Each partnership is slightly different and is designed to best suit the needs and aims of the club. The partnership programme is a unique relationship where a professional rugby club can impart knowledge expertise and experience to young players.
Coach Education sessions can be used throughout the season and are completely bespoke to the current needs of the club Coaches. This can be delivered from Under 7 through to adult level. Coach Education sessions are supported and can be run by the London Irish Academy Manager and Head of Development
A non-residential rugby camp can take place at the club and will be open to all squads within the club and will focus on core skills, set piece and game planning. The camp will also be open to the wider community which can assist in player recruitment and for every player booked on the club camp, the club will receive a cash back incentive (for a 3 day camp ,this amounts to£6 p.p.)
Partner Clubs will be given a unique experience on a London Irish home game Matchday with access to coaching sessions, group photos with players, forming part of the Guard of Honour, a stadium announcement and your club logo displayed on the big screen, complementary parking and discounted adult tickets
London Irish run successful School of Rugby and Academy programmes in Hampshire and Berkshire and from previous experience we are aware that local rugby clubs are great breeding grounds for young rugby talent. London Irish coaches will offer any suitable players the chance to take part in Junior Academy sessions.
London Irish will support any festivals and tournaments that the club have arranged; this can be in the form of branding, referees, prizes and organisational support
The club will:
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London Irish will look to Partner Clubs to support their programmes and activities throughout the season, this will include festivals (Under 7-10, St Patricks Day/ under 11-12- Landrover Cup) and other similar Matchday activities.