Life in France with Greig Laidlaw & Johnnie Beattie

Life in France with Greig Laidlaw & Johnnie Beattie

This week, former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw and former Scotland international Johnnie Beattie joined Al Kellock, Chris Paterson and Jamie McMillan on the latest episode of The Official Scottish Rugby Podcast, together with the Royal Bank of Scotland to discuss life in France and retiring from international rugby.

Greig, living in Clermont and Johnnie, who is in the South of France told us their different experiences at French clubs, family life in France and learning the language.

“That was probably the reason I went to Clermont…I think Clermont was the perfect fit for me” – Greig Laidlaw

Al, Chris, Greig and Johnnie discuss international retirement and returning to BT Murrayfield as a fan for a Scotland match.

“I feel very privileged to have been able to step away from international rugby under my own terms and I think it makes it that little bit easier to accept it.”– Greig Laidlaw

“I think Vern Cotter just retired me!” – Johnnie Beattie

Hear the full episode below:

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