17 Sep 2008

Brewer to assist Scotland rugby team

8:21 am on 17 September 2008

The former All Black captain Mike Brewer has been named as an assistant coach for the Scotland rugby side.

Scotland coach Frank Hadden has announced his first training squad for the November tests, including seven uncapped players and two new assistants in Brewer and ex-Ireland assistant Graham Steadman as a defensive expert.

Scotland play the All Blacks, Springboks and Canada in November.

The new Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has previously been an assistant coach with Scotland.