PRO14 Boss Set To Replace Michael Cheika As Wallabies Head Coach

Wanted man.

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie looks set to replace Michael Cheika as Wallabies boss following his departure last week.

Cheika announced after Australia’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat to England last week that he would not be seeking a contract renewal after nearly five years in the job.

Rennie, who coached the Chiefs to back-to-back Super Rugby titles, has long been linked with the role. And according to the Sydney Morning Herald – he’s got the job with an official announcement due in the coming weeks.

He joined the Glasgow Warriors as a successor to current Scotland coach Gregor Townsend in 2016, helping the Scottish side to the PRO14 semi-finals in his first season and the final in 2018-19.

The Warriors meanwhile have denied that Rennie could leave the team before the current PRO14 season ends next year.

“There are a lot of articles, a lot of speculation and a lot of theories, but Dave is committed to Glasgow until at least the end of the season,” Warriors assistant coach John Dalziel said

“There is never a thought of that changing. He is a man of real good stature and he’s working harder than ever to make sure Glasgow have a fantastic season this year and beyond.”