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The Full Story

Leinster Partnership

Leinster Rugby, widely considered one of the most successful rugby organizations in the world, is partnering with Syracuse University to provide world class rugby coaching and training expertise to the University’s men’s and women’s rugby club sport programs.

Who is Leinster?

Leinster Rugby is one of the most successful rugby clubs in the world. They have been highly successful in both domestic and European competitions, winning multiple domestic titles and recently the European Champions Cup, establishing itself as one of the most dominant teams in European rugby.


New Partnership, New Coach

Leinster's commitment to Syracuse includes the appointment of Colin O'Hare as a full-time coach. O'Hare's extensive experience and coaching skills promise to enhance Syracuse's athletic program, showcasing Leinster's dedication to fostering talent and sports excellence at the university.

The Vision

Shane Nolan, Leinster Rugby’s chief executive, says “Leinster is excited to begin its relationship with Syracuse University, an institution with a great history, excellent academic standards and values, and a strong rugby culture. As Leinster looks to build a presence in America, Syracuse is an ideal partner for us.”

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