13 Jan 2013

Pat Lam to coach Connacht

1:39 pm on 13 January 2013

The former Blues coach Pat Lam will coach the Irish side Connacht next northern season.

Lam has accepted a two-year contract with the option to extend for a further period and he replaces Eric Elwood.

Lam coached Auckland from 2005 to 2009 and then coached the Blues up until last season.