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McKenzie new Wallaby coach - report

08th July 2013 08:52

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Ewen McKenzie smiling

New boss: Ewen McKenzie

According to reports in the Australian press, Ewen McKenzie is set to be unveiled as the new Wallaby head coach, replacing Robbie Deans.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Deans has been stood down from his duties following the 2-1 series defeat to the British and Irish Lions.

There is a press conference scheduled for this Tuesday which is when the official announcement is expected to be made by ARU chief Bill Pulver.

The Wallabies' next match is against world champions New Zealand in their 2013 Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on August 17.

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