Scott Wisemantel stands down as Wallabies assistant coach

The Wallabies have confirmed assistant coach Scott Wisemantel has resigned effective immediately.Wisemantel was the first coach added by Dave Rennie when he took over in 2019, returning to the set-up after 16 years coaching the likes of Samoa, Japan and England.CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR EARLY BIRD AND HOSPITALITY TICKETS FOR THE HSBC SYDNEY SEVENSThe attacking coach has opted to step away, believing it's the best decision for his family as he pursues 'business interests outside of rugby..'“While this has been a very difficult decision, it's one that's best for me and my family at this point in time," Wisemantel said in a statement."The World Cup is the pinnacle of our sport and requires 100% commitment and that's something I'm unfortunately unable to give at the moment."I've loved being with this team under Dave and wish them all the best for their season and in the World Cup later this year."It comes after defence coach Matt Taylor stepped away in August, replaced by Laurie Fisher."Scott's a top man and one of the best coaches I've ever worked with," Wallabies coach Dave Rennie added."He's hugely respected around the world, has a mountain of experience at International leveland an incredible rapport with our players."While we did all we could to try and keep Scott, we respect his decision and wish him, Gabsand the girls all the best."He's been a massive part of this group for the past three years and we'll miss him."The Wallabies have begun the process for a replacement, with a training squad set to enter a four-day camp on the Gold Coast next week.Click Here: Milan soccer tracksuit