Pat Lam has been sacked after presiding over a horror season when the Auckland-based team managed just four wins from 16 games.
The Blues’ best finish under Lam’s guidance was fourth place last year. They finished seventh in 2010, and ninth the previous year.
Kirwan enjoyed an illustrious career on the wing for the All Blacks before moving to coaching which has seen him in charge of Italy and Japan in RWC campaigns. Continue reading