Thursday 17 August 2017

Munster coaches Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones sign new deals to take on more advanced roles

21 December 2016; Munster scrum coach Jerry Flannery and technical coach Felix Jones in conversation during squad training at the University of Limerick in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile
21 December 2016; Munster scrum coach Jerry Flannery and technical coach Felix Jones in conversation during squad training at the University of Limerick in Limerick. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Munster assistant coaches Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones have signed two-year contract extensions with the province that will see them take on additional responsibilities from next season

Flannery, formerly the scrum coach, will now be the forwards coach while Jones has been promoted from skills coach to backline and attack coach.

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Jones will spend a week with the Irish camp in Japan on their summer tour, learning from Joe Schmidt and the Irish coaching staff before returning to Munster for pre-season.

Also, team manager Niall O'Donovan has signed a three-year extension to remain in the role until at least June 2020.

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