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Monday 29 December 2014

Nucifora set for IRFU position

Australian David Nucifora will be unveiled as the Irish Rugby Football Union's new performance director later this week
Australian David Nucifora will be unveiled as the Irish Rugby Football Union's new performance director later this week

Australian David Nucifora will be unveiled as the Irish Rugby Football Union's new performance director on Thursday.

The IRFU confirmed that 52-year-old Nucifora will attend a press conference in Dublin alongside the union's chief executive Philip Browne.

Brisbane-born Nucifora has previously served as the Australian Rugby Union's high performance manager.

He won two caps for Australia during the early 1990s, while he coached the Canberra-based Brumbies to the 2004 Super Rugby title and worked as technical adviser with the Auckland Blues before being appointed head coach in 2006.

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