first_img Post by SA Rugby magazine ‘ Photo: Getty Images ‘ Cheika lands top job in Japan Cheika coached the Wallabies from 2014 to 2019 and was appointed as head coach of Lebanon’s rugby league team for a brief stint earlier this year.There were also reports that Cheika is in contention to become the new head coach of French super club Montpellier. But on Thursday, the Green Rockets confirmed their acquisition of the 54-year-old.‘I am very excited to be joining NEC in this new role,’ Cheika said on his appointment.‘Together with the company, the coaches and the players we will aspire to bring back the DNA of the NEC Green Rockets to bring pride and enjoyment to the whole NEC community.‘I look forward to working hard together with everyone to orchestrate a brighter world for NEC rugby and rugby in Japan.’NEC finished bottom of their conference with seven defeats from seven games in this season’s Top League, which holds its final this weekend.Cheika’s old adversary and former All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen is director of rugby at Toyota Verblitz in Japan, while England head coach Eddie Jones is a consultant at Suntory Sungoliath. ‘ Watch: Kolbe makes Test players look amateur – Ugo MonyeFormer England wing wing Ugo Monye says Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe is one of the most devastating runners in the game ever.SA Rugby MagUndoDental Care For Seniors On Medicare | Sponsored ListingsTsuen Wan: Here’s What Full Mouth Dental Implants Should CostDental Care For Seniors On Medicare | Sponsored Listings|SponsoredSponsoredUndoHero WarsThis game will keep you up all night!Hero Wars|SponsoredSponsoredUndoLife Exact BrazilGrace Jones Is Now 72 Years Old, This Is Her NowLife Exact Brazil|SponsoredSponsoredUndoForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Need to Kill Time on Your Computer, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online Game|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGrammarlyAvoid Grammatical Errors with This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarly|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ Senior Dental Implants | Sponsored AdsHere is what dental implants might cost you in 2021Senior Dental Implants | Sponsored Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoJapan-based Kiwi player: I hope to never experience this againSA Rugby MagUndo’No place for South African teams in Europe next season’SA Rugby MagUndoAirPhysioThis All-Natural “Lung Cleaning” Device Helps Anyone Breathe EasierAirPhysio|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Japanese club NEC Green Rockets has announced the appointment of former Wallabies boss Michael Cheika as its director of rugby. Published on May 20, 2021 center_img GoGoPeak10 Most Beautiful Cities You Should Visit Once In Your LifetimeGoGoPeak|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Posted in News, Top headlines Tagged australia, Japanese Top League, Michael Cheika, NEC Green Rockets, NEWS, Wallabies Aaron Smith names South African as greatest World Cup scrumhalfSA Rugby MagUndo  93  8 Michael Cheika CNAHow is life for Cambodian boy linguist after viral fame?CNA|SponsoredSponsoredUndo AlphaCuteOprah’s New House Cost $90 Million, And This Is What It Looks LikeAlphaCute|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ ‘last_img