Tony McGahan rugby player
Tony McGahan rugby player

Tony McGahan

1st Jan 1970 0.00m/kg Coach

Tony is Queensland born and a teacher by profession, he was a BE in Physical Education from Queensland University of Technolgy. During his playing days he represented Queensland Schoolboys and Eastern Districts at inside centre. He also represented Queensland U16, U19 and Australian Universities in Rugby League.

In 2005 he joined Munster as a defence and backs coach and later took up the Head Coach role following the the departure of Declan Kidney to the Ireland team. In May 2011 he coached Munster to win the 2010–11 Celtic League Grand Final against Leinster. At the end of the 2011-12 season McGahan left Munster to take up a role as Australian defence coach.

McGahan become the Melbourne Rebels coach at the start of the 2014 season, and has the highest win percentage of any Head Coach in the Club’s short history.
He has also had many successful tours where the Rebels have beaten the Crusaders in Christchurch and many more upsets.

(JW 17/02/17)

Career

reds Queensland Reds
Coach
2018 - present
rebels Melbourne Rebels
Coach
2014 - 2017