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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