The head Coach of Edinburgh Leaves the club to Pursue Other Opportunities
Cockerill joined Edinburgh 2017 and led the club into the PRO14 playoffs for the first time in his debut season in charge.
Richard Cockerill has left Edinburgh by mutual consent to “pursue other opportunities”.
Cockerill joined Edinburgh 2017 and led the club into the PRO14 playoffs for the first time in his debut season in charge
However, they struggled to rediscover that form during the recent campaign, losing 10 of their 15 games to finish second-bottom in Conference B.
Cockerill said: “Having had constructive conversations with (Scottish Rugby’s director of performance) Jim Mallinder and (Scottish Rugby’s chief executive) Mark Dodson post season it was agreed that we would come to an agreement where I would leave the club by mutual consent to pursue other opportunities.
“I would like to thank everyone at Edinburgh Rugby for the hard work they have put in.
It has been a rewarding four seasons for the club.
“I would also like to thank all the supporters for everything they have done for me and the team you have been amazing