McGeechan joins Leeds

Mon, 23 Jul 13:41:52 2012

Former British and Irish Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan has been appointed as executive chairman of Championship club Leeds Carnegie.

McGeechan, 65, who spent 16 seasons as a player at Headingley, succeeds Paul Caddick and will be working alongside director of rugby Chris Gibson and head coach Diccon Edwards.

"I am delighted to have this opportunity to come back to where it all started for me and give something back to my club," he said.

"I want to do everything I can to help develop the strong base there is already established here so that Yorkshire talent continues to be given an opportunity to shine at Leeds Carnegie."

 

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