Rugby

Lam lands job in Ireland

2013-01-15 12:11
Pat Lam (File)
Cape Town - Former Auckland and Blues coach Pat Lam has been confirmed as the new head coach of Irish province Connacht.

Click to enter the Sport24 SuperBru Super Rugby challenge!

According to the Stuff website, Lam, who played 34 Tests for Samoa, has accepted a two-year deal with the option to extend his stay at the Galway-based club.

The 44-year-old endured a torrid final Super Rugby season in 2012 with the Blues, who finished 12th overall - and last in the New Zealand Conference.

He reapplied for the top job at the Blues in July, but was replaced by former All Blacks legend, John Kirwan.

Read more on:    blues  |  super 15  |  pat lam  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Extreme Kiteboarding in Pumping Conditions!

Highlights from the Cape Town, Red Bull King of the Air 2016 competition.

 
 

Outdoor

The Arctic becomes an unlikely surfing hotspot
A romantic holiday to beat the winter blues
Why should you do a 5k?
5 places to hike naked!
 
 
/News
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
SuperBru Super Rugby challenge

Enter and challenge Sport24's staff!

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

If YOU were named the new Springbok coach - and could pick a captain based anywhere in the world - who would you select?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.