according to WORCESTER Warriors target Richard Cockerill has been appointed as the head coach of Edinburgh from the start of next season.
Former Newcastle Falcons, Bath and London Irish chief Gary Gold arrived at Sixways earlier this month and is Warriors’ director of rugby, initially, until the end of the season.
During his time with the club he also reached the Heineken Cup final in Edinburgh in 2009 and won the LV Cup in 2012.
Warriors had been keen to secure Cockerill’s services next term and approached him when they were seeking a new director of rugby.
The three-time Premiership winning coach has signed a two-year deal and will relocate to Scotland for the new role after his recent spell with Toulon.
according to PARichard Cockerill has been named as the new head coach of Edinburgh Rugby from next season.
Richard Cockerill: Ex-Leicester coach will join Edinburgh.
Former Leicester Tigers coach has signed a two-year contract with the capital club.
He said: “I am very much looking forward to a new challenge and the opportunity at Edinburgh Rugby ticked all the boxes.
The former England international has signed a two-year contract with the capital club with acting coach Duncan Hodge reverting to the role of backs coach.
according to Former Leicester boss Richard Cockerill will become Edinburgh’s new head coach this summer, the Guinness PRO12 outfit have announced.
The ex-England hooker has signed a two-year deal with Edinburgh, with acting head coach Duncan Hodge returning to his previous post of backs coach.
Leicester head coach Aaron Mauger took the Welford Road reins on an interim basis with Cockerill ultimately the fall-guy over a clash of cultures and coaching styles.
Cockerill jumped straight into a short-term role with Toulon after being sacked by Leicester Tigers last month following eight years at the Welford Road helm.
‘As a highly-experienced, winning coach we targeted him and worked hard to ensure his talents could be secured for the benefit of Edinburgh Rugby.
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