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# vern-cotter - This month November 2022

Fiji boss says tomorrow's Test match will be used as ‘training session’ by Ireland
# Dublin Date
# Dublin Date

Fiji boss says tomorrow's Test match will be used as ‘training session’ by Ireland

Nov 11th 2022, 11:50 AM 8,586 Views 3 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side go into the game having downed South Africa and with Australia on the horizon.

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Vern Cotter to take over as Fiji rugby head coach
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Vern Cotter to take over as Fiji rugby head coach

Jan 28th 2020, 9:37 AM 5,131 Views 4 Comments

Chairman Francis Kean says the acquisition is ‘an investment and a coup’ for the country.

Leinster ready to scrap for every point in toughest Champions Cup pool
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Leinster ready to scrap for every point in toughest Champions Cup pool

Oct 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 4,647 Views 7 Comments

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen remains wary of Montpellier’s array of talent eve if Aaron Cruden fell foul of injury.

'I wasn't allowed to stay with Ulster any longer': Montpellier confirm three-year contract for Ruan Pienaar
# Au Ru-voir
# Au Ru-voir

'I wasn't allowed to stay with Ulster any longer': Montpellier confirm three-year contract for Ruan Pienaar

Jun 13th 2017, 1:46 PM 9,477 Views 13 Comments

Vern Cotter is assembling quite the crop of Galacticos in the south of France.

Here's the Scotland team out to derail Ireland's Six Nations on Saturday
# Team News
# Team News

Here's the Scotland team out to derail Ireland's Six Nations on Saturday

Feb 2nd 2017, 1:14 PM 9,043 Views 16 Comments

Vern Cotter makes three changes for Murrayfield opener.

Ireland target top two in what may be most competitive Six Nations yet
# Progress
# Progress

Ireland target top two in what may be most competitive Six Nations yet

Jan 26th 2017, 3:00 PM 24,801 Views 25 Comments

Joe Schmidt is hopeful his key players can stay injury-free in the 2017 championship.

'The potential for injury is evident' - Schmidt understands Murray complaints
# Rumbling On
# Rumbling On

'The potential for injury is evident' - Schmidt understands Murray complaints

Jan 26th 2017, 1:01 AM 6,665 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half was deeply unhappy at what he perceived as Glasgow targeting his standing leg.

Hogg wants Scotland to be inspired by Warriors for Ireland clash
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Hogg wants Scotland to be inspired by Warriors for Ireland clash

Jan 24th 2017, 10:43 AM 6,469 Views 10 Comments

The fullback was a member of the Glasgow side that thrashed two-time European champions Leicester 43-0.

Here's the Scotland squad Vern Cotter will pick from to face Ireland
# First Up
# First Up

Here's the Scotland squad Vern Cotter will pick from to face Ireland

Jan 18th 2017, 10:47 AM 6,363 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s opener in Murrayfield is just two and a half weeks away.

'The time is now right': Townsend to replace Cotter in Scotland job next summer
# SER GREGOR
# SER GREGOR

'The time is now right': Townsend to replace Cotter in Scotland job next summer

Aug 17th 2016, 4:35 PM 5,269 Views 15 Comments

The former out-half will be a big loss to Glasgow Warriors and the Pro12.

VC's Scotland taking no chances with 'tight group' picked for tour of Japan
# Due Respect
# Due Respect

VC's Scotland taking no chances with 'tight group' picked for tour of Japan

May 9th 2016, 2:55 PM 4,868 Views 6 Comments

Vern Cotter won’t be handing out any new caps this summer.

'Vern shaped Joe in some ways in those early years' - Old mates collide
# Masterminds
# Masterminds

'Vern shaped Joe in some ways in those early years' - Old mates collide

Mar 16th 2016, 7:50 AM 4,686 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s meeting with Scotland renews the friendly rivalry between the head coaches.

Scotland show attacking cutting edge to burn off Italian threat
# Bella
# Bella

Scotland show attacking cutting edge to burn off Italian threat

Feb 27th 2016, 4:13 PM 7,099 Views 1 Comment

More of this please, rest of Six Nations!

