Springboks

Permanent Bok role for Gray

2014-04-30 13:20
Richie Gray (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Breakdown consultant Richie Gray has been appointed permanently by the Springboks with the eye on next year's Rugby World Cup in England, according to Twitter reports on Wednesday.

Gray joined the Springboks on a consultancy basis before last year's Rugby Championship.

However, he will now be with the team full-time up to next year's World Cup.

Gray has coached at various levels in his native Scotland and all over the world.

He is regarded, through his innovative work with specific training equipment for Rugby Union, as one of the foremost thinkers of coaching methods relating to the breakdown area.

Gray started an in-depth analysis of the breakdown a number of years ago and has developed a technical training product called 'Collision King', which relate specifically to the breakdown and won the Best Technical Innovation Award at the Rugby Expo in 2011.

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