Rugby Coaching Profile: Robbie Deans

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Robbie Deans

Born: 4 September 1959 Teams Coached: Canterbury NPC, Canterbury Super and The Wallabies Current Job: The Wallabies Head Coach Robbie Deans is the most successful Super Rugby coach, coaching his Crusaders team to 5 tournament wins, more than any other coach. He was also successful as a provincial coach, coaching the Canterbury provincial team to a win in 1997. Deans, was assistant Coach to John Mitchell in 2001, and was also a All Black player himself, representing New Zealand on 19 occasions. The Wallabies The highest ... Read More

Rugby Coaching Profile: Graham Henry

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Born: 8 June 1946 Teams Coached: All Blacks, Auckland NPC, Auckland Blues, Wales and Lions Current Job: All Blacks Head Coach His first major role was coaching the Auckland NPC team from 1992 to 1997. During that time Auckland won the NPC 4 times in a row. He then went on to coach the Auckland Blues Super rugby team, winning the title two years in a row in 96 and 97. In 1998, Henry, passed over as All Black coach, headed over seas, appointed head coach ... Read More is a Rugby Coaching resource. It will be updated with useful online resources for rugby coaches. This will include content such as rugby drills, opinion pieces, coaching profiles, coaching videos and useful articles.