Person: Dave Alred
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Described simply as “a genius” by Jonny Wilkinson, Dave Alred stands among the world’s top coaches in a variety of sports, including rugby, golf, cricket and soccer. He has been involved in Rugby World Cup success with England and Ryder Cup victory with Team Europe.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
New Year’s resolutions? Don’t believe in them
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Munster head coach Anthony Foley was advising staff, players, and public alike in UL yesterday that it will take a concerted effort by all concerned if the team’s morale and well-being are to be restored after a bitterly disappointing run of bad results.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
Chatting with Donal Lenihan at the Irish Examiner Ronan O’Gara Ruby Walsh Breakfast at the Clarion Hotel, Cork, O'Gara wondered if England kicker George Ford might prove a weakness Ireland can exploit in Sunday’s Six Nations clash.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
Mike Forde knows plenty about summer transfers. Over the last 15 years, he’s recruited some of the world’s greatest footballers to the Premier League.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
England’s repeated failure from 12 yards at World Cups prompted Ben Lyttleton to go in search of the perfect penalty kick.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
Whisper it, but all the pieces appear to be falling into place for Paul O’Connell to be named the new Ireland captain later this week with the Munster lock expected to return to full training at Carton House today.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
Pádraig Harrington showed the mental toughness struggling Rory McIlroy is lacking when overcoming tough conditions to share the clubhouse lead on the opening day of the Valero Texas Open.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
Pádraig Harrington is often accused of thinking too much, but yesterday he took things a step further by monitoring his brainwaves in practice.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013
Pádraig Harrington is offering millions of euro worth of advertising space to the highest bidder after a family tragedy put his recent golfing struggles into perspective.
Wed, 29 Feb, 2012
The first appearance by Tiger Woods in America this year has inevitably dominated the build-up to the AT&T National pro-am at Pebble Beach this week.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
Pádraig Harrington last night admitted he is “happy to play the mistress” to world number one Luke Donald in the use of practice coach Dave Alred.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
TIGER WOODS, along with the top four players in the world rankings, will contest this week’s Abu Dhabi Championship.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2012
THE final event of the European Tour season was won by the man who has been the circuit’s biggest hitter for a stunning four of the last five years.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
A number of England’s World Cup players were “more focused on money than getting the rugby right”, it was reported today in three leaked reports that lay bare the inside story behind the country's worst-ever World Cup performance in New Zealand.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
Jonny Wilkinson has hit out at World Cup organisers for the inconsistent tournament balls used during the competition and branded them “horribly unprofessional”.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
England international Manu Tuilagi was last night fined €3,400 by the Rugby Football Union after he was warned by Auckland police for jumping from a ferry into the harbour.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
ENGLAND manager Martin Johnson last night accepted responsibility for the Rugby World Cup ‘ballgate’ scandal which has seen two of his management team suspended.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
MARTIN JOHNSON has demanded England treat tomorrow’s showdown with Scotland as a winner-takes-all battle for Rugby World Cup survival.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2011
Two members of England’s management team have been suspended by the Rugby Football Union from Saturday’s World Cup Pool B decider against Scotland.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
Tue, 31 May, 2011
It’s one of the GAA’s great pub debates: would he be playing if he wasn’t so good at the frees? For several counties this summer, the issue’s a live one
Fri, 20 May, 2011
HE’S worked with Jonny Wilkinson and Luke Donald, and if you want to know why you can’t kick frees in Gaelic football, he can tell you. Michael Moynihan spoke to Dave Alred.
Fri, 04 Feb, 2011
TUESDAY, and the Killiney Castle Hotel for the announcement of the Irish rugby team to play Italy in Croke Park tomorrow.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
THESE are precious times for Munster supporters; what’s often overlooked is that for the players whom those supporters come to cheer, the times are even more special.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2009
DAVE REDDIN — the fitness guru who played a key role in England’s 2003 World Cup success — has followed head coach Andy Robinson out of Twickenham.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2006
ANDY ROBINSON resigned as England head coach yesterday afternoon – then insisted he could still have overseen a successful World Cup defence.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2006
ANDY ROBINSON has had his last game as England coach, according to the BBC.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2006
ANDY ROBINSON has vowed to continue as England head coach despite the world champions’ demoralising and humiliating run of seven successive defeats.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2006
Andy Robinson has warned that England’s chances of defending the World Cup will be ruined unless he receives the full support of all the Guinness Premiership clubs next season.
Tue, 16 May, 2006
FORMER Irish international Conor O’Shea has been promoted by the RFU in England to the position of national academy director in a backroom re-shuffle yesterday which saw Andy Robinson retain his position as England coach, but a host of his lieutenants get the chop.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2006
Fri, 28 Apr, 2006
ENGLAND could add a Grand Slam-winning coach to their backroom team for this summer’s tour of Australia.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2006
Twickenham boss Francis Baron has stressed the need for England to halt their slump ahead of Saturday’s RBS Six Nations Championship appointment with Ireland.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2006
Olly Barkley pressed his claims for a return to the England team with 19 points in Bath’s comprehensive 39-12 Heineken Cup Pool Five victory over Bourgoin.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2005
Rugby Football Union chief Francis Baron insists Andy Robinson’s position as England head coach is “fireproof” through to the 2007 World Cup.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2005
GAVIN HENSON yesterday insisted that life with Clive Woodward’s Lions had been “a really good experience.”
Wed, 03 Aug, 2005
Gavin Henson tonight insisted that life with Clive Woodward’s Lions had been “a really good experience”.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2005
WALES fly-half Stephen Jones joined the Lions squad in New Zealand last night determined to make up for lost time and reassert his favouritism for a Test spot.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2005
JONNY WILKINSON’S waiting game ended last night when he was added to the Lions squad for this summer’s tour to New Zealand.
Mon, 09 May, 2005