Former New Zealand coach John Mitchell has pledged his future to the Western Force amid reports linking him with the vacant Australia post.
The Wallabies are seeking a replacement for the recently-sacked Eddie Jones but Mitchell, who only this year was installed as the coach of the newly-formed Western Force Super 14 team, has ruled himself out of the running.
"I am totally committed to the players, support staff and organisation in Perth," said Mitchell, who has a three-year contract with Western Force.
"I pursued this challenge in Perth from day one and it's unfinished business."
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has urged his fringe players to wrestle the No.9 shirt away from Aaron Smith with work towards their next Rugby Championship outing against Argentina set to intensify this week.
Ryan Grant displayed some impressive singing skills while on tour with the British & Irish Lions. The full release of Lions Raw will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 28th. Pre-order on Amazon.
This clip featuring Simon Zebo will whet your appetite ahead of the much anticipated release of 'Lions Raw', the official Behind the Scenes documentary of the successful 2013 Tour. Full release on October 28th and available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
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