22 Dec 2011

Umaga takes over as head coach of Counties

6:19 pm on 22 December 2011

The former All Black captain Tana Umaga has been named as the new head coach of Counties Manukau.

Umaga replaces Milton Haig who has taken up a role with Georgia.

Umaga has been a player coach with Counties the last 2 years.

Counties Manukau CEO Andrew Maddock says Umaga's experience, wealth of knowledge and coaching skills are greatly valued and they're looking forward to their players continuing to benefit from him.