Update on Instonians Rugby Structure for 2019/20 season and what’s happening this week.

Instonians Rugby Structure for 2019/20 season - Update

This season sees new coaches come into the senior club with the head coach to be announced in the coming week. He will be ably assisted by Jason Morgan, Keith Crossan, Rupert Preston, Paul Pritchard, Mike Bently, Clem Boyd and with more to add.

The Club Captain will be Richard McCarthy.

1st and 2nd XV captains to be appointed during pre season.

These coaches will assist with the 2nd, 3rd XV, U18s, U16s, U14s, U12s and the mini section.

Gerry Colan-O'Leary will manage the second XV with further coaches to be added in the coming weeks.

The 3rd XV will be managed and coached by Colin Spence, Gavin Oakes, Rick McKibbin, Johnny Craig and Damien Chandler with Peadair Meenan being 3rd XV Captain.

There have been 18 additions to the senior squad, made up of new recruits and returning Instonians, this before factoring in the exiting school leavers and our own U18s players, 5 of this squad have already played for the 3rd XV this season.

There are more players to add to the panel along with 2 - 3 players coming in from further afield.

On the negative side we have 2 confirmed players leaving the squad. 

What’s happening this week:

Thursday 23rd May

6:30 Team photos - bring shorts, socks and boots

7:30 AGM

8:30 Strength and Conditioning Intro Mike Bently


Friday 24th May

6:50 meet

7:00 Strength and Conditioning Intro Mike Bently

7:30 Food and drinks


Saturday June 1st 

Morning - Fitness Tests venue time to be confirmed

Afternoon - 2pm to 6pm Ben Davis Foundation Garden Party