New Drua officials

Glen Jackson has joined Fiji’s coaching staff. Picture: STUFF SPORTS

Brad Harris and Glen Jackson have joined Fijian Drua head coach Mick Byrnes in the capacity of assistant coaches.

Also joining the Drua management are William Koong as head physiotherapist, Peceli Derederenalagi as team manager and Nico Andrade as general manager.

Interim chief executive officer Brian Thorburn welcomed the latest inclusions to the coaching and management team for the Fijian Drua yesterday.

“It’s wonderful to be able to share with our fans in Fiji and around the world the support team behind the Fijian Drua,” Thorburn said.

“The experts and specialists we’re announcing are no strangers to the Fiji Rugby, having been around various squads and teams in a number of capacities.

“Brad Harris has been with our 7s program as assistant coach, and was also a part of the Tokyo gold-medal winning squad.

“William Koong brings enormous experience include looking after two Olympic gold-medal winning 7s teams.”

“Glen Jackson is a familiar name for fans, given his background as a popular Super Rugby player with the Chiefs, English Premiership player with Saracens, as well as a highly distinguished referee with New Zealand Rugby, where he officiated 88 Super Rugby matches and 32 Test matches,” Thorburn said.

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