Andrew Cotter

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Andrew Cotter (born 20 July 1973) is a Scottish sports broadcaster working primarily for the BBC, covering mainly golf and rugby union, but also tennis, athletics and The Boat Race.

Personal life[edit]

Cotter is from Troon and has a degree in French and Philosophy from the University of Glasgow. He played golf for Scottish Schools and Scottish Universities.[1][2]

Former BBC positions[edit]

  • 2000–2004: Commentator on BBC Radio 5 Live covering Golf and Rugby Union
  • 2001–2006: Sports presenter on BBC News 24 and BBC World.
  • 2008: Commentated on 2008 Summer Olympic Games for BBC Covering Weightlifting and Modern Pentathlon.
  • 2011: Main BBC Commentator on the 2011 Australian Open tennis
  • 2012: London 2012 Summer Olympics, commentating on Tennis and Canoeing/Kayaking events.

Current BBC positions[edit]

Freelance work[edit]

  • 2011: ESPN Rugby when Nick Mullins was commentating on the Rugby World Cup for ITV
  • 2012: Wheelchair Rugby for Channel 4 Paralympic Coverage
  • 2010–2014: Sky Sports Red Button commentary of the Heineken Cup
  • 2014–present: Pool Stage commentator for BT Sport European Rugby Champions Cup & European Rugby Challenge Cup