Clark Laidlaw joins London Irish
Former Jed player and Coach Clark Laidlaw has decided to return to the UK and has joined London Irish as assistant coach from the beginning of next season. Clark will be responsible for the backs.
He is Assistant Coach at the Wellington Hurricanes, who are currently top of the Super XV table.
Clark started his coaching carear as Jed's first ever youth development officer and moved on to a similar role with East Lothian council befoe moving to New Zealand in 2008. Working within the Taranaki Academy for two years before taking up the position of Skills Coach with the New Zealand 7s team. He returned to Taranaki in 2010 to become their Skills Coach before taking up his current role of Assistant Coach with the Hurricanes in 2013. He is regarded as one of the brightest young coaches in New Zealand.