Gloucester’s new head coach could be a shock appointment – according to reports

According to The Rugby Paper, George Skivington has emerged as a shock target for Gloucester who are set to revamp their coaching staff ahead of the resumption of the Premiership.

The 37-year-old, who is currently assistant coach at London Irish, is the latest name to be linked with the Cherry & Whites.

The former England Saxons second row who played for Saracens, Wasps, Leicester Tigers and London Irish is rated as one of the hottest young properties in the Premiership and could form a dynamic young coaching team at Kingsholm with Rory Teague.

Teague, currently skills coach at Gloucester, has been confirmed to be one of the named on the shortlist drawn up by the Premiership club.


LIST | 5 Englishmen who’ll represent other nations when rugby returns

These five English-born players are set to win caps for other nations when rugby makes its return following the Pandemic…

1. Johnny Williams (Wales)

Place of birth: Weston-super-Mare

Back playing rugby following his cancer recovery, centre Johnny Williams is poised to exit Newcastle Falcons to join Scarlets, according to Wales Online. The 23-year-old made an appearance with the red rose on his chest only last year, starting inside-centre for an England XV against the Barbarians. And with a father from north Wales, Williams also qualifies to pull on the red jersey – with that sole appearance at Twickenham not committing him to England as it was an uncapped match.

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