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Rob Penney appointed Head Coach of NSW Waratahs for 2020 Super Rugby season

Rob Penney appointed Head Coach of NSW Waratahs for 2020 Super Rugby season

By Semi Turaga
Friday 04/10/2019
The NSW Waratahs have announced that Rob Penney

The NSW Waratahs have announced that Rob Penney has been appointed Head Coach for the 2020 Super Rugby season.

The former Munster Head Coach has signed a three-year deal with NSW Rugby, seeing him remain in New South Wales until the end of the 2022 season.

Penney brings a strong pedigree to his newest coaching role, having coached Canterbury to four consecutive New Zealand National Provincial Championship titles between 2008 and 2011.

He took the New Zealand U20s to a Junior World Championship Final in 2012, finishing runners up to South Africa, before moving to the Pro 14 with Munster.
 

In 2014, Penney was named Pro 14 Coach of the Year.

Rob Penney career overview:

2003 – 2005: Assistant Coach (Forwards), Canterbury – National Provincial Championship

2005: Assistant Coach, Crusaders – Super 12

2006 – 2011: Head Coach, Canterbury – National Provincial Championship

2012: Head Coach, New Zealand U20s

2012 – 2014: Head Coach, Munster – Pro 14

2015 – 2018: Head Coach, NTT Communications – Top League

2019: Head Coach, Toyota Shokki Industries – Top Challenge League

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