Beauden Barrett Super Rugby: Blues coach Leon MacDonald rules himself out of ABs consideration

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Highlanders, Blues coaches explain their squad selections at a launch in Auckland.

Leon MacDonald says he has enough on his plate with the Blues to be worrying about a potential All Blacks call-up, ruling himself out of consideration for an assistant position on Wednesday.

At a media day in Auckland, all the cameras were directed at MacDonald’s former Crusaders teammate Scott Robertson and the vacant All Blacks coaching job.

Part of those discussions were about who Robertson would potentially bring in as his assistant coaches, NZR confirming last week they want candidates to come forward with “a team”.

Beauden Barrett All the talk on Wednesday was about the vacant All Blacks coaching job, but Leon MacDonald remains focused on the Blues.

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All the talk on Wednesday was about the vacant All Blacks coaching job, but Leon MacDonald remains focused on the Blues.

However MacDonald, fresh from naming his first Blues side, wouldn’t be dragged into any of the chatter.

“No. This job (Blues) is a big one, we shifted (as a family) up to Auckland and I am motivated to getting this right. It’s a 24 hour job,” he said.

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Crusaders coach and All Black coaching hopeful Scott Robertson

“I feel for Razor (Robertson), it’s a big job to be a Super coach and this is a distraction for sure.

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