Solomon To Edinburugh

Edinburgh Rugby have announced the appointment of Southern Kings boss Alan Solomons as their new head coach.

The former South Africa assistant coach, who has steered the Barbarians to wins over five top tier nations (England, Scotland, Wales, South Africa and New Zealand) and led clubs to silverware in both the northern and southern hemisphere, will check into Murrayfield on Friday 9 August.

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He will be joined by Stevie Scott, whose work as interim head coach has been rewarded with a full-time assistant (forwards) role.

“I’m delighted to confirm the appointment of such experienced, respected and passionate coaches,” said Edinburgh managing director, David Davies.

“In addition to attracting the undeniable quality in Alan Solomons, I’m very pleased to retain the se