05 Nov New Coach for Super W
The Brumbies Women team will enter the second season of the Super W competition under new leadership with Adam Butt named as the new Head Coach of the Women’s representative team.
Butt was First Grade Defence Coach for Royals Men’s Team that went undefeated in claiming the 2017 John I Dent Cup competition and has had first-hand experience of playing the game as a former member of the Brumbies A team, the forerunner of the Brumbies Runner.
“I am really excited with the opportunity that the Brumbies have given me to become Head Coach of the Super W program,” Butt commented about his appointment to the role.
“With the way the that the women’s game is growing and developing, I am looking forward to the challenge this competition brings. We have a very strong coaching group who are looking forward to getting the squad together and working hard to achieve success this season.”
Butt’s backroom staff will be led by Tevita Siulangapo in the Assistant Coach role with Dave Anable announced as Resource Coach.
“We would like to welcome Adam to the Brumbies family and congratulate him on his appointment as Super W Head Coach,” Plus500 Brumbies CEO Phil Thomson commented.
“We are committed to providing a supportive environment for the Super W team which is an important and integral part of our club.
‘The first season of the competition was excellent, and we are looking forward to seeing the team develop over the next year under the guidance of Adam and his coaching staff.”
The second season of the Women’s National Competition, the Super W, is set to click into gear in late February as the Brumbies lock horns with their peers from New South Wales, Queensland, the Rebels and the Western Force to find the national champions.
As per 2018 supporters will be able to follow the Super W on Fox Sports with some games being shown live whilst others will be replayed in their entirety. Full details of which matches will be selected for live broadcast will follow when released.
Head Coach: Adam Butt
Assistant Coach: Tevita Siulangapo
Resource Coach: Dave Anable