Scotland’s director of rugby Scott Johnson for complete sports ,
Is to take up a corresponding role with Rugby Australia in early 2019. Johnson, 56 has worked for Scottish Rugby since joining the national team as an assistant coach in 2012.
Scott Johnson to leave Scottish Rugby for Australia role , Scott Johnson is to leave his role as director of elite rugby with the Scottish Rugby Union to take up a similar role in his native Australia.
He succeeded Andy Robinson as head coach on an interim basis later that year, winning five out of 16 matches.
“This has been a big decision but for me, right now, it is the right one to make,” said Johnson.”I’ve loved my time in Scotland and I’d like to thank Mark Dodson and the board for their support throughout.
“From the outset I’ve wanted to make Scotland more competitive on the world stage on all levels. I’ve had the opportunity to work with some highly talented and committed people and together I think we have made progress in those areas and hope that will continue in the years ahead.
SRU chief executive Mark Dodson added: “Scott has made a significant contribution to the development of elite rugby in Scotland and he leaves with our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the work he has done.
Mark Dodson said: “Scott has made a significant contribution to the development of elite rugby in Scotland , Johnson said: “This has been a big decision but for me, right now, it is the right one to make. From the outset I’ve wanted to make Scotland more competitive on the world stage on all levels,
Scott Johnson will be leaving for a new post with Rugby Australia at the end of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations ,