Lam lands job in Ireland
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.