Paul Moriarty

Paul Moriarty

Paul Moriarty

Defence Coach

Paul joined Gloucester Rugby as Defence Coach in June 2012.

He is a former dual code rugby international who started his union club career with Swansea before earning international honours with Wales.

He subsequently moved to rugby league where he played for Halifax and Widnes, with whom he won the 1989 World Club Challenge against the Canberra Raiders.

He was also included in the Wales rugby league squads for the 1995 and 2000 World Cups.

He rejoined Swansea as a player before becoming a player coach following the departure of John Plumtree.

As well as a six year spell on the coaching staff at the Scarlets, he was most recently an Assistant Coach at the Newcastle Falcons working alongside Alan Tait.