As we announced at the end of March, Pierre-Henri Broncan (48) will live well into the next World Cup in France within the Australian selection. The Wallabies confirmed Thursday that the former Castres coach will have an advisory role in charge of hitting. His mission will begin with the Rugby Championship (July 8-29) and end after the World Cup.
Thanks by his CO on February 20, the Broncan will be living his second experience abroad. He had already spent two years in England, at the Bath club, between July 2018 and July 2020. It was during this time that he met Eddie Jones, and the two men became very close.
“Experienced, complete and flexible” staff according to Eddie Jones
Returning to the helm of the Wallabies in January, Jones also announced reinforcements Brad Davis, London Irish assistant coach, and former international half Perek Barnes. The first will be in charge of the attack when the second runs the game on foot. A former member of the England staff (physical standby), John Clarke has also joined the Wallabies, who now have 11 members in their training.
“We think we have a good training to prepare the team to take charge” Around the World Cup in France, Eddie Jones commented in particular, qualifying this device “Experienced, complete and flexible”.