Tue 15 Jan 2019 | 08:48

Samoa hit World Cup speed bump

Samoa hit World Cup speed bump
Tue 15 Jan 2019 | 08:48
Samoa hit World Cup speed bump

NEWS: Samoa have suffered a massive setback following the High-Performance General Manager Zane Hilton’s resignation.

The former Melbourne Rebels assistant coach Hilton’s resignation is effective immediately.

Hilton joined Samoa in May 2018 and has aided the side’s journey during the World Cup qualification process.

The 38-year-old has not given a reason for resigning but has wished the team all the best for the upcoming World class event.

“While I know there will be disappointments, I want to thank SRU and Manu Samoa in particular, whom I’ve had the honour of working with over the last 12 months.

“I wish them all the best for the upcoming World Cup,”

In a statement, SRU CHief Executive Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i revealed that Samoa and World Rugby is working in close partnership and are now in the process of reviewing the management needs of the programme and the World Cup campaign.

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