Interviews for Stags head coach role to begin

Last updated 05:00 14/12/2013

Relevant offers

Provincial

Burdon: Stags should be better next year Pressure mounts on South Canty coach Canterbury coaches’ jobs safe despite review Heartland XV named for Cook Islands tour Adam Whitelock bows out with high praise Inglorious exit again for South Canterbury Taranaki over the moon in overtime thriller Semifinal win a stretch too far for Southland Tasman to meet Taranaki in historic NPC final Only Taranaki stand in way for Tasman Makos

Rugby Southland will begin interviewing next week for next season's head coach.

General manager Brian Hopley said a shortlist of applicants had been completed and the first round of interviews was about to start.

In a perfect world, an appointment would be made before Christmas, but that was only an outside chance given the tight time frame, Hopley said.

Incumbent David Henderson and Southland development coach Damien Pine have confirmed they put their names forward for the selection process.

Henderson was involved in Rugby Southland's selection of cross-over games for next year's games.

The Stags will take on Ranfurly Shield holders Counties Manukau, newly promoted Tasman, Taranaki and defending champions Canterbury from the premiership.

A draft draw would sent out to unions next month and the 2014 NPC draw would be confirmed in February.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Special offers
Opinion poll

What have you made of the ITM Cup this season?

I'm loving it. I watch every game.

I always catch my province's games.

To be honest, I could take it or leave it.

It's been a real snore-fest this year.

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content