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Saracens boss Venter steps down

30 November 2010

  • Saracens boss to give up role and return to South Africa
  • Brendan Venter returning home for family reasons and hands over to Mark McCall
Brendan Venter

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Saracens have announced that director of rugby Brendan Venter is to give up his role at the club from January 9 and return to South Africa for family reasons.

Venter will continue to work for Saracens in the newly-created position of technical director, making frequent visits to London to fulfil his duties.

The shake-up will take effect from January 9 with current first team coach Mark McCall promoted to the role of director of rugby.

Former England internatonal Andy Farrell will become first team coach.

Sky Sports