Date: Jan 20, 2016
By: AFP, WELLINGTON
Former All Blacks Nathan Mauger and Filo Tiatia announced yesterday that they are joining the coaching ranks of Japan’s Sunwolves less than six weeks before the fledgling side makes its Super Rugby debut.
Mauger is to coach the backs and Tiatia the forwards under head coach Mark Hammett, another former All Black.
The Sunwolves appear to be several weeks behind other sides in their preparations. Most teams began pre-season training with a full complement of coaching staff well before Christmas. [FULL STORY]