Wallabies legend returns home to Brumbies

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It is backmost to the aboriginal for Stephen Larkham and the Brumbies aft the Wallabies legend was appointed manager for the 2023 and 2024 Super Rugby Pacific seasons.

After a glittering playing vocation Larkham embarked connected a coaching vocation with the Brumbies earlier moving onto roles with the Wallabies and past Munster.

Larkham announced his departure from the Irish nine yesterday and the Canberra homecoming was confirmed by the Brumbies this morning.

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Brumbies manager Stephen Larkham gives instructions successful 2015 successful Perth. (Getty)

Larkham volition spot retired the play successful Ireland earlier returning to the Brumbies successful July.

Current manager Dan McKellar volition permission astatine the extremity of the 2022 play to instrumentality a fulltime occupation arsenic forwards manager with the Wallabies.

"Through the recruitment process, Stephen proved to beryllium the strongest candidate, and his assignment gives america an accidental to proceed the advancement we person made connected the field, and what we tin adhd to that successful 2022," Brumbies main enforcement Phil Thomson said.

"Making this assignment present puts america successful a presumption wherever we person certainty for the players, and it is besides important that we person continuity and stableness for our existing unit and the organisation moving forward."

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Stephen Larkham. (AAP)

Larkham said helium had added other strings to his bow portion astatine European powerhouse Munster.

"I've developed and learnt a batch some arsenic a idiosyncratic and arsenic a manager successful these past mates of years, and I'm looking guardant to bringing that acquisition backmost to the Brumbies to guarantee their continued success," Larkham said.

"Moving guardant for this season, I'll beryllium supporting the Brumbies arsenic ever from present successful Ireland but my lone absorption present is connected finishing disconnected my clip with Munster connected a high."  

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