Greig Laidlaw is grateful for Vern Cotter’s influence in improving his game, but plans to keep on captaining Scotland once the current head coach moves on.
Scotland Rugby Team
Gregor Townsend’s backroom team will follow him from Glasgow Warriors to Scotland while two of the national coaching team will make the return trip when Scottish Rugby’s musical chairs takes hold next June.
So know we know. Maybe.
Kevin Bryce was good enough as a hooker to get called up for the Rugby World Cup, but Scotland head coach Vern Cotter continually dropping hints changed his career path.
Gregor Townsend is ready for the Scotland head coach’s job, insisted Scottish Rugby CEO Mark Dodson after admitting that the SRU had moved to stop the Glasgow coach from moving abroad.
In some respects Gregor Townsend’s accession to the position of Scotland head coach would seem almost to be pre-ordained.