Let Rennie be the boss of the Wallabies, not Johnson: Cheika

Cheika didn’t like the very fact he needed to report back to Johnson and, according to O’Connor in a recent interview with the Herald, stated he was all however a one-man present in choice conferences – a claim Cheika refutes.

Rennie, a two-time Tremendous Rugby title-winning coach with the Chiefs, formally began this week with RA however is but to reach in Australia.

Speaking on an Instagram live video with former Wallabies great David Campese, Cheika stated he wished to see Rennie given full duty for the group.

“I’m personally not a fan of the entire director of rugby idea, whether or not it’s in membership or at nationwide [level], and I believe that Dave Rennie, when he is available in, he must be the boss,” Cheika stated. “There’s just one boss in a footy group. The organisation ought to belief him to run the soccer. That’s no disrespect to the opposite gent [Johnson]. It’s not a private problem.

“That doesn’t imply he’s a totalitarian dictator. He can have recommendation and he’s obtained good employees round him however the accountability issue. It’s a lot simpler to align a gaggle with a boss, CEO, coach, captain … clearly the much less variety of individuals in there the much less methods to go round it.

“You’ve gotten just a few discussions with just a few golf equipment,” Cheika stated. “I used to be over in Europe for the primary a part of the 12 months and went again three or 4 occasions and spoke to a couple groups. [I will] wait to see what the competitions come again with, after they’re beginning, what’s occurring with worldwide footy, what the calendar seems to be like after which perhaps make some plans from there.


“I’m nonetheless very bold round teaching and I believe for the following factor I do I wish to ensure that I take my time to see what’s going to match for me. I’ve by no means achieved teaching only for a job, I’ve had my companies and – I do know this sounds corny – however by no means achieved it for the cash. I’ve beloved doing it and it’s a fantastic way of life. I really like the ups and downs of the sport.”

The Wallabies gained 34 of 68 Assessments when Cheika was in cost, with the final outcome being a 40-16 loss to England in final 12 months’s Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.