Kiwis target 'ambitious' players
SPOTLIGHT: New Zealand’s foremost academy is looking for accomplished, aspiring and ambitious players from around the globe to join them for their next intake.
The Mathew Collins Talent Development group just opened their “Train and Play” in New Zealand recruitment programme.
It starts with the three-week residential High-Performance Players course at IRANZ.
In addition, approved applicants will be able to live and work in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
During the course, players will be assessed and evaluated.
IRANZ will introduce and place players at clubs in New Zealand, where they will play for the season.
According to MCTD and IRANZ approximately 50 percent of the players who complete the high-performance course go on to play professional rugby.
The course will cost you a tidy sum of £6250.00 (NZ$12,490).
IRANZ is arguably the most successful Rugby Academy in the World.
The Coaches who deliver the training have included, Eddie Jones (Japan, England), Brian Ashton (England), Graham Henry (New Zealand), Steve Hanson (New Zealand), Murray Mexted (ex-All Black & IRANZ MD), amongst others.
Those interested are required to send their rugby CV to firstname.lastname@example.org