Selkirk rugby ring the changes

SELKIRK RFC rugby board has announced its new 1st XV coaching team for season 2013/2014.

Long-serving head coach Brian Cassidy is stepping down at the end of the current campaign, and will be replaced in the post by Alistair Dickson, at present the senior team’s backs coach.

Ewen Robbie is to continue as forwards coach, and will be assisted next season by former Scotland & British Lions player Iain Paxton, who is also the club’s development officer.

Meanwhile Selkirk’s director of rugby Dennis Henderson is standing down after 15 years in the post, his place will be taken by former Selkirk 1st XV skipper and Youth Club coach Cameron Cochrane. John Smail will continue as 1st XV team manager.