Fiji Time: 1:03 AM on Monday 27 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Larkham has doubt about job

Aap
Tuesday, July 01, 2014

CANBERRA - Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham admits he questioned whether he was truly ready for the club's top job after being informed director of rugby Laurie Fisher was departing for European rugby at the season's end.

The World Cup winning Wallabies flyhalf has committed to another three years as Brumbies head coach, taking him through to the end of the 2017 season.

The announcement comes as Fisher confirmed he will finish his tenure to pursue an opportunity with Gloucester.

Fisher's sudden exit will see Larkham's position with the Brumbies change to a more traditional head coaching role.

Currently the two coaches split duties, but the Brumbies have advised they won't refill the director or rugby position.

"It came out of the blue. (Fisher) wasn't actively looking for anything, but when he got given the opportunity I was pretty aware he would take it," Larkham said.

Larkham's ascension to the top job comes a year earlier than what was envisaged by the club when World Cup winning coach Jake White was grooming him for the role.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65090.6319
JPY 54.714051.7140
GBP 0.38790.3799
EUR 0.45160.4396
NZD 0.69980.6668
AUD 0.64240.6174
USD 0.48950.4725

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, March, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Siblings perish
  2. Shrea wins modelling title
  3. 'Sims' the star barber
  4. 2-way fight
  5. Key players
  6. 'No funds'
  7. Fijians go down fighting at home
  8. Champions again
  9. Fijian child sex offender to be deported
  10. Historical site visit

Top Stories this Week

  1. Shock after brutal attack Tuesday (21 Mar)
  2. Siblings perish Sunday (26 Mar)
  3. Students sent home Tuesday (21 Mar)
  4. Man rapes wife, jailed Tuesday (21 Mar)
  5. Uni urges Fijians to apply for NZ grants Monday (20 Mar)
  6. 7s star told don't reoffend Friday (24 Mar)
  7. Landowners demand $20m compensation from State Thursday (23 Mar)
  8. RKS retains Tailevu Zone title Wednesday (22 Mar)
  9. Concerns over explicit online pictures Tuesday (21 Mar)
  10. QVS blue ribbon king to miss Coke Games Wednesday (22 Mar)