2nd XV Coaches

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2nd XV Coaches2021-09-05T16:52:00+00:00

Backs Coach

Jonny Butler

Jonny Butler joined the DUFC coaching team in 2016 as a J1 Head Coach,  and has since augmented this with assisting Tony with the senior backline and also the Manager role.

Jonny is also currently skills coach for the Railway Union Womens AIL team,  a senior coach within the junior cup team in Terenure College and the current manager of the Irish Universities.

Jonny has previously coached his home club of Mullingar, and at youths, winning every available trophy, along with previously coaching Belvedere College, St. Columba’s College and N.U.I. Maynooth along with having 6 years’ experience as a Development Officer within Leinster Rugby.

Jonny is an accredited Stage 4 Coach, an IRFU tutor and has also completed the Canterbury Crusaders High Performance course for Coaches in Christchurch, N.Z.  Outside of rugby Jonny is currently studying to be a P.E. teacher.

Forwards Coach

Dublin University Football Club - Trinity Rugby

Rory Clarke

The latest addition to the Trinity Rugby coaching team. Educated in Glenstal Abbey in Co. Limerick where he captained
his school team to their second ever Munster Senior Cup Final. Hailing from the Netherlands originally, he is now in
his 3rd Engineering Year in Trinity and was the U20s Captain until injury ended his playing career.His proven leadership
credentials are well suited for his new coaching role and he has already got his Stage 3 coaching badge. He encapsulates
everything that Trinity Rugby stands for and was a member of the Events Committee where he played his part at many
of the pre-match lunches and other events. Always willing to help in fundraising organising volunteers to collect gate
money and sell programmes.