International – Ian Foster will be New Zealand coach until World Cup 2023… and he will be replaced after that

International – Ian Foster will be New Zealand coach until World Cup 2023… and he will be replaced after that

Ian Foster has been named New Zealand coach… until the 2023 World Cup. The New Zealand FA is already looking for a new coach from 2024 and Scott Robertson is emerging as favourite.

Ian Foster will witness the 2023 World Cup. The New Zealand Federation issued a press release on the night of 28 February to 1 March To clarify the position of his coach, who will remain in office until the World Cup. But then Ian Foster will make way for a new coach from January 2024. “After extensive consultation, and after carefully assessing all scenarios and key lessons from 2019, New Zealand Rugby is now embarking on a process to select the head coach for the All Blacks from 2024.” Says the press release issued by NZRU.

2022, a gray year for Foster

Ian Foster struggled on an unsuccessful summer tour, with two defeats to Ireland, a first in All Blacks history, yet Ian Foster led his men to their 19th rugby championship victory (formerly Tri Nations, then Four Nations). But the criticism was more pressing than ever in the land of the All Blacks coach’s long white cloud.

Canterbury Crusaders coach Scott Robertson takes over from Ian Foster.
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Robertson is an All Blacks favorite.

Before facing France XV, in the opening match of the upcoming World Cup, New Zealand has at least decided on its short-term future while waiting for its new suitor. Scott Robertson, the current manager of the Canterbury Crusaders, appears to be the legitimate candidate for the post-Foster All Blacks position. According to the NZ Herald, Recognizing that the New Zealand Federation has made Robertson their priority for the future of the All Blacks after his tenure, Ian Foster said in an article published on 23 February. The main interested party after a training session with the Crusaders also made it clear “within the next two weeks” are going “Be whatever.”

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