Bryan Redpath

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Bryan Redpath
Birth nameBryan William Redpath
Date of birth (1971-07-02) 2 July 1971 (age 49)
Place of birthGalashiels, Scotland
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
ChildrenCameron Redpath
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000–2005 Sale Sharks 80 (35)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1993–2003 Scotland 60 (5)
Teams coached
Years Team
2009–2012
2012–2015
2015–2017
Gloucester Rugby
Sale Sharks
Yorkshire Carnegie

Bryan William Redpath (born 2 July 1971 in Galashiels) is a former Scottish rugby union player and coach.

Early life and family[edit]

Redpath attended Kelso High School in Kelso, Scottish Borders. His son, Cameron Redpath, has played for the England under-20 team and was selected in Scotland's squad for the 2021 Six Nations Championship.[1]

Rugby playing career[edit]

Before leaving to play professional rugby for Melrose RFC, Racing club de Narbonne Méditerranée in France, and Sale Sharks in England.[2] Redpath won 60 caps for Scotland, captaining the team on a number of occasions. He appeared at three Rugby World Cups in 1995, 1999 and 2003.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring from playing, Redpath took on coaching roles. He was the backs' coach at Gloucester Rugby 2005 to 2009 before being promoted to Head Coach in June 2009.[3] He resigned from his Gloucester role in 2012 and joined Sale Sharks.[4] He was confirmed as the Director of Rugby post at Sale Sharks in June 2012.[5] However, on 30 October 2012, Redpath was removed from his position to become Head Coach whilst Steve Diamond became new Director of Rugby.[6] In March 2015, Redpath left Sale and took up the position of Head Coach for RFU Championship side Yorkshire Carnegie.[7]

In January 2017, he announced that at the end of the season he was leaving rugby coaching roles to take up a job outside rugby.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland: Cameron Redpath among four uncapped players in Six Nations squad". BBC Sport. 20 January 2021. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Redpath a Sale item after French row". The Scotsman. 10 August 2000. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Gloucester part company with Ryan". BBC Sport. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 11 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Gloucester threaten Sale over Bryan Redpath's departure". BBC Sport. 18 April 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Bryan Redpath is confirmed as Sale Sharks boss". BBC News. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Bryan Redpath removed as Sale Sharks' Director of Rugby". BBC Sport. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Bryan Redpath: Yorkshire Carnegie appoint ex-Sale coach". BBC Sport. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Bryan Redpath: Yorkshire Carnegie head coach to leave club at end of the season". BBC Sport. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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