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Wayne Pivac: Scarlets chief to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach

Wayne Pivac: Scarlets chief to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac will succeed Warren Gatland as Wales coach on a four-year deal.Gatland is stepping down after the 2019 World Cup in Japan and will be replaced by his fellow New Zealander.Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) chairman Gareth Davies and chief executive Martyn Phillips announced the appointment at a scheduled press conference on Monday.
Two more New Zealanders - Glasgow's Dave Rennie and Crusaders' Scott Robinson - had also been linked.Pivac will start working for the Welsh governing body in July 2019 and take over when Gatland steps down after the global tournament, which will be played in autumn that year.Until he takes up the role, Pivac will remain in charge of Scarlets.More to follow.
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