Here Are The Favourites To Land The Munster Job When Erasmus Leaves
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Felix Jones has emerged as a surprise favourite to take over at Munster.
Current Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus is set to leave his post with the southern province in December, after agreeing a deal to return to South Africa. Erasmus will also be taking defence coach Jacques Nienaber with him.
Jones has recently been promoted to backs coach with Munster on a two-year deal, having impressed in his debut season as a coach. New Munster forwards coach Jerry Flannery is also in contention with odds of 11/1.
Former players Ronan O’Gara and Paul O’Connell are also in contention according to the bookies, coming in at 10/3 and 6/1 respectively. Other contenders include the likes of Andy Farrell and Conor O’Shea.
BoyleSports odds for next Munster boss.
Felix Jones 5/2
Ronan O’Gara 10/3
Paul O’Connell 6/1
Jerry Flannery 11/1
Andy Farrell 16/1
Wayne Smith 20/1
Conor O’Shea 20/1
Stuart Lancaster 20/1
Simon Easterby 20/1
Tana Umaga 20/1
John Plumtree 25/1
Aaron Mauger 33/1
Jake White 33/1
Eddie O’Sullivan 33/1
Neil Doak 50/1
Declan Kidney 66/1
Graham Henry 66/1