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Leadership & Culture, Performance | Sep 2, 2020
The Scotland men’s rugby union Head Coach welcomes the sport’s return and explains how he draws lessons from setbacks.

Gregor Townsend, the Head Coach of the Scotland men’s national rugby union team, is in reflective mood as he talks to At Home With Leaders.


Direct from his home in the Scottish borders, Townsend explains how both he and his players came to terms with the sport’s shutdown in Scotland and the steps taken to ensure his players were ready to return to play at the end of August.

In a remarkably candid conversation he also delves into:

– Why players will become increasingly self-sufficient post-lockdown [7:00];

– How the role of the coach is evolving [14:00];

– His reflections on Scotland’s 2019 Rugby World Cup [15:30];

– How he implements the lessons learned along the way [29:00].

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