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Saturday, September 04, 2004
So long, Sir Clive...
BBC: "Sir Clive Woodward's seven-year reign as England coach has ended after the Rugby Football Union accepted his resignation after two days of talks. Woodward wanted to stay on for the autumn internationals but the RFU decided he should leave immediately.
"It was agreed that it would make for a smoother transition of coaching and management responsibility if I withdrew with immediate effect," said Woodward. Andy Robinson has been named acting head coach for the November Tests."

So what's this all about? Well, with the core of the team gone after the RWC, & Dallaglio calling it quits this week we're in for a pasting for the next few years, apparently, & maybe Sir Clive didn't want to tarnish his legacy.

And who will be next? Here's some thoughts.

And hey, will Woodward make it as a club coach & be in with a shot at the national coaches' job?

Posted at 3:38 PM by John.

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