All Blacks assistant coach heads to Rockhampton

THE assistant coach of the All Blacks, Michael Byrne, is heading to Rockhampton this week to attend several functions throughout the region.

In an announcement yesterday, the Central Queensland Rugby Union said Michael Byrne would be joined by recently retired Australian-born Scottish Rugby Union man Dan Parks.

Both Michael and Dan have previously worked with CQ Director of Rugby Steve Anderson when the latter was the national high performance director of Scottish Rugby.