KILKENNY RUGBY ACADEMY

Successfully launched by PSA Academies and partners RugbyCamps.ie in 2017, the inaugural Kilkenny Rugby Academy saw fifty ambitious young players from Ireland and the UK experience the best high performance residential rugby academy available in the Irish market.

For 2018, the Mini (3 Night/Day) and Intermediate/Advanced (5 Night/Day) programmes is attracting significant early interest, with a large group of quality players expected to sign up.  Building on what was delivered in 2017 (see Dr Eddie Murphy speaking here at the 2017 Kilkenny Rugby Academy), the 2018 Academy will offer;

  • Coaching Excellence: player-specific focus, with maximum 1 to 15 coach to player ratio and expert guest coaches (like Jim Kilty, Dr. Eddie Murphy & Ireland 7s International Fionn Carr in 2017)
  • High end facility (Kilkenny College) with excellent sports and residential facilities
  • World class partners across nutrition, sports psychology & other key programme areas
  • Use of cutting edge sports tech equipment

Tailored programme for all ages and levels

The overall programme is tailored to meet the needs of a playing group covering a range of ages (10-18 years) and abilities, featuring the following key elements;

Core Skills Assessment & Development Positional Play Game Management Development Personal Fitness Assessment & Planning
Speed, Agility & Flexibility Development Strength & Conditioning Sports Tech use & analysis Mental Preparation
Injury Prevention & Recuperation Nutrition Analysis & Planning Personal Development (C.A.R.D.S. Framework) Peer & Rugby Networking

2018 DATES

(Minis 10-11 years – Boys & Girls) 

Sun 12th August (check in 1600hrs) – Weds 15th August (check out 1800hrs)

(INT & ADV – Boys & Girls)

Sun 12th August (check in 1600hrs) – Fri 17th August (check out 1800hrs)

PROGRAMME DETAILS

3 Night Minis Residential Programme, priced at €269/£249* includes;

  • 5 nights shared full board accommodation in Kilkenny College
  • Transfers from public transport hubs in Kilkenny City
  • All meals including end of camp awards dinner
  • Full range of rugby and leisure activities
  • The Kilkenny Rugby Academy player pack including branded training gear and other partner-related merchandise

*includes all applicable taxes and payment charges but excludes transport costs to Kilkenny City. A minimum of 20 players are required for the programme to be delivered – deadline for cancellation will be 2 weeks before the delivery of each week. See full Terms & Conditions.

BOOK VIA EVENTBRITE HERE

3 Days Mini Non-Residential Programme, priced at €205/£189 includes;

  • 9am – 5pm attendance at camp
  • All lunches and snacks
  • Full range of rugby and leisure activities
  • The Kilkenny Rugby Academy player pack including branded training gear and other partner-related merchandise

5 night Intermediate/Advanced Residential Programme, priced at €439/£399 includes;

  • 5 nights shared full board accommodation in Kilkenny College
  • Transfers from public transport hubs in Kilkenny City
  • All meals including end of camp awards dinner
  • Full range of rugby and leisure activities
  • The Kilkenny Rugby Academy player pack including branded training gear and other partner-related merchandise

*includes all applicable taxes and payment charges but excludes transport costs to Kilkenny City. A minimum of 20 players are required for the programme to be delivered – deadline for cancellation will be 2 weeks before the delivery of each week. See full Terms & Conditions. Special 5 Day Residential package available for Intermediate & Advanced players travelling from the EU, covering flights via Dublin Airport and transfers. Please contact us via sales@psaacademies.com for tailored package details and price. 

BOOK VIA EVENTBRITE HERE

5 night Non-Residential Programme, priced at €339/£309 includes;

  • 9am – 5pm attendance at camp
  • All lunches and snacks plus end of camp awards dinner
  • Full range of rugby and leisure activities
  • The Kilkenny Rugby Academy player pack including branded training gear and other partner-related merchandise

BOOK VIA EVENTBRITE HERE

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