August 24, 2021
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Foster reappointed All Blacks Coach

NZR has also started work on contracting the rest of Foster’s coaching staff and management team.

Under Foster's guidance, the All Blacks have won the Bledisloe Cup twice, as well as last year’s Tri-Nations.

He has also welcomed 13 new All Blacks into the fold.

Foster while acknowledging NZR and its Board for the faith they have shown in reappointing him said it a privilege to be part of the All Blacks and he does not take that for granted.

“It’s clearly been a challenging couple of years with Covid-19, but I’ve been hugely proud of the resilience shown by the team. I’m personally driven to have our team continue to succeed as we build to Rugby World Cup 2023.

“What is equally important to me is the fact that I’m just one part of an outstanding coaching and management team and to continue working with them is a privilege and inspires me to be the best head coach I can be."

“We have the immediate challenge of this year’s Fortinet Rugby Championship and then the tour North, but 2022 and 2023 will bring their own challenges. I’m really excited to be leading the team into the future and can’t wait to get stuck into our work," he said.

By Reginald Chandar


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