Philip Doyle was appointed as Scotland Women Head Coach in 2019.

Former Ireland Women’s Head Coach Philip Doyle was named as the new Scotland Women Head Coach in May 2019.

Doyle comes with a wealth of international experience in the women’s game developed over two spells with the Irish team which saw a Grand Slam achieved in 2013 and qualification to the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup.

He first coached the Ireland Women’s National team in 2003 for three years.

He returned as head coach in 2010 and led the team to its first Women’s Six Nations title, achieving a Grand Slam and Triple Crown in the process, in 2013.

Doyle also created history when Ireland Women defeated the NZ Black Ferns in the pool stages of the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, becoming the first Irish international side to beat a New Zealand national team. They reached the semi-finals before finishing in fourth place.

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