Shade To Light Up Scotland A

Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Shade Munro has been appointed as Scotland A head coach for the forthcoming game against Italy A at McDiarmid Park in Perth on Friday 23 February (kick-off 7.30pm). Munro will be joined by Bob Easson, who has been named as assistant coach for the match against the Italians.

Shade Munro has been appointed as Scotland A head coach for the forthcoming game against Italy A at McDiarmid Park in Perth on Friday 23 February (kick-off 7.30pm).

Munro will be joined by Bob Easson, who has been named as assistant coach for the match against the Italians.

Former Scotland international Munro is currently Glasgow Warriors assistant coach and has helped to guide the team to the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals this season.

He also represented Scotland A on six occasions between 1992 and 1996 and began his coaching career with Glasgow Hawks before joining the Warriors in 2003.

Bob Easson is high performance rugby coach with the Scottish Institute of Sport where he has been based since November 1999.

He has a wealth of coaching experience after working with Scotland Under-18, Under-19, Under-21 and Development XV teams. He was also previously head coach with Edinburgh Rugby and, for many years, with Caledonia and their predecessors, North & Midlands.

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