Townsend in for Cot­ter

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Ed­in­burgh: Scot­tish Rugby have con­firmed Glas­gow War­riors boss Gre­gor Townsend will re­place Vern Cot­ter as Scot­land head coach at the end of the 2016/17 sea­son.

Cot­ter’s con­tract ends in June 2017 and Scot­tish Rugby have an­nounced its in­ten­tion to in­stall for­mer Scot­land fly-half Townsend into the role when his cur­rent con­tract with Glas­gow War­riors also ends at the same time. Townsend has been head coach at the War­riors since 2012, lead­ing them to the play-offs in ev­ery sea­son, cul­mi­nat­ing with his team be­com­ing the first Scot­tish pro­fes­sional side to win the league ti­tle in 2015. Planet Rugby

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