Offaly Man Appointed Ireland U-16 Rugby League Head Coach

He'll also be backs coach with the U-18's and U-20's.

An Offaly man is being tasked with producing the next generation of Irish Internationals. 

Bernard Westman has been appointed Ireland U16's Head Coach, he'll also work with the U18's and U20's as a backs coach. 

The Tullamore man began playing union with Leinster before switching codes to represent Ireland at student and A level. 

He believes Irish youngsters have a great skillset for the game:

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