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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.

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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.

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