Dan McFarland

Dan McFarland joined Head Coach Gregor Townsend and Assistant Coach Matt Taylor in their move from glasgow Warriors to the national team ahead of the 2017 summer tour.

Townsend recruited Dan McFarland to Glasgow as Forwards Coach in the usmmer of 2016 after nine seasons with fellow Guinness PRO12 side Connacht.

The former Emerging Ireland, Ireland Wolfhounds and Ireland U20 coach made over 100 appearances for Connacht from 2000 to 2006, and also played for Richmond and Stade Francais.

 In 2007, McFarland linked up with Eric Elwood to guide the Ireland Under-20s to a grand slam of victories in the Six Nations Championship.

His international coaching experience extended to stints with the Emerging Ireland tours and the Ireland Wolfhounds in January of this year.



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