Dave Wessels

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 Munster’s Peter O’Mahony claims a lineout during rhe European Champions Cup clash against Castres at Stade Pierre Fabre. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

No harm to have an incoming new “head coach” in Johann van Graan to take the focus off Munster’s performance in Castres. Avoiding defeat in the south(...)

Johann van Graan will take over as Munster’s new Director of Rugby. Photo: Getty Images

The Springboks’ assistant coach Johann van Graan will succeed Rassie Erasmus as the Munster Director of Rugby. The Irish Times has learned that van Gr(...)

IRFU director of rugby  David Nucifora said the IRFU is  delighted to have got Joe Schmidt following intense pressure from New Zealand. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Joe Schmidt is as prized abroad as he is in Ireland and resisted enormous pressure from New Zealand to return home and take up a coaching role with t(...)

Leinster’s 31-10 victory over the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth was not a good omen for the expanded Pro14. Photograph: Ryan Wilkisky/Inpho

“If we go there and they are not competitive you are not going to get anything commercially.” Martin Anayi, August 2017. The Guinness Pro14 chief ex(...)

Dave Wessels:  acted as consultant analyst for Erasmus during his time in charge of Stormers in 2008. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Munster coach Rassie Erasmus says his former assistant Dave Wessels is “one of the good fits” to replace him in the province, but that the race is sti(...)