Fresh mental approach helping Holloway and Waratahs after horror 2017 season

The NSW Waratahs have employed a ‘mind coach’ to help them bounce back after a disastrous 2017 Super Rugby season. The 2014 champions finished 16th and won just four of 15 matches in 2017 but according to No.8 Jed Holloway, the non-Wallaby squad members are working hard both on and off the field to move on. “Individually and as a team, we weren't good enough this year and there is no point shying away from that but I think we’ve learnt a lot about ourselves and our group as a result,” Holloway said. “With respect to our fans, we can’t afford to have another year like that in 2018 and we’ve addressed that already. The coaches have added some fresh faces to the squad and the coaching staff and that’s already had a really positive impact.” Holloway was one of the Waratahs best in 2016 but had a tough run of injuries over a 12 month period and struggled to rediscover his best form this season. The 24-year old has been working closely with the Waratahs min
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