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Bye Bye Boris

Post by TigerFeetSteve » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:30 pm

Just seen Boris Stankovich is leaving his role.

Great servant many thanks for the memories!
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Post by Big Dai » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:31 pm

Just got a ping on my twitter feed. Stanko leaving? What is this madness? I nearly choked on my afternoon pint.
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by bendy » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:32 pm

I think this will be a BIG loss tbh.

Fingers crossed a decent replacement can be found ahead of next season. I don't particularly want SB to be dedicating too much of his time to the scrum.

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by jgriffin » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:33 pm

Surprise announcement, perhaps he's going home to a sane country. I really thought he'd go when MOC returned 😎 but no.
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by RagingBull » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:36 pm

Not really a surprise at 40 he will be looking to move up now.
Suspect he will get a job as a forwards coach somewhere or working with a International team.
Wish it would be at Tigers but with Borthwick we prob can't justify it.

I feel the writing was on the wall when he went with Canada to the Rugby World cup.
He's too good of a coach to just be limited to Scrum.

Who knows though maybe down the line if he can showcase his coaching pedigree he may come back at a higher level.


Thought at first it might be a money thing but judging by
"The club has begun the process to find a replacement scrum coach and, in the interim, Head Coach Steve Borthwick will take on the role."

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by TigerFeetSteve » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:40 pm

RagingBull wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:36 pm
Not really a surprise at 40 he will be looking to move up now.
Suspect he will get a job as a forwards coach somewhere or working with a International team.
Wish it would be at Tigers but with Borthwick we prob can't justify it.

I feel the writing was on the wall when he went with Canada to the Rugby World cup.
He's too good of a coach to just be limited to Scrum.

Who knows though maybe down the line if he can showcase his coaching pedigree he may come back at a higher level.


Thought at first it might be a money thing but judging by
"The club has begun the process to find a replacement scrum coach and, in the interim, Head Coach Steve Borthwick will take on the role."

It may still be a money thing, like you say he's at a point where he's probably pushing to be a full forwards coach, that means he's got to be on a fair whack compared to most scrum coaches. If the replacement is less experienced then money may well be a big contribution
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by teds » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:42 pm

Very sad to see him go, but we have been lucky to have him.
Wish him luck in his new (hopefully elevated) role.

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by baz1664 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:46 pm

Best coach we had, very sad to see him go, world
Class scrum coach who will get a top job elsewhere at the tigers loss!!

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by ay2oh » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:50 pm

As long as he doesn’t go to another premiership team ☹️
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by sam16111986 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:59 pm

ay2oh wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:50 pm
As long as he doesn’t go to another premiership team ☹️
If he does then it'll be in a higher position.

From the tone of the article it sounds like his family are moving away which might suggest either international position or back to NZ. I suspect we'll find out soon enough and I'm sure he'll be a success in his new role.

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by Tiglon » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:15 pm

Shame for Tigers, but I hope he's going onto something new and exciting. I reckon he could be a good Head Coach one day if he fancies it.

Good luck to him whatever he does next. Hopefully we can find someone strong to replace him!

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by Crivvens » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:08 pm

A huge loss, he was the one shining light amongst the coaches during the last few disappointing seasons. While other aspects of our game have suffered, the scrum has been the only thing that still functions at the level it's always done.

Thanks for everything Boris, and good luck in your next venture, you'll be a huge loss.
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by Scott1 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:29 pm

Gutted,our only saving grace. Another nail! Good luck Boris

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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by JP14 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:35 pm

Wish him all the best, either being a scrum coach at international level or moving up to forwards coach elsewhere. Undoubtedly a great servant to the club as both player and coach, will be sorely missed.
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Re: Bye Bye Boris

Post by Ian Cant » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:59 pm

Good luck Boris. Did wonders over the past 3 years when all other coaches had no impact.
What’s Ayerza doing? Farming or fancy a coaching job!
If not, Perry Freshwater!
Ex Tigers but both had the potential to be great coaches.
All the best Boris and your family.

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