Irish rugby coach, Joe Schmidt in Portlaoise tomorrow night

Portlaoise RFC hosting Irish coach Joe Schmidt this April

Joe Schmidt will be in The Heritage Hotel this April.

Portlaoise Rugby Club have a treat for sports fans tomorrow night when they host Irish rugby coach Joe Schmidt at Portlaoise Heritage Hotel.

Schmidt will speak from 6pm to 7.30pm, and he will be discussing a wide range of topics, from Ireland's 6 Nations campaign to pathways for younger players into the professional game. Widely regarded as one of the best rugby coaches in the world, it promises to be a special occasion for all in attendance, and a unique opportunity for rugby fans, and indeed all sports fans, in Laois.

Interest is expected to be strong for the event, and tickets are priced at just €20. They can be purchased from the Portlaoise Parish Centre, Portlaoise Heritage Hotel, AJ Flynn Menswear and Kieran O'Keeffe Accountants.

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