Richard Cockerill as a reinforcement for the red and black staff
At the request of our manager, Mike Ford, and with the unanimous agreement of the Rugby Club Toulonnais staff, Richard Cockerill is to join the First Team staff in the coming days and is due to work as a consultant until the end of the season.
Richard Cockerill, who worked for Leicester Tigers from 2005 to January 2017 as the forwards coach, then as the head coach, is to work under the authority of Mike Ford and in collaboration with Marc Dal Maso, the forwards coach, and Steve Meehan, the backline coach.
As a coach, Richard Cockerill led Leicester to the H-Cup final in 2007 and 2009 and won the English Premiership in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013. He is 46 years old.