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Franco Smith appointed Glasgow Warriors head coach on two-year deal

Franco Smith has been appointed Glasgow Warriors head coach on a two-year deal. The former Italy head coach, 50, was most recently the country's head of high performance. Warriors parted with Danny Wilson in June, his two-year spell ending with a 76-14 United Rugby Championship quarter-final defeat by Leinster. "I...
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Former Italy head coach Franco Smith takes over at Glasgow

Glasgow have appointed former Italy head coach Franco Smith as Danny Wilson’s successor.Smith will join on a two-year contract from the Italian Rugby Federation, where he has most recently been working as head of high performance.The former South Africa international lost all 13 of his matches in charge of Italy during 2020 and 2021.Smith was previously head coach of Treviso from 2007 to 2013 and has spent several spells as player, assistant coach and head coach of the Cheetahs in his native country.Let's get to work ⚔️🛡️Read more 👉 https://t.co/cE88lUjQvU pic.twitter.com/rXvW2cBtq0— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) August 2, 2022Wilson was sacked...
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