London Irish Coach Joins Eddie Jones' Wallabies Coaching Staff for 2023 Rugby World Cup - Ruck

London Irish Coach Joins Eddie Jones’ Wallabies Coaching Staff for 2023 Rugby World Cup

London Irish have confirmed that Assistant Coach Brad Davis, will be joining up with Eddie Jones and the Wallabies squad for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. After the competition with Australia Rugby, the Exiles Coach will then return to the G-tech Community Stadium for the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season.

Brad Davis, assistant coach for London Irish before the Gallagher Premiership match between London Irish and Newcastle Falcons at The Gtech Community Stadium, London on 3 December 2022 (Photo: Danny Loo/PPAUK)

Davis will start his role with the Wallabies, for their World Cup Warm-Up matches this Summer. Australia take on the All Blacks in Dunedin, and then take on this year’s Rugby World Cup hosts; France.

“Firstly, I want to thank Declan Kidney, Les Kiss and London Irish for giving me the opportunity to coach on the international stage, something that has always been a dream of mine,” Davis to the London Irish Media.  

“It’s a hugely exciting opportunity and I’m looking forward gaining some fantastic experience from Eddie Jones and the rest of the Australia coaches. Like at London Irish, I will be working with an extremely talented group of players.   “I look forward to bringing all this experience back to London Irish to continue the upwards trajectory that we are on.”

London Irish Assistant Coach Brad Davis before the Premiership Rugby Cup match between London Irish and Saracens at The Brentford Community Stadium, London on November 19 2021 (Photo: Danny Loo/PPAUK)

“Everyone at the Club wishes Brad the best of luck for his time with Australia, it’s an opportunity that he thoroughly deserves,” said Declan Kidney, Director of Rugby.  

“International recognition, whether that be at coaching or playing level, is always a proud achievement for the Club. Brad has had a fantastic impact since his arrival, and we look forward to welcoming him back with a wealth more of experience.”