Tom Coventry: London Irish boosted by early arrival

Tom Coventry
Tom Coventry was a loose forward with Waikato during his own playing career

London Irish have been boosted by the news Tom Coventry will take up his role as head coach earlier than planned.

Coventry will now take up his position after the conclusion of the Super Rugby tournament in July having been expected to arrive after the World Cup.

Meanwhile, on 1 July, interim head coach, Glenn Delaney, will become the club's head of rugby operations.

Richard Whiffin will continue as assistant boss with Rob Palmer promoted to head of strength and conditioning.

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