Wigglesworth and Walters to join Borthwick’s England coaching staff | England rugby union team

England have recruited two more coaches from Leicester as Steve Borthwick continues to assemble his management team.

On the day it was confirmed Richard Cockerill would step down at the end of the Six Nations to join Montpellier, the Rugby Football Union announced the appointment of the interim Tigers coach Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters.

Wigglesworth joins as an assistant coach, most likely overseeing the attack which is currently being directed by Nick Evans, while Walters will become head of strength and conditioning in the wake of Jon Clarke’s departure.

Both men will join the England setup at the end of the season.

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It lifts the number of coaches taken from Premiership champions Leicester to four with Borthwick and his number two Kevin Sinfield also prised away from Welford Road.