Scotland hire ex-Bok guru

2016-01-25 14:07
Richie Gray (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Scotland coach Vern Cotter has appointed breakdown specialist, Richie Gray, on a consultancy basis for the upcoming Six Nations, BBC Sport reports.

Gray joins the Scotland set-up following a three-season spell as the Springboks’ specialist breakdown coach.

Gray was a Scotland age-grade international and worked for Scottish Rugby in various coaching roles between 1994 and 2006.

He said working with the senior team is "something special indeed".

"We're looking forward to adding his experience and passion to the group,” said Cotter.

Scotland begin their Six Nations campaign at home to England February 6 then visit Wales and Italy before hosting France and finishing in Ireland.

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