Former England & Lions Coach In Talks With Munster

Just the ticket.

Former England and Lions coach Graham Rowntree is in talks with Munster about a coaching position at the province according to a report by The42.

Munster are currently in the market for a forwards coach to replace Jerry Flannery and a backs coach to take over from Felix Jones, with Rowntree likely in talks to for the former.

The 48-year-old would bring a wealth of experience with him having served as a coach with England from 2008 all the way up until after the 2015 World Cup, working alongside Stuart Lancaster and Andy Farrell who now both work for Irish Rugby with the national team and Leinster.

Rowntree has also coached on three consecutive British and Irish Lions tours, taking charge of the scrum in 2007, the forwards in 2013 and then the scrum again in 2017.

Rowntree currently works as forwards coach of the Georgia national team so any move would likely have to happen after the World Cup.