Scotland hire ex-Bok guru

Richie Gray (Gallo Images)
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.

Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
42% - 7945 votes
Cricket
11% - 1990 votes
Football
19% - 3624 votes
Athletics
2% - 467 votes
Boxing
1% - 172 votes
Cycling
2% - 446 votes
Golf
5% - 926 votes
Motorsport
8% - 1581 votes
Tennis
3% - 633 votes
Water sports
1% - 170 votes
American sports
1% - 224 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 576 votes
Vote