Team Scotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Wood as Women’s Rugby Sevens Team Manager for Birmingham 2022!
Woody is no stranger to the sport, having spent the last eight years working for Scottish Rugby as Medical Co-Ordinator and, since 2017, Medical Services Manager.
He will support the preparation of the Women’s Rugby Sevens team ahead of their debut appearance at a Commonwealth Games, achieved following an impressive fourth place finish at last year’s Rugby Europe Sevens Championship Series.
Woody said: “Being selected as team manager for Team Scotland Women Rugby Sevens is a huge honour, especially at their first Commonwealth Games.
“We have an exciting group of players, led by an excellent coach in Scott Forrest, and I look forward to helping the players enjoy what will be a great occasion.”
Chef de Mission Elinor Middlemiss said: “We are delighted to have Woody join our Sport Team Management group.
“He will be an asset not only to our preparations with the Women’s Rugby Sevens side, but also the wider Team Scotland support staff.”
“It is a very exciting year for Women’s Rugby in Scotland and we hope the team can put on a strong showing in Birmingham.”