Rory Teague follows Ackermann and Humphreys out of Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby have announced that Skills Coach Rory Teague has left the club. He had been rumoured to be in line for the Head Coach role after the departure of Johan Ackermann. However George Skivington was brought in from London Irish.

Director of Rugby David Humphreys also left the club during the season pause and will not be replaced on a like-for-like basis. Instead, Alex Brown will cover some duties from the newly created Chief Operating Officer role.

Another short stint for Rory Teague

Teague is a famous name in Gloucester, most notably through club legend Mike Teague, who is Rory’s second cousin. The Gloucester-born man began his career at Kingsholm but only for a brief time in 2003. He then moved down the road to play for Bristol, remaining there for three years.

The fly half then moved to France and played for several clubs in the Pro D2. Starting at Limoges, Teague then spent a season at each of Tarbes, Aurillac and Grenoble.

Having not established himself in either of England or France’s top divisions, Teague retired at only age 27. He then moved into coaching.

Rory Teague started top-flight coaching with Wasps and Saracens before becoming the backs and attacks coach for the England Under 20s. He was part of the set-up when they won the Junior World Championship in 2016, working with the likes of Joe Marchant, Harry Mallinder and Max Malins.

Rory Teague leaves Gloucester Rugby

Teague is the second departure from Gloucester on Tuesday 7 July after Stade Francais confirmed they signed Gerbrandt Grobler. The official club announcement from Gloucester states a new coaching line-up will be revealed in due course.

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