Andy Robinson

Richard Andrew Robinson OBE (born 3 April 1964) is an English rugby union coach and retired player. He was the director of rugby at Bristol until November 2016.[2] He is the former head coach of Scotland and England. As of September 2019, he is the manager of Romania's national rugby team.

Andy Robinson
OBE
Birth nameRichard Andrew Robinson
Date of birth (1964-04-03) 3 April 1964 (age 58)
Place of birthTaunton, Somerset, England
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb; 13 st 12 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Loughborough Students ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1986–1997 Bath Rugby 249 186
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1988–1995 England 8 (4)
Correct as of 22 October 2006
Teams coached
Years Team
1997–2000
2004–2006
2007–2009
2007–2009
2009–2012
2013–2016
2019–
Bath Rugby
England
Edinburgh Rugby
Scotland A
Scotland
Bristol
Romania[1]

Robinson played as an openside flanker for Bath, England and the British & Irish Lions. He was head coach of England from October 2004 until November 2006, then coach of Edinburgh Rugby and joint coach of Scotland A between October 2007 and June 2009. On 4 June 2009 Robinson was named the new head coach of Scotland. He resigned on 25 November 2012 following a 21–15 defeat at home against Tonga.


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