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    Plumtree to leave Sharks

    2013-06-11 14:30
    Durban - Sharks coach John Plumtree will leave his position at the end of the season after his contract was not renewed, new chief executive officer John Smit confirmed on Tuesday.

    VIDEO: John Smit discusses Plumtree sacking

    New Zealander Plumtree has been in charge of the Durban franchise since 2008, guiding the team to two Currie Cup titles and a Super Rugby final.

    There was mounting speculation over his future at the weekend when reports emerged that former Springbok coach Nick Mallett had been approached to take over.

    Smit also revealed that Brendan Venter would be appointed to a new Director of Rugby role.

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