Worcester Warriors appoint new Director of Rugby

Dean Ryan named Director of Rugby at Worcester Warriors Credit: Worcester Warriors

Worcester Warriors have confirmed that Dean Ryan has been appointed Director of Rugby following the departure of Head Coach Richard Hill.Ryan, who spent four successful years as Head Coach of Gloucester Rugby, will begin his role as Director of Rugby following the final game of the season.

The 46-year-old was part of the Scotland coaching team during this season's Six Nations, where he helped to steer the side to back-to-back victories for the first time in 12 years and, with it, their highest finish for seven years.

During his playing days as a number eight, Ryan won four England caps and enjoyed spells at Saracens, Wasps, Newcastle and Bristol.