Senior Sports Writer

Latest articles from Stuart Bathgate

Townsend adds Horne and Mooar to coaching staff

GREGOR Townsend has drafted Glasgow assistant Pete Horne and experienced New Zealander Brad Mooar into his coaching team for the Six Nations. Both will initially be involved only in the short term – with Horne also retaining his post with the Warriors – but if things go well it is possible that at least one will stay on board for the Rugby World Cup this year.

Gregor Townsend hails Finn Russell as an all-time great player

TO SAY that Gregor Townsend and Finn Russell have not always seen eye to eye would be a gross understatement. The Scotland coach may have played in Russell’s position of stand-off, but the mutual understanding which might have been expected to arise from that fact has often been conspicuous by its absence.