The former Bath and England player worked as a coaching consultant with USA Women’s team during the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand joined Bryan Easson’s coaching team as forwards coach. In 2015, he was appointed England U20 Head Coach and led the national age-grade side to success at the 2016 Junior World Cup.
The Gala man made an immediate impact at the Scotstoun club, leading the side into the Play-Offs in his first season (2012/13) before reaching the PRO12 Final in 2014, ultimately losing to Leinster. In 2015, however, Townsend led Glasgow to title success, defeating Munster 31-13 to lift the Guinness PRO12 trophy, before enjoying another first […]
The 39-year-old former flanker played over 100 times for Ospreys, transitioning into coaching with Bridgend between 2010 and 2012, while continuing his playing career with the Swansea side. He took up the region’s Head Coach role in 2012 and led them to the PRO12 title at the end of that season. The club reached the […]
South Africa-born de Villiers played in two Rugby World Cups for France (1999 and 2007) earning 69 caps in an eight-year Test career, which also brought four Six Nations titles. He moved into coaching after his retirement through injury in 2008 and joined South Africa as Scrum Coach in 2012, before switching to Stade Francais […]
John Dalziel joined Gregor Townsend’s backroom staff as Forwards Coach following a successful stint in a similar role at Glasgow Warriors. Dalziel departed Scotstoun after a season with the Warriors having previously enjoyed two years as Head Coach of the Scotland 7s national team and will oversee the contact area alongside the forwards coaching role. […]
Bryan had previously taken charge of the squad as Interim Head Coach in August 2020 and led his team to an impressive 13-13 draw against France in their rescheduled Women’s Six Nations match in October. Bryan has a wealth of experience both as a professional player and as coach. He has coached at National U20, […]
The former Glasgow Warriors player was previously a Contact Coach for the squad before moving into the Assistant Coach role in September. Holmes previously played a key role within the Scottish Futures U20 programme, working as a defence specialist.