A star-studded Stan Sport rugby roster simply obtained much more stacked.
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and World Rugby Hall of Famer David Campese at this time joined the commentary team on Australia’s new house of rugby.
Colourful and combative, Cheika led the Wallabies to the Rugby World Cup closing in 2015 – an achievement that additionally earned him the honour of being named World Rugby’s coach of the 12 months.
Cheika is the one rugby coach to assert main provincial titles in each the northern and southern hemispheres, guiding Leinster to the Heineken Cup title in 2009 and the Waratahs to Super Rugby glory in 2014.
His Wallabies tenure ended after reaching the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Cup.
“I am excited about how Australians will be watching rugby as the game moves into a new era with Stan Sport,” Cheika stated.
“I’m eager to get started with the new Stan commentary team and to share my passion for rugby with loyal fans and newcomers alike.
“We’ll be bringing better protection to the sport, with deeper perception into each match – from rugby’s grassroots soul all the best way to the brilliance of the worldwide degree.”
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Campese, renowned as one of the greatest players in rugby history, starred in 101 Tests for Australia and redefined the way the game was played.
His ‘goose step’ remains legendary and ‘Campo’ remains one of the most recognised rugby figures in the world.
“I’m actually trying ahead to getting again into stay rugby commentary and to passing on my information and evaluation to the knowledgeable and passionate Australian rugby group,” Campese said.
“It’s the beginning of a brand new period with Stan Sport and I’m grateful to be a part of it”
Led by respected rugby hosts Roz Kelly and Nick McArdle, Stan Sport’s commentary lineup also features former Wallabies Tim Horan, Morgan Turinui, Drew Mitchell and Justin Harrison, in addition to All Blacks legend Andrew Mehrtens and former dual code star Allana Ferguson.
Experienced commentators Sean Maloney and Andrew Swain are also on board to call every kick, try and tackle this year.
Stan’s add-on sport package will be available for $10 a month and is the only place to watch every match.
Consumers can enjoy rugby ad-free, live and on demand and can pre-activate the sport package now to get a 30 day free trial for a limited time only.
The 30 day free trial will start when Stan Sport launches.
Pre-activating is as simple as visiting: Stan.com.au/sport