After the tour, Ibanez will spend a month in New Zealand

After the tour, Ibanez will spend a month in New Zealand

France XV manager Rafael Ibanez will be in New Zealand for four weeks after November’s Tests to speak with coaches.

Rafael Ibanez certainly feels at home in New Zealand. Information from RMC Sport that the manager of France’s XV will spend several weeks in the country of the All Blacks at the end of the year, as he did a few years ago. After the Blues’ tour against Australia, South Africa and Japan, the former international hooker (98 caps) will pack his bags to join the other side of the planet.

France-New Zealand opener ahead

Ibanez wants to take advantage of this trip on a private basis to enrich his reflection on the men’s management and discuss on the spot with recognized coaches, less than a year from the World Cup organized in France (with the opening match). on 8 September 2023…vs New Zealand).

In 2017, Ibanez (49) is a regular in these kinds of experiences, as the former manager of Union Bordeaux-Begles has already traveled through several countries and elections, notably Ireland, Wales and several New Zealand provinces. Above all, two years later, Daquois spent four months in New Zealand, where he joined the staff of Thames Valley.

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