Fenland school head of rugby to coach Scotland women under-20s
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The head of rugby at a Fenland school has been appointed Scotland women under-20s head coach.
Wisbech Grammar School coach Alex Laybourne, who started coaching while at Loughborough University, is national director of the independent school national under-18 team and works with Peterborough Rugby Club,
Mr Laybourne spent three months in Barbados, two months in Guyana and two months in Zambia developing rugby from grassroots through to national level.
He has also coached Leicestershire Women, Leicestershire under-15s and Leicestershire under-20s.
The school enjoys strong links with the Scotland side - former pupil Alistair Price has represented the country at under-20 level.
Mr Laybourne said: “I am delighted to have been appointed to the role of Scotland women under-20s head coach.
“I am looking forward to working in the international rugby environment and being able to use the knowledge and experience I will gain to help develop our pupils and further their rugby education and development.”
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