Jeremy Paul well aware of challenges ahead at Penrith

Former Wallaby Jeremy Paul is under no illusions as to the challenges he faces ahead, after signing on to co-coach the Penrith Emus in the 2016 Intrust Super Shute Shield. In fact, those challenges are the reason he took the job. “The best coach I ever had was Rod McQueen and he coached the Waratahs in 1995 when they belted an ACT team by 40 odd points,” he told Rugby News. “The next year, he was the Brumbies coach and he went to Canberra because he said he could tell they had the cattle to be a successful team. Penrith are in a similar position. There is plenty of talent in Western Sydney and with a new attitude and a better work ethic, I’ve got no doubt they can be competitive.” The former Brumbies and Wallabies hooker claimed almost every trophy possible during a 10 year playing career in Australia and continued that success after retirement, coaching the Terrigal Trojans to two Club Championships in recent years. “For me, the foundations of a good rugby club is a s
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