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Harry Poi appointed as Director of Rugby- PALMYRA JUNIORS

Updated: Feb 20, 2023




The Palmyra Rugby Club is pleased to announce that Harry Poi has been appointed as Director of Rugby - Juniors commencing this month.


Harry has a long tradition in rugby both here and in New Zealand. Harry has been a successful head coach of Palmyra Colts teams in the past and holds Level 3 Coaching credentials.

Below are some of the duties that Harry will complete as the Director of Rugby - Juniors.

  • Ensures coaches and managers are in place for all junior age group teams.

  • Ensures adequate resources and education for junior teams and coaches.

  • Provides oversight of all junior rugby operational matters and supports junior coaches

  • Attends Thursday night training sessions to assist coaches with skills development, coach the coaches and mentoring

  • Attends Saturday morning games to provide support, education, and feedback to coaches on game day management

  • Coordinates and / or conducts school holiday coaching programs for junior players.

  • Manages the junior player dispensation process

  • Supports parent and volunteer involvement in teams, home carnivals and social events

  • Ensures that an issues resolution process is in place

  • Ensures an Elite Development Academy and Skills Program is in place for the purpose of accelerated development during the off-season.

  • Ensures succession planning is in place for junior coaches and managers

  • Provides oversight of junior administration, internal club and parent communication, budget compliance, sponsorship & RugbyWA liaison

  • Ensures education sessions occur, including compliance to the Rugby Australia Code of Conduct, Rugby Australian & Rugby Operations Guidelines and Palmyra expectations of behaviours.

  • Ensures that a coaches & managers Induction occurs prior to season.

Harry Poi (Director of Rugby – Juniors)

Please welcome and congratulate Harry in his new role.




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