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Collins, who described convincing Lewis-Francis to change coach as "pushing against an open door", said: "I might push at some other open doors - and some that might be slightly more sticky."
"We're pushing against an open door ( but it's a narrow door.
"We've been pressing for this for a long time, and with Chris John it was a case of pushing against an open door. I'm delighted the BHB has changed its mind."