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Raper to improve - Australian Rugby league News
globalrugbyleague - Fri, 16 Feb 2007 07:04:00 GMT
Former Sharks coach Stuart Raper will be back in the NRL this season after landing a part-time job as a referees consultant.

For Raper – who won a Challenge Cup with Wigan in 2002 – some good news has been long overdue.

The former Cronulla coach – who was given his marching orders at the end of last season - also snapped his Achilles heel before Christmas.

This is not the first time Raper has injured himself during the break. A few years ago the Sharks mentor also fell off a bike.

However lady luck now appears to be on Raper’s side as he prepares to kick-off his new role, adding invaluable feedback from a coaches and players standpoint.

More importantly for the former NRL coach it’s a chance to improve as he told the Daily Telegraph:

“I think this new job will help me in that it will give me a different insight,” Raper admitted.

“It will improve me as a coach if and when a position comes up.” - Read More, Here