Scarlets assistant coach Wayne Pivac has been given a glowing recommendation to take the top job at the Guinness PRO12 region.
Scarlets assistant coach Wayne Pivac has received a glowing recommendation to take the top job by former Wales back Shane Howarth.
Pivac is rumoured to be the front-runner to replace the outgoing Simon Easterby, who has left the side to become Ireland's new forwards coach.
And Howarth believes he would do a good job.
“He's got a proven track record,” he told the BBC.
“He coached with Auckland and I think won three championships in a row down there and for people up here it's a pretty tough competition.
“He's also had international experience with Fiji and he's had a head coach role so he understands what it takes to be a head coach.
Howarth added: “Wayne knows his rugby. He's very meticulous in what he does and he's very good around the forward pack.”