They couldn't... could they?! The Scottish perspective on the Six Nations
# Behind Enemy Lines
# Behind Enemy Lines

They couldn't... could they?! The Scottish perspective on the Six Nations

Feb 4th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,770 Views 4 Comments

Scottish rugby blogger Rory Baldwin gives us the lowdown on our Celtic cousins ahead of the Six Nations kick-off.

Cotter sticks with Scotland's World Cup troops for Six Nations opener
# Send Them Homeward
# Send Them Homeward

Cotter sticks with Scotland's World Cup troops for Six Nations opener

Feb 4th 2016, 1:08 PM 4,702 Views 8 Comments

Four Italian debutants set to face France in Saturday’s championship kick-off.

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces
# Countdown
# Countdown

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces

Jan 19th 2016, 11:13 AM 5,183 Views 7 Comments

Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have impressed Vern Cotter.

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?
# Northsiders
# Northsiders

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?

Sep 17th 2015, 9:47 PM 9,343 Views 10 Comments

Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.

Not-yet-qualified Josh Strauss named in Scotland's World Cup squad
# Parachute
# Parachute

Not-yet-qualified Josh Strauss named in Scotland's World Cup squad

Sep 1st 2015, 3:37 PM 9,433 Views 14 Comments

The rest of the tournament can go shave, Strauss has the best beard award locked down.

Pyrgos try lights up scrappy Scots in Italy
# Winning
# Winning

Pyrgos try lights up scrappy Scots in Italy

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:21 PM 6,317 Views 0 Comments

Scotland travelled to Turin hoping to build on the performance that left them on the wrong side of a 28-22 defeat to Ireland.

Despite a winless Six Nations Scotland offer Vern Cotter a new deal
# Stand By Your Man
# Stand By Your Man

Despite a winless Six Nations Scotland offer Vern Cotter a new deal

Aug 12th 2015, 5:12 PM 3,351 Views 9 Comments

Scotland show their faith in Cotter with a new contract

Scotland have named the squad to take on Ireland this weekend
# Experimental
# Experimental

Scotland have named the squad to take on Ireland this weekend

Aug 11th 2015, 12:52 PM 7,200 Views 7 Comments

Glasgow’s Henry Pyrgos will captain the side.

Scotland are bringing in a hostage negotiation specialist to prepare team for World Cup
# Life Or Death
# Life Or Death

Scotland are bringing in a hostage negotiation specialist to prepare team for World Cup

Jun 17th 2015, 6:20 PM 6,771 Views 6 Comments

Eric Blondeau will try improve their decision making.

A Leinster cult hero is joining Scotland's World Cup coaching team
# Wagga
# Wagga

A Leinster cult hero is joining Scotland's World Cup coaching team

May 6th 2015, 12:38 PM 8,864 Views 9 Comments

Nathan Hines will link up with his former Clermont boss Vern Cotter after he retires from playing.

'I owe him a fair bit' - Joe Schmidt and Vern Cotter ready for chess match
# Cult Of The Coach
# Cult Of The Coach

'I owe him a fair bit' - Joe Schmidt and Vern Cotter ready for chess match

Mar 21st 2015, 11:08 AM 5,048 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi pair won a Top 14 title together at Clermont back in 2010.

Here's the team that will attempt to deny Ireland a Six Nations title
# Enemy
# Enemy

Here's the team that will attempt to deny Ireland a Six Nations title

Mar 19th 2015, 12:06 PM 18,182 Views 28 Comments

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has made two changes for a clash with the ‘hugely motivated’ Irish.

Lessons learned in Cardiff might save Ireland in the World Cup - Mike Ross
# Master And Apprentice
# Master And Apprentice

Lessons learned in Cardiff might save Ireland in the World Cup - Mike Ross

Mar 18th 2015, 1:56 PM 4,460 Views 0 Comments

Two Kiwi head coaches go up against each other at Murrayfield this weekend.

