6 Jun 2012

Henry joins IRB panel

11:46 am on 6 June 2012

The World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry has been appointed to the highly influential International Rugby Board panel, replacing South Africa's Jake White.

White's stepping down after three years to concentrate n his coaching commitments.

Henry, who has been voted IRB coach of the year five times, joins a body which plays a key role in recommending policy regarding players welfare, the laws, playing trends, and coaching techniques.