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Foley Joins Force Super Rugby Team a Day After Quitting Waratahs

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Foley joined the Western Force Super Rugby team as head coach on a three-year contract a day after quitting the New South Wales Waratahs.

Foley, 45, succeeds Richard Graham, who stood down from the Perth-based franchise in April. Foley resigned as Waratahs coach yesterday after the team ended the season with a team-record eight straight losses to finish 11th in the standings.

The Force finished second-to-last with a 3-13 record and lost captain David Pocock, Australia’s national team skipper, three days ago when he agreed to join the ACT Brumbies on a three-year contract.

“This is an important period for the club and, while we’re not looking to start from scratch, we’re looking to relaunch the team,” Foley said in a statement. “While my expectations are realistic, I’m very excited about this challenge.”

Foley played 50 Tests for the Wallabies and spent three years as an assistant coach at the Sydney-based Waratahs before taking on the top job for this season, where he guided the team to four wins from 16 games.

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