Horne steps in for suspended Russell as Scotland name side for pivotal Italy clash
# Warriors
# Warriors

Horne steps in for suspended Russell as Scotland name side for pivotal Italy clash

Feb 26th 2015, 10:13 PM 4,966 Views 4 Comments

Vern Cotter has made two enforced and two tactical changes for Saturday’s meeting with the Azzurri.

Joe Schmidt's former boss is looking forward to going head-to-head on the final day of the 6 Nations
# Old Friends
# Old Friends

Joe Schmidt's former boss is looking forward to going head-to-head on the final day of the 6 Nations

Feb 5th 2015, 7:30 AM 4,303 Views 1 Comment

Vern Cotter coached with Schmidt at Clermont for three years.

Vern Cotter picks four uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Vern Cotter picks four uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad

Jan 20th 2015, 7:05 PM 4,948 Views 4 Comments

There’s no space for Saracens flanker Kelly Brown or John Barclay of the Scarlets.

Shock and awe Springboks hammer Scotland by 49 points
# Shellacking
# Shellacking

Shock and awe Springboks hammer Scotland by 49 points

Jun 28th 2014, 4:46 PM 7,288 Views 10 Comments

Three tries in 16 minutes had Vern Cotter’s men teetering in Port Elizabeth and the hosts were only warming up.

Scotland name uncapped 20-year-old Ashe at No. 8 for Springbok Test
# Deep End
# Deep End

Scotland name uncapped 20-year-old Ashe at No. 8 for Springbok Test

Jun 26th 2014, 2:38 PM 3,949 Views 2 Comments

The back row has been training in New Zealand recently after winning a scholarship.

Scottish winning streak continues after Argentina miss last-minute drop goal
# Vern's Jewels
# Vern's Jewels

Scottish winning streak continues after Argentina miss last-minute drop goal

Jun 21st 2014, 1:16 PM 4,168 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Seymour’s left wing breaks set up two tries for his team.

Vern Cotter gets to work in Scotland by naming 43-man double squad
# All Welcome
# All Welcome

Vern Cotter gets to work in Scotland by naming 43-man double squad

May 20th 2014, 12:23 PM 4,300 Views 4 Comments

The former Clermont boss has called up six uncapped players including Glasgow out-half Finn Russell.

All you need to know about Scotland ahead of the Six Nations
# Celtic Pride
# Celtic Pride

All you need to know about Scotland ahead of the Six Nations

Jan 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,374 Views 6 Comments

Vern Cotter will take over at the end of the season but Scott Johnson is tasked with leaving the Scots in good shape.

Vern Cotter confirmed as Scotland's next head coach
# New Boss
# New Boss

Vern Cotter confirmed as Scotland's next head coach

May 27th 2013, 3:25 PM 2,122 Views 8 Comments

Clermont boss Vern Cotter will take charge of the Scottish national team from June 2014.

5 year nostalgia alert! All change for Munster since taking on Clermont & Schmidt
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

5 year nostalgia alert! All change for Munster since taking on Clermont & Schmidt

Apr 23rd 2013, 11:50 AM 2,902 Views 8 Comments

It feels like a lifetime ago but some of the main protagonists are still on the scene.

Ewen McKenzie 'interested' in taking over Ireland rugby job
# Big Job
# Big Job

Ewen McKenzie 'interested' in taking over Ireland rugby job

Apr 4th 2013, 12:50 PM 8,614 Views 13 Comments

The Aussie says there has been no contact from the IRFU.

Vern Cotter says no to coaching Ireland
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Vern Cotter says no to coaching Ireland

Apr 4th 2013, 10:49 AM 5,501 Views 19 Comments

The Clermont boss had been tipped as a possible contender as part of a ticket with his compatriot Joe Schmidt.

As it happened: Leinster v Clermont Auvergne, Heineken Cup
Live Dec 15th 2012, 3:08 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Clermont Auvergne, Heineken Cup

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France

Dec 9th 2012, 5:36 PM 15,162 Views 11 Comments

‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.

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