Australia coaching staff the most experienced at World Cup

Rugby News Service Australia have the most experienced coaching staff at Rugby World Cup 2015 when international appearances as players are tallied up. The Wallabies’ back-room staff share 221 international test caps between them, including 37 Rugby World Cup games. As players, the coaches also won 81 per cent of their World Cup games. Stephen Larkham (AUS), the Australia team skills coach, accounts for 102 of those test caps, including 12 RWC caps, while scrum coach Mario Ledesma (ARG) won 84 caps for Argentina, including 18 at World Cups. England have the second highest number of RWC test caps (27) and the third most caps overall (137) despite head coach Stuart Lancaster (ENG) having not played test rugby. Skills coach Mike Catt (ENG) has the most playing experience at Rugby World Cups among England's coaches with 19 caps. The Scotland coaching staff have 138 international appearances in total to be second overall in test experience while fifteen of the twenty head
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