New operations manager for Counties



Dameon Chaney has been appointed the new Rugby Operations Manager for the Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union.
Chaney joined CMRFU early in 2010 as a Rugby Development Officer and since then has been instrumental in growing player numbers, developing the Ultrarip non-contact form of rugby, developing coaching resources and establishing the new Coaches Club.
The 37 year-old has also been a key part of growing the Women’s rugby programme within Counties Manukau and has coached several of the Union’s representative teams.
Chaney’s commitment and passion for rugby and the Counties Manukau region has the former Wesley College First XV captain and prefect looking forward to his new role.
“I am very excited about the new challenge. I am grateful for the support of the Counties Manukau Community Rugby team and lucky to lead such a hard working, innovative group of talented people,” he said.
Counties Manukau Chiefs Executive Officer Andrew Maddock said “Dameon is highly respected in our rugby community and has developed strong relationships through out the region.
“He has shown great initiative within our Union so we are rapt by this new appointment.”

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