Ex-All Blacks star takes Otago helm

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

For­mer All Blacks star cen­ter Aaron Mauger was named head coach of the Otago High­landers on Tues­day in a three­year deal with the New Zealand Su­per Rugby club.

Mauger said he was ex­cited at the prospect of join­ing the High­landers, who won the com­pe­ti­tion in 2015 and were quar­ter­fi­nal­ists this year.

“The club has be­come a con­sis­tent per­former at the top of the com­pe­ti­tion in re­cent years and I look forward to the chal­lenge of grow­ing our game and achiev­ing great things,” Mauger said.

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