Brian O'Driscoll, The Campus, Quinta do Lago

Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll announces his return to The Campus at Quinta do Lago in Portugal to host junior summer rugby camps

Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll has announced his return to THE CAMPUS, Europe’s newest five-star multi-sport and wellness hub at Quinta do Lago in the Algarve in Portugal, to host more fun and engaging junior summer rugby training camps. Brian will host the camps on the pristine training pitch for young rugby hopefuls of all abilities, between 5-15 years of age and from 29th July to the 2nd of August 2019.

Brian O’Driscoll will host junior rugby camps at The Campus at Quinta do Lago during the Summer school holidays from 29th July to the 2nd of August and 9.30am-11.30am daily

Brian will join a team of coaches for a fun and action-packed rugby coaching camp at The Campus Summer school holidays from 29th July to the 2nd of August 2019. The camps will focus on grass-roots coaching and development, making rugby fun for juniors of all abilities and learning skills from one of the masters of the game.

Brian will encourage youngsters to get active in the magnificent surrounds of The Campus, Europe’s newest multi-sport and wellness hub. This is a unique rugby experience for boys and girls to learn from former British and Irish Lions captain O’Driscoll and be inspired by one of the true greats of the modern game. His camps are certain to be loaded with fun and insight from a legend who played 133 internationals for Ireland.

Brian says:

I’m really looking forward to returning to The Campus at Quinta do Lago in the Algarve to work with some young rugby players. The training pitches and facilities are world class and hopefully we will inspire a few rugby stars of the future at this summer camp.

Sean Moriarty, Chief Executive of Quinta do Lago, says coaching opportunities like these is what makes The Campus stand out amongst sporting venues across Europe.

Sean says:

It’s great to have Irish rugby icon Brian O’Driscoll returning to The Campus for more fun and engaging rugby training camps. Brian is one of the most respected figures in rugby and he adds to the list of incredible sports ambassadors we now have at The Campus.

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Brian goes on to say:

We will be looking to put on some fun and interactive coaching sessions, for boys and girls of all abilities. The sessions will focus on having fun and developing their knowledge of rugby, both from a technical and tactical view point. We’ll also be working on co-ordination, movement skills and areas of competitive play as well. All in all, it should be a great fun week!

Brian O’Driscoll is the latest addition of high-profile stellar sports stars adding a world class level of sports coaching, knowledge and mentoring who is now partnering with The Campus.

Also set to return is former England and Manchester United football legend Rio Ferdinand, will be hosting junior football camps and Judy Murray, former Great Britain Federation Cup

Captain and mother of Grand Slam champion Sir Andy and Jamie, hosting both junior and adult coaching camps after successful visits at Easter and last year.

The Campus is one of Europe’s newest state of the art multi-sports venues, created for elite athletes, teams and for families as well. The Campus is already becoming popular with Premiership football and rugby teams, Olympic and Para-Olympic squads, performance athletes and coaches who are taking advantage of the perfect training climate and using The Campus as their warm-weather training base.

The recently opened High Performance Campus has added to The Campus’ stellar reputation and cemented its reputation as the outstanding location for holiday makers looking for the ultimate sporting break, with dance classes, yoga, swimming and state-of-the-art saunas, steam rooms and wellness areas adding to the appeal.

Top Premier League clubs, the Ireland rugby team and Olympic athletes have trained at The Campus in the last year, with high profile teams and athletes set to use the High Performance Campus and wellness facilities that are of the highest caliber.

The Campus further elevates Quinta do Lago as one of the finest sports and leisure destinations in the world.

added Sean Moriarty.

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The Campus new €10 million training, fitness and wellness facility designed to cater to both elite athletes and enthusiastic amateurs.

The beauty of this complex is you don’t have to be a world-class or even professional athlete, as we also cater for guests who simply want to use the facilities at their leisure for fitness or as a hobby.

added Sean.

Visitors to The Campus will experience world class tennis and padel courts, a wonderful cycling center led by Paralympic gold medalist Mark Rohan, as well as a top class swimming facility and a wellness section of the High Performance Campus that offers all visitors the ideal chance to unwind after an exhausting workout.

Magnolia Hotel

Guests can also stay at the magnificent The Magnolia Hotel, situated on the doorstep of The Campus and Quinta do Lago resort. It has a range of accommodation including 74 comfortable rooms, three suites and seven cottages. The rooms have been recently been fully refurbished and the five-star service will help guests unwind and destress at the end of their day. There is a free shuttle bus service to The Campus for all guests.

BRIAN O‘DRISCOLL SUMMER RUGBY CAMPS

– 29th July to 2nd August 2019

– Timings: 9.30am-11.30am daily

– 550 € per child

– Limited space available.

– 5-15 years of age

BOOKING CAMPS

– Call – +351 289 381 220

– To book – www.quintadolago.com/en/the-campus/rugby-camps/

– Email – the-campus@quintadolago.com

MORE INFORMATION

www.thecampusqdl.com/en/