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Discussion started by Former Hollywood Saint (IP Logged), 27 January, 2018 12:03
Former Hollywood Saint
Former Hollywood Saint
27 January, 2018 12:03
What with the news that former Saints hooker Allen Clarke is taking over Ospreys as Interim Coach made me think how many former Saints are coaching at a high level now?

There are quite a few I think. To my knowledge it is now:

Gregor Townsend (Scotland)
John Ackermann (Glaws)
Jonny Bell (I think is still Glaws)
Pat Lam (Brizzle)
Bruce Reihana (Brizzle)
Rob Hunter (Exeter)
Ali Hepher (Exeter)
Tom Smith (Lyon)
Allen Clarke (Ospreys)
Coco Pop Monkey aka Jon Phillips (Bedford)
Is Matin Hynes still at Bedford too?

Obviously Dickens, Dowson, Digger, Hopley are all with us, still.

I think Im missing a fair few. Can anyone else think of any?


Wilson Pickett
27 January, 2018 12:10

27 January, 2018 13:14
Lee Dickson at Bedford

Saint Dom in Hanoi
27 January, 2018 19:22
Budge Pountney, coaching at school level in Ards, NI...
*I could agree with you - but then we'd both be wrong...*

Wilson Pickett
27 January, 2018 20:35
Ok if we are going down that road ..... JP runs the rugby stuff at Moulton for Saints I think. And coaches at oundle rugby club.

27 January, 2018 22:55
I'd definitely be looking at Tom Smith to replace Dorian, if he could be convinced.

27 January, 2018 23:32
Do you mean former players only


Smith W

Wilson Pickett
27 January, 2018 23:48
errrr well I think players was the point

ex coaches still coaching is hardly a surprise... even though Geech isnít? Unless we are just naming ex coaches which is a little pointless.

Eif Jones
Eif Jones
29 January, 2018 00:40
Didn't anybody see the exceptional Paul Larkin on tele today.

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