurs by chance. In almost all cases, careful thought and much planning has gone into the rugby season – well before the season has even started.

For those coaches seeking success in the 2019 rugby season… if not already, the planning for next season needs to start now!

The following article provides an insight into the process and the basic steps that should be followed in order to plan a successful Rugby Season Campaign.

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Barker College crowned 2018 CAS Rugby Champions

Barker College attend IRANZ

Four months after their rugby camp at IRANZ, the Barker College 1st XV have been crowned the 2018 CAS Rugby Champions.

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IRANZ Insight: 2019 All Black Flanker Selection

Ardie Savea (left) and Liam Squire (right) both attended the Advanced Players Course in 2009

It’s time we, the punters, started picking the All Black Squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

For the next few weeks, I’ll be breaking down who I would select for the squad, and the reasons behind each selection.

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IRANZ Coach Success Stories: Robert Taylor

IRANZ Graduate Robert Taylor

Over the years, IRANZ have kept a close eye on the achievements of both Player and Coach Graduates on the International Stage.

However, there have been numerous counts of our Graduates achieving great things at other, competitive levels of rugby. The story of IRANZ Graduate Robert Taylor for example, is nothing short of remarkable.

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Brian Ashton labels IRANZ as “gold for young players”

Brian Ashton interview

When asked for his thoughts on IRANZ Player Courses, former International Head Coach Brian Ashton labelled the programme as “gold for young players.”

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All Black Coaches bolster yet another High Performance programme

All Black Coaches at IRANZ

IRANZ believes “to be the best, you have to learn from the best.”

High Performance player & coach participants were treated to that very opportunity when All Black Assistant Coaches Ian Foster & Mike Cron joined them during the final section of their programme last week.

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IRANZ Insight: Pecking order in World Rugby about to change

IRANZ Insight: Pecking Order about to change

Rugby 7’s is fast becoming the show piece of Rugby Union.

An Olympic sport, played on a global circuit in exotic locations such as Dubai, Cape Town, Hamilton, Sydney, Los Vegas, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Paris.

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