Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS Sport Rugby Union Richie Gray: I never burnt my bridges with Gregor Townsend Richie Gray has expressed delight at his return to the Scotland squad and stressed there was no fall-out with coach Gregor Townsend. Find the right technique for the right player. It's a personal choice which we understand from Richie. Richie Gray will re-join Glasgow Warriors after agreeing a two-year contract ahead of the 2020/21 season. Teams target weaker individuals and you never want to be the weak link. Please register or log in to comment on this article. Richie Gray is a former Scottish rugby player, and television presenter. "My focus until the end of the season is fully on Toulouse - I want to try and add a couple more titles to this club's trophy cabinet. Former Scotland defender and Great Britain Olympian Ifeoma Dieke speaks to BBC Scotland during Black History Month. It's certainly something very exciting for me. Read about our approach to external linking. I have always had a great relationship with Gregor and, when he got in touch on Sunday night, I was delighted to get back in.”. Train under fatigue but with two or three things in mind. I tend to watch every player and see if I can spot any weaknesses.”, “Every player must be multifaceted, you must have all the skills. Neville: Calvert-Lewin thriving under Ancelotti, Richie Gray to rejoin Glasgow Warriors in 2020/21 after completing season with Toulouse, We would like your feedback, please fill in our survey. Keep at it. "One day you want to coach your own country - I'd like to think that might happen," he added. You must do it every day. Richie Gray has expressed delight at his return to the Scotland squad and stressed there was no fall-out with coach Gregor Townsend. "Scotland's got itself sorted out at the moment," said Gray, who worked under the Springboks' then-head coach Heyneke Meyer at the World Cup. Sportscene will show all of the day's Scottish Premiership goals every Saturday evening this season. He has been beset by injuries in recent seasons but is now fit and jumped at the chance to be part of Townsend’s squad for the autumn internationals. As Scottish lower league football returns this weekend, why not test your knowledge by trying to name all 30 clubs in Scotland's bottom three divisions? Richie Gray is the CEO and founder of Global Sports Innovation (GSI), and has become one of the most sought after Elite Skills Contact Coaches in World Rugby today. "But, for me, I like to put myself into places that really challenge you, places where you're given no chance and you can come out and prove myself so I might continue to do that.". As it stands, Skinner has been replaced by Tim Swinson. GSI has changed the way athletes prepare and train within collision sports globally, focusing on four areas: "There's two or three options on the table for me regarding clubs in England, France, there's also things in Japan going on. Former Scotland centre Joe Ansbro tells his story to BBC Scotland for Black History Month. Having made his debut for Glasgow in 2008, his striking blonde locks soon caught the attention of Scotland coach Andy Robinson who gave him his first cap against the All Blacks in the Autumn Test of 2010. About. Amy Irons, from BBC Scotland's The Nine, takes on former Scotland defender Steven Pressley in this week's Sportscene Predictions. After 13 years of dominance, Glasgow City are facing the biggest threat yet to their reign at the top of Scottish women's football. Gray joined the South African coaching staff in 2013 as breakdown coach, but with Meyer leaving, Gray is contemplating a future elsewhere. Swimmer Michael Jamieson discusses the pursuit of excellence which led to an Olympic silver medal but also resulted in mental health problems and depression. The 65-times capped lock forward has not played for the national side for over two-and-a-half years and asked not to be considered for the 2019 Rugby World Cup following the birth of his son. "To come back and play at Scotstoun in front of my family, friends and the Warrior Nation was a huge factor in my decision. "I just love coaching. Although Gray is the founder of GSI Performance, he is also a full time professional coach in his own right. I think one more would muddy the waters slightly.". Richie Gray is the founder and owner of GSI Performance (Global Sports Innovation) with 25yrs experience in high performance sport. Terminology is key. At 6ft 9in, Richie Gray won’t attack the breakdown the same way as John Hardie. Here the collision coach explains how to make sure you get things right at the contact area…, “The breakdown is not an add-on for your defence or attack coach. Richie Gray will re-join Glasgow Warriors after agreeing a two-year contract ahead of the 2020/21 season.

"He's not been in the squad since I began my time with Scotland.

If you do it properly it can be that 1% that makes the difference – you do it 160 times a game.

Read about our approach to external linking. I want to bring that experience back to Glasgow and win titles with the Warriors. ", Scotland and Lions international Richie Gray is set for a return to Glasgow Warriors, Gray in action for Warriors during his first spell with the club, Pep defends Aguero over Massey-Ellis incident, Liverpool ask PL to look into derby-day VAR decisions. Photo: Getty Images, >> Try 3 issues of Rugby World magazine for just £5 in our Autumn Subscription Trial. World-renowned breakdown specialist Richie Gray who was previously the Springboks Assistant Coach has confirmed that he is joining the Flying Fijians coaching team on a short term contract.

You need players to have the right movement principles and remain dynamic for the breakdown. https://www.u2swisshome.com/subscriptions. However, the Glasgow Warriors lock only has until Tuesday to earn himself a place in the 31-man squad for the tournament. The show began on Sunday 11 November 2007 and lasted only one series. The experienced lock has had an … While Celtic were all too weak, Rangers are showing signs under Steven Gerrard they have grown up as a team, writes Tom English.

"I've got a big decision to make what I'm going to do next, but I'll definitely be coaching somewhere.". Last updated on 20 December 201520 December 2015.From the section Scottish Rugby. Timing does come into these things at times and that's the situation. News. Gray is back playing his club rugby in Scotland after he rejoined Glasgow Warriors in the summer following eight seasons in England and France with Sale Sharks, Castres and Toulouse. Swinson, who was selected for the World Cup four years ago, can play in both the second and back rows, which Wilson said could aid his case. Former British and Irish Lion Richie Gray's absence from Scotland's World Cup training squad is his own decision, says assistant coach Danny Wilson. Understand defence and attack coaches and work with conditioners. Gray fronted STV's coverage of the 2007 Rugby World Cup, and also presented STV's weekly programme, Scotsport Rugby Sunday, with all the latest news and highlights, including footage of Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors, club rugby and the women's games. Not everyone can be the jackler.”, Move in: Munster players adopt different roles at the contact area. "He brings a wealth of experience from his time playing in England, France and internationally with Scotland and the British and Irish Lions. Good use of training aids will develop the detail that allows your team to progress and keep them fit and reduce injuries, says Richie Gray, former contact skills coach for Springboks. “I wasn’t available around the Six Nations time and with regards to Gregor there was never any burnt bridges, it was just a case of having a conversation, him respecting my decision. So instead of doing 20 minutes live, try ten minutes with equipment and ten minutes live.”, Go low: Billy Vunipola goes through his drills in England training. Gray, a 6ft 10in second-row, made his debut for Glasgow against Ulster in 2009 and went on to make 47 appearances during his four-year stay with the club. Some do a lot in pre-season then lose it later. Put a tackle bag in the middle, a ball beside it and a player holding a shield. It's great news that he has decided to come home to Glasgow next season and we're looking forward to him joining us in the summer. Last updated on 27 August 201927 August 2019.From the section Scottish Rugby. South Africa coach Richie Gray admits he has a "big decision" make over his future but has ruled out an immediate return to his native Scotland.