25 Sep 2008

Phillips and Ieremia to assist at Hurricanes

10:10 am on 25 September 2008

Jono Phillips and Alama Ieremia have been appointed as Colin Cooper's assistants at the Hurricanes rugby franchise for 2009.

Phillips has been with the Hurricanes for a number of years in various positions having previously coached the Scotland A and Scotland under 21 sides.

Former All Black mid-fielder, Ieremia, has previously coached in Japan and was an assistant to the Wellington Lions last year.