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Racing 92 coach Ronan O'Gara

Racing 92 coach Ronan O'Gara

Racing 92 coach Ronan O'Gara

Former Munster and Ireland legend Ronan O'Gara appears poised for a sensational move to the southern hemisphere.

Today's Irish Examiner is reporting that the Corkman is set to swap Racing 92 for the reigning Super Rugby champions, the Canterbury Crusaders.

O'Gara will become assistant head coach to Scott Robertson next year.

He is expected to sign an initial two-year deal.

A move to New Zealand would be a major lifestyle change for O'Gara and his family, who have spent the last five years in Paris, but would also boost his CV significantly.

It's unclear whether O'Gara's imminent departure will affect Simon Zebo's decision-making process as he weighs up moves from a host of Top 14 clubs.

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