Town - Former Springbok assistant coach Alan Solomons appears the hot favourite
to become the Worcester Warriors’ next director of rugby.
to the Worcester News website, former England coach Stuart Lancaster has distanced
himself from the role which leaves Solomons - who is currently working at the
club as a consultant - in pole position to take the top job.
English website is reporting that the announcement could be made prior to
Friday’s Premiership clash against relegation rivals London Irish.
former Springbok assistant coach, Gary Gold, is currently Worcester’s director
of rugby, but is set to leave the club to coach USA’s national team.
would be an adequate replacement for Gold.
67-year-old has vast coaching experience, having been in charge of teams
like Western Province, Southern Kings, Northampton, Ulster and Edinburgh.
was assistant coach of the Springboks under Nick Mallett’s tenure between 1997
will have a tough job resurrecting matters at Worcester, who currently lie second
from bottom in the 12-team Premiership.
have won only two of 10 games this season and boast a meagre 14 log points,
with only London Irish (8 points) below them.