sport news Aaron Mauger takes charge at Highlanders

Aaron Mauger will take charge from the start of the 2018 Super Rugby season Mauger has had coaching experience at the Crusaders and the Leicester Tigers Former centre played 89 games for the Crusaders and 46 times for All Blacks

By Associated Press Reporter

Published: 06:26 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 06:26 BST, 1 August 2017

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Former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger has been hired as head coach of the Highlanders on a three-year deal from the 2018 Super Rugby season.

Mauger will replace Tony Brown, who is headed to Japan, and will work with Mark Hammett, Clarke Dermody and Jon Preston on the coaching team at the Dunedin-based club.

'Aaron has demonstrated to us the passion, commitment and dedication to coaching at the club that we believe

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