Lynn Howells

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Lynn Howells
Personal information
Place of birth Wales

Lynn Howells is a former rugby union player – most notably with Pontypridd RFC – but better known as a rugby union coach.

Howells was born in the Rhondda Valleys.

Coaching career[edit]

Howells was assistant coach to the Wales national rugby union team under Graham Henry during the 1999 Rugby World Cup and took over as caretaker head coach for the 2001 Wales tour to Japan whilst Henry was touring as coach of the British and Irish Lions.

Howells also coached Pontypridd (twice) and Cardiff, Celtic Warriors and the Italian side, Leonessa.

In September 2006 Howells was appointed coach to Edinburgh Rugby but was sacked in August 2007 after a management restructuring[1] and took up the Head Coach position at Doncaster Knights. On 14 January 2012 he was announced as the new manager of the Romania national rugby union team, a position that he will occupy until 2015.


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Romania Haralambie Dumitras
Romania National Rugby Union Coach
Succeeded by